July 4, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

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John Bolton as Frederick Frankenstein and Brad Nacht as the monster in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of “Young Frankenstein,” opening Wednesday and continuing through July 27.

Courtesy photo by Jeff Bellante

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“Call Gramma,” burnishing clay on panel by Adriane Herman from her exhibition “Finish Lines,” continuing through Aug. 10 at Rose Contemporary in Portland.

Courtesy of Rose Contemporary

"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 15.

"Who?", one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick. $15 with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. 5:30 p.m. Monday; 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 28.

"Young Frankenstein," musical comedy based on classic Mel Brooks film, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. July 11. Through July 27.

"The Sound of Music," classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. July 11. Through July 27.

Disney's "Mulan Jr.," Midcoast Youth Theater production, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham. $10; $8 for seniors and students. 751-2619. 7 p.m. July 11. Through July 13.

• AUDITIONS

"Arsenic and Old Lace," parts for three women and 11 men; performances are Sept. 20 to Oct. 6, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. 329-0746. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and July 11.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

Asherah Cinnamon: "Celebration, Tradition and Change," Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 29.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the U.S. to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25; "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/Longfellow House, Portland: "This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26; "Patriotic Imagery," Union patriotic imagery from the Civil War, through Aug. 26. mainehistory.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: Per Kirkeby, career retrospective (paintings and sculpture), through July 14; Katherine Bradford, "AUGUST," recent paintings with an ocean theme, through Sept. 1; "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea," seaside work in Maine and elsewhere by Post-Impressionist painter, through Oct. 13. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick: "Robert E. Peary and His Northern World," through Dec. 31; "Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Northern World," through Jan. 6; "Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," through Feb. 23. bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard," rarely seen artifacts, through Oct. 15; "That Flaunting Rag! Maine's Maritime War Against the Confederacy," through Dec. 1. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Saco Museum: "John Haley's Civil War," artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, through Nov. 10. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org

Museums of Old York, York: "The Barrell Family Collection: A Return to York," highlights one of York's most distinguished early families, through Oct. 19. oldyork.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," marine art, artifacts and archival materials; and "The Tourist of 1913," costumes, artifacts and more, through Sept. 14. brickstoremuseum.org

Ogunquit Museum of American Art: "Sixty Works -- 60 Years," 60 of the most important works from the permanent collection, and "Henry Strater: A Life in Art," family photos and artwork, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org

Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland: "Stories of the Land and Its People," the history of midcoast communities through art, through Sept. 1; "Decorating the Everyday: Popular Art from the Farnsworth," items reflecting mainly 19th- and early 20th-century regional life in Maine and New England, through Sept. 22; Andrew Wyeth, "Her Room," 1963 tempera painting accompanied by pencil and watercolor studies, through Nov. 17; "Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum," "American Treasures: Small Treasures," small-scale work from the museum collection, and "American Treasures: Maine Voices," views of Maine through art by N.C. Wyeth, Louise Nevelson, Alex Katz and more, through Dec. 29; "A Wondrous Journey: Jonathan Fisher and the Making of Scripture Animals," through Jan. 5; "American Treasures: Other Voices," contemporary art from the museum collection, "American Treasures: Family and Friends," renderings of artists' relatives and acquaintances, and "American Treasures: Visions of the Land and Sea," paintings of Maine ocean scenes and coastlines, through Feb. 2. farnsworthmuseum.org

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