September 18, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“Sweatshirt” by Heidi Seidelhuber, from the exhibition of work by Seidelhuber and Greg Laderer, continuing through Sunday at Studio 53 Fine Art Gallery in Boothbay Harbor.

Courtesy Studio 53

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Classical pianist Frank Glazer performs Haydn, Beethoven, Barber and Liszt on Friday at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston.

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Pianist Bridget Convey, performance of John Cage's "Sonatas and Interludes," University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $15; $10 for seniors; $5 for students. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m. Friday.

Pianist Frank Glazer, works by Haydn, Beethoven, Barber and Liszt, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for students. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Public Concert Series of the Portland Rossini Club, works by Verdi and Wagner featuring soprano Luette Saul, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10; $5 for seniors; free for students. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Edgar Meyer, double bassist and composer, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $15. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

• DANCE

Parallel Dance Company: "Watering Hole," Saco River Theatre, Buxton. $16; $14 for seniors and students. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• THEATER

"West Side Story," classic musical about rival gangs, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2:30 and 8 p.m. Thursday, Wednesday and Sept. 26; 8 p.m. Friday and Tuesday; 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 28.

Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience," musical presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $28 to $30; $25 for seniors; $20 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sept. 26; 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 28.

"It's Just Sex," comedic and thought-provoking look at fidelity, lust and communication, The Footlights, Falmouth, $15, $18; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays. 756-0252. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 26; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 6.

"Indoor/Outdoor," light comedy about an indoor cat that longs for the wild outdoors, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. fcponline.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 29.

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

"Arsenic and Old Lace," farcical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $16; $14 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 6.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," classic musical, Portland Players, South Portland. $20; $18 for seniors; $15 for students. portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 29.

"Legally Blonde: The Musical" comedy based on hit 2001 movie, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. $21.99; $17.99 for seniors. lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 5.

"Play Me a Story," interactive theater performance and workshop for ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company. $15. portlandstage.org. "Back to School Bonanza," 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

"VIII: A Musical Journey into the Mind of a King," one-man musical period production with Kirk Simpson, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick. $15, $30, with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 7 p.m. Monday. Through Oct. 7.

August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," examines race, fame and generational divides in the 1920s against backdrop of African-American rhythms, Portland Stage Company. $35 to $45. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Sept. 26. Through Oct. 20.

"The School for Lies," Mad Horse Theatre production of David Ives' play set in 1666 in a witty Paris salon, Mad Horse Theater at The Hutchins School, South Portland. $15 to $20; Thursdays are pay-what-you-can. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26. Through Oct. 13.

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