August 21, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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Olympic gymnastics gold medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Shawn Johnson, above, and “Dancing with the Stars” celebrity pro Dmitry Chaplin, below, star in “Ballroom with a Twist,” a song-and-dance extravaganza running Tuesday through Aug. 31 at the Ogunquit Playhouse.

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DaPonte String Quartet -- "Late in the Season," includes admission to the garden, featuring guest artists Edward Allman, double bass, Joshua Gordon, cello, and Mark Simons on clarinet, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, $25. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

2013 Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival, Kneisel Hall, Blue Hill, $15-$30. Program Ten: A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra plays works by Stamitz, Klein and Suk, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Program Ten: A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra plays works by Stamitz, Klein and Suk, 4 p.m. Sunday.

"Bach Lives!" 25th Anniversary Show and Reception, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg, $20, $15 seniors, $10 students. Pre-show appetizers and beverages then Bach's Violin Concerto in g minor, 6:30 p.m. Friday.

White Mt. Musical Arts Presents: The 25th Annual Bach Festival, Fryeburg Academy (Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center), Fryeburg, $20, $15 seniors, $10 students. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 4 p.m. Sunday.


"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice starring Clay Aiken, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. 2:20 and 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

"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. 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Wednesday, 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 29. Through Aug. 30.

"Always ... Patsy Cline," musical about the relationship between the country singer and a housewife, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32 to $39. 8 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, 8 p.m. Aug. 29. Through Aug. 31.

"Mary Poppins," Maine State Music Theatre musical based on classic Disney film, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $36 to $52. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Friday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

"The Fantastiks," musical, Boothbay Playhouse. $23; $19 for ages 17 and under. 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday.

Harborside Shakespeare Company Presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream," The Grand, Ellsworth. $10, $8 youth. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Gaslight Theater Presents William Inge's "Picnic," a neighborhood picnic forever changes the lives of people in a small town, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. $12, $10 seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29. Through Aug. 31.

Patrick Dorow Productions Presents "The Rocky Horror Show," campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit. $25, 21-plus. 11:30 p.m. Friday.

Disney's "The Little Mermaid, Jr.," $5 for children under 5, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $10, $8 seniors and students. 7 p.m. Friday, 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," Tony Award winning musical, this production is recommended for theatergoers 13 and over, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 1.

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

"Ballroom with a Twist," dancing and singing extravaganza, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 29. Through Aug. 31.

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Detail of a quilt by Karen Munson, from “Hidden Histories,” an exhibition of fiber art that also includes work by Sallie Findlay and Debra Spaulding and continues through Aug. 29 at Maine Fiberarts in Topsham.


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