January 31, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“Glow” by Tom Curry, from an exhibition of his new work opening Friday at Gleason Fine Art’s Portland gallery.

Courtesy of Gleason Fine Art Gallery

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“Rush Hour” by Lissa Hunter, from “Homage,” the Maine Women Pioneers exhibition continuing through March 2 at the Art Gallery at the University of New England.

Courtesy UNE

THURSDAY

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with trumpeter Mark Tipton and pianist Anastasia Antonacos, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

PSO KinderKonzert: Four Seasons, for ages 3 to 7, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

FRIDAY

PSO KinderKonzert: Four Seasons, for ages 3 to 7, East End Community School, Portland. $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

PSO KinderKonzert: Four Seasons, for ages 3 to 7, Reiche Community School, Portland. $4. portlandsymphony.org. 1:15 p.m.

SATURDAY

ETHEL: "Present Beauty," string quartet performance of Philip Glass' score to "The Hours," Camden Opera House. $35; $10 for students. baychamberconcerts.org. 7 p.m.

"Les Chemins de l'Amour," homage to French music with mezzo-soprano Joelle Morris and pianist Bridget Convey, fundraiser for UMA French Club, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for children older than 6. uma.edu. 7 p.m.

SUNDAY

Portland String Quartet, performing Weber's clarinet quintet and Haydn's quartet in D major and sonatina for two violas, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland. $22; $20 for seniors; free for ages 21 and under. larksociety.org. 2 p.m.

Violinist Dean Stein and Pianist Chiharu Naruse, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10. batestickets.com. 3 p.m.

TUESDAY

Portland Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $31 to $76. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m.

FEB. 7

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

• THEATER

"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 and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 7. Through Feb. 17.

"Death By Design," murderous comedy by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Feb. 7. Through Feb. 24.

"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. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"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.

"The Matchmaker," Thornton Wilder's famous farce, Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport. $5. 865-3900. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

"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.

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.

"Steel Magnolias," dramedy about six Southern ladies who gather at a small-town beauty parlor, presented by Monmouth Community Players, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $10, $12. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Feb. 10.

"The Zoo Story" and "The American Dream," horrifying and hilarious duo of Edward Albee one-act plays presented by USM Theatre, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $15; $11 for seniors; $8 for students. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7. Through Feb. 10.

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