Monday, December 9, 2013
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
Maine State Ballet presents “Tap, Tap, Jazz” in Falmouth Friday and Saturday.
“Self Portrait” by Lois Dodd is part of the exhibition of her paintings at the Portland Museum of Art.
Courtesy Portland Museum of Art
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with Elliott Schwartz and Friends, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.
Matana Roberts: "Prologue," exploratory soundwork for alto saxophone and moving image, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m.
Vox Nova Chamber Choir: "Heaven on the Horizon," modern choral music, Bowdoin Chapel, Brunswick. $15. voxnovachoir.com. 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.
Portland Symphony Orchestra: "Happy Birthday Mozart!" featuring Mozart's 39th Symphony, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $26 to $64. porttix.com. 2:30 p.m.
Decompression Chamber Music Series, "Sparks and Jumps -- Genius Effect Part One," Haydn, Mozart and classical style, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda," encore broadcast, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23 to $27; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m.
ETHEL: "Present Beauty," string quartet performance of Philip Glass' score to "The Hours," Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Portland. $40; $10 for students. portlandovations.org. 7:30 p.m.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with trumpeter Mark Tipton, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.
PSO KinderKonzert, for ages 3 to 7, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.
"Tap, Tap, Jazz," fast-paced show featuring Broadway showtunes, high energy and innovative choreography, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $15 to $20. mainestateballet.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday.
"Greater Tuna," off-beat comedy set in Tuna, Texas, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $44; discounts available for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Jan. 31. Through Feb. 17.
"Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo," Maine premiere of drama about a tiger roaming the streets of Baghdad seeking the meaning of life during the Iraq War, Mad Horse Theatre Company, Hutchins School, Portland. $20; $15 for seniors and students; pay what you can Thursdays. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Through Feb. 3.
"Arsenic & Old Lace," classic comedy, 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 Feb. 10.
"Lovers and Other Strangers," romantic comedy by Lake Region Community Theatre, Lake Region High School, Naples. $10. lrctme.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
"The Hound of the Baskervilles," comedic Sherlock Holmes spoof, The Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $5 for ages 18 and under. thepublictheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Through Feb. 3.
Winter Cabaret, raucous, adults-only night of sketch comedy, music and desserts, Theater Project, Brunswick. $15 to $20 suggested. theaterproject.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 10.
"Ghost-Writer," one-act drama presented by Heartwood Regional Theater Company, Lincoln Academy, Newcastle. $20; $12 for students. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.
"Play Me a Story: Snowy Stories," interactive theater workshop for children ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company. $40 per month; $15 per session. portlandstage.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
"Mystery at My Family Reunion," interactive mystery-themed dinner by Mystery for Hire, DaVinci's Eatery, Lewiston. $38.95. 782-2088. 7 p.m. Saturday.
"Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody," adults-only musical based on the best-selling book "Fifty Shades of Grey," State Theatre, Portland. $27.50 to $32.50; reserved seating. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday.
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“Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting” is on view at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath.
File photo by Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer