November 30, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

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

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Daniel Noel is Marley, left, and Tom Ford is Scrooge in the Portland Stage Company production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” opening this week and running through Dec. 23.

Darren Setlow photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

WEDNESDAY

Classical Guitarist Brian Cullen, Brazilian, Spanish and contemporary selections, Patten Free Library, Bath. Free. patten.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m.

DEC. 6

DaPonte String Quartet: "Happy Birthday, Guiseppe!", celebration of Verdi's 200th Birthday, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston. $20. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with the USM Chamber Singers, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

• DANCE

December Dance Concert, ballet, modern and African American Diasporic, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. Free. 725-3375. 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"The Nutcracker," presented by Sanford Maine Stage, Nasson Little Theater, Springvale. $12; $10 for seniors, students and children ages 12 and younger. sanfordmainestage.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Dec. 6. Through Dec. 9.

Maine State Ballet: "The Nutcracker," featuring a cast of almost 300 dancers and live music by the Maine State Ballet Orchestra, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $20 to $60. porttix.com. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Atlantic Ballet Company: "The Nutcracker," Camden Opera House. $20; $14 for children. 236-7963. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

• THEATER

"The Santaland Diaries," David Sedaris holiday comedy for mature audiences; discounts available for groups of 10 or more; Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $24; $20 for students. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Through Dec. 16.

"Striking 12," Good Theater production of fun holiday musical, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $20 to $30. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday (Thursday is sold out); 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 6. Through Dec. 9.

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. Thursday to Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday.

"This Wonderful Life," one-person adaptation of Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life" presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $26; $24 for seniors; $20 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday (preview); 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Through Dec. 9.

Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," holiday favorite returns, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $39; $30 to $35 for seniors; $20 for students; $15 per child with adult ticket. portlandstage.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; noon and 5 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 6. Through Dec. 23.

"Honk! The Ugly Duckling Musical," comic musical for the entire family, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Dec. 16.

"Miracle on 34th Street," classic holiday tale of a department store Santa, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $14; $12 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 16.

"Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical," features three sets of mother-and-child teams, Portland Players, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Dec. 16.

"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," C.S. Lewis classic presented by the Theater Company at Falmouth High; Falmouth High School. $7; $5 for students, seniors and children. falmouththeatre.org. 7 p.m. Dec. 6. Through Dec. 8.

Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Will Rhys' one-man rendition of holiday classic, Freeport Factory Stage. Pay-what-you-can. freeportfactory.com. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Through Dec. 15.

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