November 15, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, art museums and galleries

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“A Light on the Sea,” painted in 1897 by Winslow Homer, from “Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine,” continuing through Dec. 30 at the Portland Museum of Art.

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“Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey,” featuring illustrations, drawings and sketches, continues through Dec. 29 at the Portland Public Library.

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"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," high school production of comedy satire, Cape Elizabeth High School. $9; $5 for children, students and seniors. 799-3309. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

"Arsenic and Old Lace," classic comedic farce, Lake Region High School, Naples. $8; $6 for students. 518-1348. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Almost, Maine," comedy, Kennebunk High School Economos Auditorium. 468-8461. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Guys and Dolls," high school production of classic musical, Windham High School. $11; $7 for seniors and children. 893-1742. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

"West Wide Story," high school production of classic musical, Camden Hills Regional High School (Strom Auditorium), Rockport. $6 to $12. stromtickets.com. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Agatha Christie's "Murder on the Nile," murder-mystery, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall. $12; $10 for seniors and students. gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The Miracle Worker," play about Helen Keller and her teacher presented by Gorham High School Theatre Program, McCormack Performing Arts Center (Gorham High School). $6; $4 for seniors and students. 222-1136. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Welfarewell," Aqua City Actor's Theater production of Cat Delaney drama, Waterville Opera House. $12; $10 for seniors and students. operahouse.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Harvey," classic comedy about an invisible rabbit presented by Lincoln County Community Theater, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $12; $5 for children. ziggurattheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie," drama, University of Southern Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham. $15; $11 for seniors; $8 for students. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 2.

"Alice in Wonderland," Deering Drama Department production, Deering High School Auditorium, Portland. $12; $5 for children under 12 in advance, $10 day of show. deeringdrama.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Jack and the Beanstalk," children's theater version set in modern times with Jack as a middle school student, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $6; $4 for children under 12. acorn-productions.org. 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

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

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"In Printmaking ABC," master prints in memoriam of Bowdoin alumnus David P. Becker, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Thursday. Through March 10.

Downeast Shipmodelers Guild Show, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Nov. 30.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine," works by Homer created at his Prouts Neck studio in conjunction with re-opening of restored studio for public tours, and "Art in Process," high school art exhibition, through Dec. 30; "The Portland Society of Art and Winslow Homer in Maine," 50 watercolors and drawings examine the relationship between Homer, architect John Calvin Stevens and the Portland Society of Art, through Feb. 3; "Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project," contemporary photography made with a variety of historic processes, through Feb. 17. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Wired!" explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org

Maine Museum of Photographic Arts, USM Glickman Library, Portland: Luc Demers, "Trace," photographs, and Richard Veit, photographs, through Dec. 21. usm.maine.edu/library

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