Pianist Frank Glazer, Saco River Grange Hall, Bar Mills. $13 to 16; free for those under age 18. 929-6472. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pianist George Lopez, performing Villa-Lobos’s “Bachianas Brasileiras,” Rachmaninoff’s Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor and works by Liszt; Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pianists Randall Hodgkinson and Leslie Amper, piano for four hands, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. $12. 646-7055. 8 p.m. Saturday.

DaPonte String Quartet Candlelight Concert, annual concert benefiting meetinghouse maintenance, Old Walpole Meeting House, South Bristol. $25; reservations required. 563-5554. 7 p.m. Sunday. 


“Legally Blonde, the Musical,” musical comedy based on hit 2001 movie starring Becky Gulsvig, Michael Rupert and Sally Struthers, Ogunquit Playhouse. $49 to $76.50. 646-5511. 8 p.m. today and Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 15. Through Sept. 17.

“To Kill a Mockingbird,” drama based on classic book and movie, Lakewood Theater, Madison. $18 to $37. lakewoodtheater.org. 8 p.m. today to Saturday.

“Unnecessary Farce,” comedy with two cops, three crooks and eight doors, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $10, $12. 642-3743. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 25.

“My Mother’s Clothes Are Not My Mother,” one-woman play by Elizabeth Peavey, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12, $15. 775-5568. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 15.

“Bernard: The Demise and Fall of Bernard Madoff,” staged reading of an original new work by Cullen T.M. McGough, Mayo Street Arts, Portland. $10/donation. mayostreetarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15. 


“The Nutcracker,” roles for children, Maine State Ballet Theater, Falmouth. $10 audition fee. 781-7672. Ages 7 and 8, 4 to 4:45 p.m. today; ages 9 and 10, 5:15 to 6 p.m. today; ages 11 and 12, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. today; ages 13 to 15, 4 to 5 p.m. Friday; ages 16 and older, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday.

“The Rabbit Hole,” roles for three women, one man and a high school boy; play runs Nov. 11-20; Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. 563-3424. atthelincoln.org. 6 to 8 p.m. today.

Dramatic Repertory Company Open Auditions for Actors, prepare two contrasting, contemporary monologues under three minutes each, Portland Ballet Studio. dramaticrep.org. 7 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Youth Dance Company, Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio, Portland. 200-3025. Intermediate jazz and hip hop dancers ages 10 to 18, 1 p.m. Saturday; high intermediate and advanced dancers ages 12 to 18, 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

“Victorian Nutcracker,” open audition for dancers; show is Dec. 23; Portland Ballet Studio. 772-9671. Ages 12 and older, 11:30 a.m. Saturday; ages 7 to 11, 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” many roles available; show runs Nov. 18 to Dec. 11; Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. 642-3743. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Vivid Motion Inc.’s “Nutcracker Burlesque,” auditions for ages 18 and older; show runs Dec. 16-23 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center; Acorn Studios, Westbrook. vividmotion.org. 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.

“Don’t Dress for Dinner,” casting three men and three women in this French farce, City Theater, Biddeford. 642-7840. 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Sheepscot Valley Chorus Open Rehearsal, for John Rutter’s “Gloria” accompanied by brass quintet and organ, all levels welcome; performance on Dec. 4; First Congregational Church of Wiscasset. 380-2768. 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.



“Drawn to Modernism,” American Modernist artists from the permanent collection, Ogunquit Museum of American Art. ogunquitmuseum.org. Opens today. Through Oct. 31.

“Drawn from the River: Drawings by Artists of the Saco River Valley,” and Christy Bergland: “Late Seasons of Great Pond,” Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Free public preview reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Nov. 13.

“Two Hundred Years of the Academy: Thornton Academy Bicentennial Exhibition,” documents, artifacts and photos, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Free public preview reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Nov. 13. 



John Sideli: “The Sum of the Parts” and Brad Betts, Philip Frey, Loretta Krupinski and John Neville: “Down to the Sea in Ships!”, Gleason Fine Art, Boothbay Harbor. 633-6849. Opens today. Through Oct. 29.

Lynn Richardson, University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery. 778-7002. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. today. Through Oct. 2.

Second Friday Art Walk, downtown Brunswick and Topsham studios and galleries open to the public. fiveriversartsalliance.org. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Second Annual Art Walk, Downtown Kittery. drift-gallery.com/artwalk. 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Charles Movalli, paintings, Bayview Gallery, Brunswick. 729-5500. Opening reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 8.

“Retrospective,” selected works by the late John Schoepfle, River Tree Arts, Kennebunk. 967-9120. Opening Reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 31.

“Picture This,” photography exhibit, Whatnot Gallery, Spindleworks, Brunswick. 725-8820. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through Oct. 31.

“Our Communities — Our Future,” group exhibit, Haley Farm Gallery, Kittery. 439-7612. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Sandra Griffin, pastel paintings, Savory Maine, Damariscotta. 563-2111. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday.

Mildred Johnson and Edward Mackenzie, assemblage, Points of View Art Gallery, Brunswick. 373-9300. Opening reception, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 30.

Candasa Edwards Epstein, impressionist works, Maine Art Gallery, Wiscasset. 882-7511. Opening reception, 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Through Sept. 30.

“Four Ceramic Artists,” Mark Bell, Melissa Green, Paul Heroux and Rob Sieminski, Courthouse Gallery Fine Art, Ellsworth. 667-6611. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Through Oct. 15.

“Point of Departure” and “OAA Expression,” Barn Gallery, Ogunquit. 646-6400. Opens Wednesday. Through Oct. 10.

“Celebrate Women Artists in Maine,” group show of 20 artists, Thos. Moser Showroom, Freeport. 865-4519. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Through Dec. 31.