February 7, 2013

Art and Theater Listings


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Dustin Tucker as Petey Fisk, one of the citizens of Tuna, Texas, around whom the Portland Stage Company presentation of the comedy “Greater Tuna” revolves. Tom Ford also stars in the production, which runs through Feb. 17.

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“Linda Marketing,” oil on canvas by Rufus Coes, from the exhibition of his paintings on view through Feb. 24 at Cellardoor Winery and Vineyards in Lincolnville.

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

"Maine-ly British Brass: A Tribute to the Phillip Jones Brass Ensemble and the London Brass," featuring trumpeter Betty Rines, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $5 to $15. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m. Friday.

PSO KinderKonzert, "Four Seasons," for ages 3 to 7, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $4. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Friday.

Portland Rossini Club, instrumental and vocal performances by Wells Johnson, Lorel Nazarro, Virgina Stelk, Seth Black, Mark Braun, Mary Johnston, Richard Roberts and Eric Peppe; Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10; $5 for seniors and students. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

"Love, Spring and Other Things," sopranos Deborah Perkins and Bethany Ferland perform works by Rossini and Gilbert & Sullivan plus folk tunes and Broadway songs, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. 621-3551. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Decompression Chamber Music Series, "Synergy and Brilliance -- Genius Effect Part Two," works by Haydn, Mozart and more, One Longfellow Square, Portland. $12 in advance; $15 at door. onelongfellowsquare.com. 6 p.m. Monday.

Ying Quartet, works by Schumann, Schubert and Bunch, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. $15. 725-3375. 7 p.m. Monday.

Bay Chamber Concerts Music at Noon Concert Series, Lehmann Duo plays program of Mozart, Martinu and Hallvorsen, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. $25. baychamberconcerts.org. Noon Wednesday.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with jazz pianist Tom Snow, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m. Feb. 14.


"F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase," performances by Androscoggin Dance, the Dance Center in Auburn, the Maine Dance Project, Shove Gently Dance and more, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $14; $12 for seniors and students. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.


"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. Tuesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14. 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. 14. Through Feb. 24.

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

"Will You Be Mine," sonnets, speeches and short scenes by Acorn Productions' Naked Shakespeare, Merrill Memorial Library, Yarmouth. Free. acorn-productions.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

John Cariani's "Last Gas," romantic comedy, Stonington Opera House. $20, $25. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday.

Staged Reading of Ancient Greek Tragedies, by New York-based theater group Outside the Wire, Bowdoin College (Kresge Auditorium), Brunswick. Free. 725-3617. "Theater of War," 7 p.m. Thursday; "End of Life," 12:30 p.m. Friday.

"Bye Bye Birdie," classic musical by the Gardiner Area High School Visual and Performing Arts Department, Gardiner Area High School Little Theater, Gardiner. $8; $5 for students and seniors. 582-3150, Ext. 3027. 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

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