August 14, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, art museums and galleries

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“Underhill #2,” acrylic by Irma Cerese from “Suggestion: Landscape,” an exhibition of her work continuing through Sept. 22 at Landing Gallery in Rockland.

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“Game,” oil on panel by super-realist Italian painter Laura Bianchi, from the exhibition of her work continuing through Sept. 1 at Goobies in Boothbay Harbor.

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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. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The Fantastiks," musical, Boothbay Playhouse. $23; $19 for ages 17 and under. boothbayplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, Wednesday and Aug. 22; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 24.

"RENT," award-winning musical with adult themes and language, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $15; $10 for seniors and students; children under 16 must be accompanied by adult. thewaldo.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Sept. 21.

"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. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

"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. 1 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

"The Comedy of Errors," Shakespeare comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $10; $8 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The Year of Magical Thinking," one-woman show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday.

"The Terrible False Deception," four-act play looks at the endless possibilities in theater, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Saturday.

"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. 1 p.m. Sunday.

"Menopause the Musical," award-winning musical comedy about women's issues, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $37 to $52. porttix.com. 3 p.m. Sunday.

"Six Months for Six Weeks," the story of two twenty-something men in Portland set against 2009's "Question 1" same-sex marriage debate, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $15. lcct.org. 7:30 p.m. Monday.

"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.

"Midsummer Merriment: A Sumptuous Feast of Verse," Naked Shakespeare Company performances comprised of comic scenes and speeches from Shakespeare's plays, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth. Free. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

"Always... Patsy Cline," musical about the relationship between the country singer and a housewife, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 22; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 31.

"Driving Miss Daisy," dramedy about an African American chauffer and his elderly employer, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 22. Through Aug. 30.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Imago and Persona: Portraits from Antiquity," art from the ancient world, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Thursday. Ongoing.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the U.S. to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25; "A Taste for Modernism," 62 works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: "Patriotic Imagery," Union patriotic imagery from the Civil War, through Aug. 26; "This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26. mainehistory.org

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