April 4, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

“Root Cellar 3” by Lydia Badger, 2013, mixed media, from “The New Landscape,” an exhibition also featuring the work of Erik Weisenburger and Hilary Irons, continuing through April 20 at Rose Centemporary in Portland.

Courtesy of Rose Contemporary

THURSDAY

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with violinist Dean Stein, oboeist Kathleen McNerney and pianist Bridget Convey, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

Woodwind KinderKonzert, Portland Symphony Orchestra presents "Carnival of the Animals" for ages 3 to 7, Olin Arts Center, Bates College, Lewiston. portlandsymphony.org. 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. 

FRIDAY

Pianist Frank Glazer, career retrospective, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $10. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.

Strings KinderKonzert, Portland Symphony Orchestra presents "Four Seasons" for ages 3 to 7, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $4. portlandsymphony.org. 10:30 a.m. 

SATURDAY

New England Tenors, performing songs by the Three Tenors, the Irish Tenors and more; benefit for youth music programs; Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $15. 625-0921. 2 p.m.

Bennewitz Quartet, from the Czech Republic, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $12. batestickets.com. 3 p.m.

St. Cecilia Chamber Choir and Sheepscot Valley Chorus, performing Brahms' German Requiem, St. Patrick's Church, Newcastle. $15. ceciliachoir.org. 7 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. 

SUNDAY

DaPonte String Quartet, works by Haydn, Stravinsky and Borodin, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta. $10; $5 for students; free for ages 12 and under. 621-3551. 2 p.m.; pre-concert talk at 1 p.m. 

TUESDAY

Portland Symphony Orchestra: "Enigma Variations," performances of Symphony No. 2: "Mysterious Mountain" by Alan Hovhaness, Samuel Barber's Piano Concerto and Edward Elgar's "Enigma Variations," Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $31 to $76. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. 

APRIL 11

USM Youth Ensembles Spring Instrumental Concert, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $3, $6. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7 p.m. 

DANCE

Bangor Ballet: "Snow White," featuring company members and students from Thomas School of Dance and other local dance studios, Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft. $12; $8 for children under 18. bangorballet.com. 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 

THEATER

"Love/Sick," world premiere of romantic comedy by Maine playwright John Cariani, Portland Stage Company. $39, $44; $30 to $40 for seniors; $20 for students. 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 April 11. Through April 21.

"A Couple of Blaguards," comedy presented by AIRE (American Irish Repertory Ensemble), Portland Stage Company Studio Theater. $15 to $22. airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

A.R. Gurney's "Ancestral Voices," Good Theater production set in Buffalo, N.Y., in the three years before World War II, 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 April 11. Through April 14.

"A Six Pack of Miller," six of Arthur Miller's best-loved works performed as staged readings presented by Mad Horse Theatre, The Hutchins School, South Portland. $10 per show. madhorse.com. "All My Sons," 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; "Death of a Salesman," 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; "After the Fall," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; "A View from the Bridge," 7:30 p.m. April 11. Through April 14.

Portland Playback Improv Theater, theme: "Weather," Community Television Network (CTN), Portland. $7. portlandplayback.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

"Noises Off," Tony Award-winning 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.

"Cape May," Stage Force theater company presents original drama about three generations of Irish-American women, Star Theatre, Kittery Community Center. $27, $32. kitterycommunitycenter.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

"Tales from Anansi," Acorn Fairy Tale Players present Michael Levine's adaptation of well-known West African and Caribbean folktales, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook. $6; $4 for ages 12 and under. acorn-productions.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Play Me a Story," interactive theater performance and workshop for ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company. $15. portlandstage.org. "Stories from Around the World," 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

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