May 16, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

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Rob McFadyen as Hamlet in the David Davalos comedy “Wittenberg,” which concludes its run at Portland Stage Co. this weekend.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Co.

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“Chesuncook Lake” by Philip Barter, from the exhibition of his work continuing through June at Gleason Fine Art in Portland.

Courtesy of Gleason Fine Art

"Legends: The Music of Judy Garland," One woman show starring Kelly Caufield, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through May 26.

"MOMologues 2: Off to School," frank and funny look at the true tales of motherhood, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $14; $12 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

"Geeky Edition of the Early Evening Show," magic, robot show, live music and comedy, Freeport Theater of Awesome. $19 in advance; $21 at door. awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Godspell, Jr.," musical by New England Regional Theater Company, Winter Street Center, Bath. $15; $12 for seniors and children. 837-4540. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through May 26.

"All Shook Up," musical inspired by and featuring songs of Elvis Presley, 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 June 2.

"The Rat Pack Is Back!", musical about Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop in Las Vegas during the 1960s, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday (preview) ; 2:30 p.m. (preview) and 8 p.m. May 23. Through June 8.

"The Good Doctor," Neil Simon musical comedy presented by the Kennebunk High School Visual and Performing Arts Department, Kennebunk High School Economos Auditorium. $8. 468-8461. 7:30 p.m. May 23. Through May 25.

• AUDITIONS

"Monty Python's Spamalot," musical comedy, Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Auburn. laclt.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Sunday.

"Rent," casting for high school students and older for Aug. 16-24 musical, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. thewaldo.org. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"American Treasures: Maine Voices," views of Maine through art by N.C. Wyeth, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz and more, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Dec. 29.

"Stories of the Land and Its People," year-long arts integration program in public schools tells the history of midcoast communities through art, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 1.

"InDivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas," Smithsonian exhibition explores race, culture and integration into American society, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org. Opens May 23. Through Aug. 4.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "Blueberry Rakers: Photographs by David Brooks Stess," black-and-white photographs of workers on Maine blueberry farms from 1989 to present, and "Voices of Design: 25 Years of Architalx," interactive exhibition showcasing the power of design, through Sunday; "A Taste of Modernism," 62 works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8. 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: George Mason, "New Work," paintings, through June 24. treeoflifemuseum.org

Museum of African Culture, Portland: "Lines Converge, Colors Dance," original illustrations by Ashley Bryan, Daniel Minter and Rohan Henry, through June 28. museumafricanculture.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "Simply Divine: Gods and Demigods in the Ancient Mediterranean," ancient sculpture and pottery from the permanent collection; "Transformative Gestures: Paintings of the Renaissance," "Unity and Fragmentation: Selections from the Permanent Collection" and "Sense of Scale, Measure by Color: Art, Science, and Mathematics of Planet Earth," through June 2; Per Kirkeby, career retrospective (paintings and sculpture), through July 14. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

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