August 8, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

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Alexander Gardner’s “Ruins of the Arsenal, Richmond, Virginia, April 1865,” from “This Mighty Scourge of War,” an exhibition of art from the Civil War opening Thursday at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick.

Courtesy of Bowdoin College Museum of Art/Museum Purchase, Lloyd O. and Marjorie Strong Coulter Fund

Bridgman/Packer Dance: "Voyeur," multi-layered experience based on the work of painter Edward Hopper, Stonington Opera House. $20 to $25. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Aug. 15.

• THEATER

Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Shakespeare in the Park presented by Fenix Theatre Co., Deering Oaks, Portland. Free. fenixtheatre.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"Mary Poppins," Maine State Music Theatre musical based on classic Disney film, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $36 to $52. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sunday, Tuesday and Aug. 15. Through Aug. 24.

"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice starring Clay Aiken, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Wednesday and Aug. 15; 8 p.m. Friday and Tuesday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 25.

Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables," musical spectacle, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday and Aug. 15; 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday. Through Aug. 17.

"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Thursday, Tuesday and Aug. 15.

"Once on this Island," Caribbean celebration of music and dance, Boothbay Playhouse. $23; $19 for ages 17 and under. 633-3379. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday. "All Shook Up," high-energy jukebox musical with many Elvis Presley favorites, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32, $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, Tuesday and Aug. 15; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 17.

"The Little Mermaid Jr.," presented by Midcoast Youth Theater, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $10; $8 for seniors and students. youth-theater.org. 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"Salamanticus," fantasy set in a strange realm of corrupt empires, giant insects, amazing contraptions and living statues presented by Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble, Bowdoinham Town Hall. $20; $15 for seniors and students; $10 for ages 12 and under. ziggurattheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday. "The Rocky Horror Show," campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit. $25; 21-plus. patrickdorowproductions.com. 11:30 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 23.

Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," Pulitzer Prize-winning drama presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $10 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday. In repertory through Aug. 17.

Monty Python's "Spamalot," musical comedy based on classic 1974 film, Community Little Theatre, Auburn. $18; $15 for seniors; $10 for ages 12 and under. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Aug. 15; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 18.

"The Knight of the Burning Pestle," comedy presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $10 to $30; $25 for seniors; $20 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. In repertory through Aug. 16.

"The Taming of the Shrew," Shakespeare comedy presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $28 to $30; $25 for seniors; $20 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Wednesday. In repertory through Aug. 18. "Year of Magical Thinking," one-woman show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. Sunday. In repertory through Aug. 17.

"Who?" one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick. $15 with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. Doors at 5:30 p.m. Monday; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 28.

Maine State Music Theatre's "Footlight Follies," an evening of songs, skits and silliness with MSMT favorites and special guests, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $30 to $100. msmt.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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