July 11, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

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Dance rehearsal of 'Oasis' at Dance Place
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Nejla Yatkin and her NY2Dance company are the headliners Friday and Saturday at Schaeffer Theater at the Bates Dance Festival, which continues into August on the campus of Bates College in Lewiston.

Courtesy photo by Astrid Riecken/The Washington Times

"The Taming of the Shrew," Shakespeare comedy presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Wednesday. In repertory through Aug. 18.

"The Rocky Horror Show," campy musical presented by Patrick Dorow Productions, MaineStreet, Ogunquit. $25; 21-plus. patrick dorowproductions.com. 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 23.

"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.

"A Finished Heart," one-man performance about a dying man and his husband with story, poetry and music, Temple at Ocean Park. Free. 459-1606. 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

"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.

"Shrek: The Musical," New England premiere of comedy based on animated film, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. July 18. Through Aug. 3.

"Gypsy," musical based on the life of famous stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick. $52, $59. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. July 18. Through Aug. 3.

"The 39 Steps," fast-paced comedy/thriller based on the classic Hitchcock film, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. fcponline.org. 7:30 p.m. July 18. Through Aug. 4.

"The Music Man," classic musical, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $18; $16 for seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. July 18. Through Aug. 4.

"Romeo and Juliet," Shakespeare in the Park presented by Fenix Theatre Company, Deering Oaks, Portland. Free/donation. fenixtheatre.com. 6:30 p.m. July 18. Through Aug. 10.

• 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. Thursday.

 

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"A Thing Alive: Modern Landscapes from the Marin Collection," works from Colby's Marin collection supplemented by photographs, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/academics_cs/museum. Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 29.

"Alex Katz: A Matter of Light," prints, drawings and paintings, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/academics_cs/museum. Opens Saturday. Through Sept. 15.

"Here and There: Contemporary Art from the Alex Katz Foundation," recent acquisitions of contemporary art, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/academics_cs/museum. Opens Saturday. Through Dec. 31.

"Spaces and Places," Chinese art from the Lunder-Colville Chinese Art Collection at Colby and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, plus "American Weathervanes," Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/academics_cs/museum. Opens Saturday. Through June 8, 2014.

"Process & Place," explores the contextual and collaborative design of new Alford-Lunder Pavilion, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville. colby.edu/museum. Opens Saturday. Through Oct. 13.

"The Lunder Collection: A Gift of Art to Colby College," premiere of exhibition of almost 300 works of American art by Homer, Whistler, O'Keefe, Andrew Wyeth and more in new Alford-Lunder Pavilion, Colby College Museum of Art. colby.edu/academics_cs/museum. Free Community Day opening includes gallery tours, family activities and live music, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Through June 8, 2014.

"Andy Warhol: American Icon," with photographer Pat Hackett and curator Peter Kelly, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. $100. ogunquitmuseum.org. Preview party fundraiser, includes refreshments and a 1960s photobooth, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Show opens to public Sunday and runs through Sept. 1.

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

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