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A contemplative Nanki-Poo, in front, played by Darren Bluestone, is surrounded by the three little maids, Peep Bo (Brittney Morton), Yum-Yum (Colleen Gallagher) and Pitti-Sing (Allison Frenzel) – all members of the cast of Arundel Barn Playhouse’s “The Mikado.” The Gilbert and Sullivan comic operetta opened July 14 and runs through August 1.

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Monica Grabin will sing songs about Maine farmers, families, lumbermen and sailors in a free performance on the lawn in front of Thomas Memorial Library in Cape Elizabeth at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23.

Theater Listings

“Blood Brothers,” City Theater, 205 Main St., Biddeford, July 17-Aug. 1, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., $15. Matinee on Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. Call 282-0849.

“Romeo and Juliet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Shakespeare in the Park, Casco Village green, July 18, 6:30 p.m.

“The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” Seaside Pavilion, 8 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach, 6:30 p.m., $8-$12. Call 934-2024.

“Always … Patsy Cline,” Saco River Grange Hall, Salmon Falls Road, Bar Mills, July 9-11 and 16-18, 7:30 p.m., $15-$18. Call 929-5412.

“The Foreigner,” Vacationland Theater, 1 Hilltop Lane, Springvale, July 9-18, Wednesday and Sunday at 2 p.m., Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m., $12-$14. Call 866-584-0770.

“Oklahoma!” Schoolhouse Arts Center, 16 Richville Road, Standish, July 9-26, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 5 p.m., $16-$18. Call 642-3743.

“Chicago,” Legacy Theater Company, Garland Auditorium, Thornton Academy, Route 1, Saco, July 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.; July 12 and 19 at 2 p.m., $15 and one nonperishable food item. Call 604-9448.

“The Mikado,” Arundel Barn Playhouse, 53 Old Post Road, Arundel, July 14-Aug. 1, various times, $28-$39. Call 985-5552.

“Guys and Dolls,” Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St., Ogunquit, July 15-Aug. 8, Tuesday-Sunday, various times, $43-$60. Call 646-5511.

Concert Listings

Thursday, July 16

Chris Bonoli, Music on Main Street, Biddeford, 1 p.m.

Wavelength, Memorial Park, Route 1, Scarborough, 6:30 p.m.

Maine Hysterical Society, Deertrees Theatre & Cultural Center, 162 Deertrees Road, Harrison, 8 p.m. $12-$20. Call 583-6747.

Friday, July 17

DaPonte String Quartet, Barn Gallery, 1 Bournes Lane, Ogunquit, 7:30 p.m., $25. Call 646-6170.

Bob Charest Band, Friday Nite Live Summer Dance Party, The Landing at Pine Point, Pine Point Road, Scarborough, 8 p.m., $15. Call 774-4527.

Monday, July 20

Portland String Quartet, Viola George Auditorium, Harold Alfond Hall, Saint Joseph’s College, 278 Whites Bridge Road, Standish, 7:30 p.m., $20. Call 893-7723.

Tuesday, July 21

Sean Mencher and his Rhythm Kings, Deering Oaks park, Portland, 7:15 p.m.

Wednesday, July 22

Portland Jazz Orchestra, tribute to Don Doane, Riverbank Park, Main Street, Westbrook, 6-8 p.m.

Don Campbell Trio, Mill Creek Park, South Portland, 6:30-8 p.m.

Black Powder, Western Prom Park, Portland, 7:45 p.m.

Thursday, July 23

Mitchell & Finkle, Music on Main Street, Biddeford, 1 p.m.

Motor Booty Affair, Memorial Park, Route 1, Scarborough, 6:30 p.m.

Monica Grabin, Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth, 6:30 p.m. Call 799-1720.

Friday, July 24

DaPonte String Quartet, Barn Gallery, 1 Bournes Lane, Ogunquit, 7:30 p.m., $25. Call 646-6170.

Saturday, July 25

Anthony’s Dinner Theater & Cabaret, The Landing at Pine Point, Pine Point Road, Scarborough, 6:30 p.m., $40-$50. Call 774-4527.

Event Listings

Thursday, July 16

A night with Anita Shreve, Thornton Academy, 438 Main St., Saco, 7-9 p.m., $10-$15. Call 283-2954.

Friday, July 17

Collaborative Art Show, Heart of Biddeford, 205 Main St., Biddeford, 5-8:30 p.m.

Monday, July 20

Oil pastel demonstration by Clara Martel, The Pines, Ocean Park, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 22

Book signing with Lynn Plourde, author of “Moose, of Course” and “Dump Man’s Treasures,” Kennebooks, 149 Port Road, Lower Village, Kennebunk, 10:30 a.m. Call 967-6136.

Saturday, July 25

Second Annual Seaside Arts Festival, Memorial Park, downtown Old Orchard Beach, noon-7 p.m.

Power Hour for Pets, fundraiser for the Animal Refuge League, Embassy Suites Hotel, 1050 Westbrook St., Portland, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Exhibits

Midseason exhibitions, including Rosalind Fedeli and Jim Kelly, Barn Gallery, Shore Road and Bourne Lane, Ogunquit, through July 26.

“Stained Light,” natural landscape photography by William Betcher, Campus Center, University of New England, Biddeford, through July 31.

“The Business of Art,” various artists, University of New England Gallery of Art, 16 Stevens Ave., Portland, through Sept. 2.

“For My Best Beloved Sister Mia: An Album of Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron,” Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square, Portland, July 4-Sept. 7.

“Call of the Coast: Art Colonies of New England,” Portland Museum of Art, Seven Congress Square, Portland, through Oct. 12.

Eighth Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, University of New England Gallery of Art, 16 Stevens Ave., Portland, through Oct. 31.

“A Treasured Ten: A Decade of Collecting at the Saco Museum,” Saco Museum, 371 Main St., Saco, July 5-Nov. 15.

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