May 24, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

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


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“Untitled” by Rockwell Kent, from “Jamie Wyeth, Rockwell Kent and Monhegan,” at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.

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“Sea Geometry 155” by Richard Keen, from “Sea Algorithms” at Elizabeth Moss Gallery in Falmouth.

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Pianist Mauro Bertoli, selections by Brahms, Busoni, Shostakovich, Khachaturian and Ginastera; Franco American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for students. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

"Peace Music," Down East Singers and the Mozart Mentors Orchestra perform Handel's "Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate," Camden Opera House. $15; free for students under age 18. 5 p.m. Monday.


"Always Patsy Cline," Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert star in a dramedy based on the true story of a friendship between a woman and the country music legend, Ogunquit Playhouse. Previews at 2:30 p.m. today; opens at 8 p.m. today and continues at 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; and 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and May 31. Through June 16.

"39 Steps," suspenseful comedy based on 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. $12; $10 for students and seniors. 626-3698. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday.

Tennessee Williams' "Ten Blocks on the Camino Real," rarely performed early version of "Camino Real" presented by Beau Jest Moving Theatre, Lucid Stage, Portland. $20. 8 p.m. today to Saturday.

The Who's "Tommy," rock opera, Portland Players, South Portland. $20; $18 for seniors; $15 for students with ID. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

"The Last Romance," romantic comedy about the golden years, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Love and Lobsters," staged reading of an original musical by Portland playwright/musician John Linscott, Freeport Factory Stage. Donations at the door. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"The Miser," classic comedy presented by Kennebunk High School Performing Arts Department, Kennebunk High School Economos Auditorium. $8. 985-1110. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Hold Me!" comedy presented by the Next Generation Theatre Company, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $10; $5 for students. 832-6060. 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

"Beans! Beans! Beans!" adult-oriented puppet show by Philadelphia's PuppeTyranny, 21-plus; Geno's Rock Club, Portland. $5. 221-2382. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

"Life During Wartime," dark comedy presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $20, $35 ($10 on Wednesdays). 7:30 p.m. May 31. Through June 10.


USM Youth Ensemble, open auditions for musicians in grades 12 and younger, must call for appointment, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. 780-5265. Today and Friday.



"Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry," Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. Opens today. Through Dec. 29.

"Summer Folk: The Tourists of Penobscot Bay," photos, memorabilia and artifacts, and "The Art of the Sea Battle," celebrating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport. Opening reception, 5 p.m. Friday.

"Subdue, Seize and Take: Maritime Maine in the Unwelcome Interruption of the War of 1812," examines the maritime world of pre-statehood Maine; Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 12.


Portland Museum of Art: "Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist," more than 70 drawings, prints, pastels, photographs and sculptures, through Monday; Tanja Alexia Hollander: "Are You Really My Friend?" photographs of Facebook friends, through June 17; "From Portland to Paris: Mildred Burrage's Years in France," more than 70 paintings, drawings and letters, through July 15.

Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In: Adornment & Identity in Maine," artifacts reveal the way Mainers dressed from the 18th to 20th centuries, through Sunday; "Downtown Portland, Circa 1912," historic photos, through June 30.

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