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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"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.

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.

"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.

"Play Me a Story: Enchanted Adventures," interactive theater workshop for children ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company. $15. portlandstage.org. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

"Pinocchio," family play based on classic fairytale, A/D/A/M, Biddeford. $10 to $13. 809-5053. 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Big Mouth Thunder Thighs," Bess Welden's solo vaudeville piece about body and food, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $15. portlandstage.org. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Through March 9.

• AUDITIONS

Everyman Repertory Theater: "The Trip to Bountiful ," roles for men and women of a range of ages (mostly middle age to older adults), show dates are April 6-22, Rockport Opera House. everymanrep.org. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

• ART MUSEUMS

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Portland Museum of Art: "Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project," contemporary photography made with a variety of historic processes, through Feb. 17; "Lois Dodd: Catching the Light," more than 50 paintings by Maine artist spanning six decades, through April 7; "Voices of Design: 25 Years of Architalx," interactive exhibition showcasing the power of design, through May 19. 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 Jewish Museum, Portland: "Dorothy Schwartz: Evolution of a Printmaker," through Feb. 25. treeoflifemuseum.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Real/Ideal: Transformations in Nineteenth-Century Painting," through Feb. 24; "Fantastic Stories: The Supernatural in Nineteenth-Century Japanese Prints" and "The Fixed Image: History and Process in American Photography," through March 3; "In Printmaking ABC," master prints in memoriam of Bowdoin alumnus David P. Becker, through March 10. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum," through May 26. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Saco Museum: "I My Needle Ply with Skill: Maine Schoolgirl Needlework of the Federal Era," needlework of the 18th and 19th centuries, through March 2. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "47 Years at the Super Bowl: What It Means to Be in the 'Never Miss a Super Bowl Club,' " objects from the personal collection of Don Crisman, through March 30. brickstoremuseum.org

Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston: Robert S. Neuman's "Ship to Paradise," depictions by a Mount Desert Island artist of humankind's vices and worldly conceits; "Intermezzi: Opus IV," prints by German artist Max Klinger; and "Color at the Center," textile installations by Fransje Killaars, through March 22. bates.edu/museum/exhibitions

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville: "Rediscoveries 4: Comedy, Seriously," art that engages comedy and seriousness at once, and Alex Katz, "A Matter of Light," prints, drawings and paintings from the permanent collection, through March 30. colby.edu

Maine State Museum, Augusta: "Malaga Island: Fragmented Lives," historic photographs, documents, artifacts and first-person accounts, through May. mainestatemuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Recent Acquisitions," newly acquired work by Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Rockwell Kent, Marguerite and William Zorach, Elaine de Kooning, Andrew and N.C. Wyeth, and more, through March 10; "Andrew Wyeth: Pencil Drawings and Watercolor Sketches," through April 7; "Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," furniture, paintings, textiles and toys reflecting mainly 19th- and early 20th-century regional life in Maine and New England, through Sept. 22. farnsworthmuseum.org

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