KAREN MONTANARO, renowned dancer and mime, will be presented by Heartwood Theater on Dec. 10 in Newcastle.

KAREN MONTANARO, renowned dancer and mime, will be presented by Heartwood Theater on Dec. 10 in Newcastle.

NEWCASTLE — Tonight at Parker Poe Theater at Lincoln Academy, Heartwood Theater will present “American Tales,” an original production currently touring Mid-coast schools, as part of the Heartwood Goes to School outreach program. The show begins at 7 p.m.

“American Tales” is a compilation of three tall tales. The show begins with Elise Voigt’s telling of the Pawnee Native American legend “Mud Pony.” Voight, Millie Santiago and Beverly Mann continue with the Bayou tale of “Wiley and the Hairy Man” and “Dust Devil,” by children’s book author Anne Isaacs.

Tickets are $5 for students; $10 for adults. Tickets are available at the door, opening at 6:30 p.m.

On Monday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m., Karen Montanaro, renowned mime/ballet performer, and Jackie Reifer, monologist and mime, will perform three premier pieces of physical storytelling, being filmed live, by Montanaro’s director Robert Post, a famous one-man show himself.

No children younger than 6 years, please. This performance is being professionally filmed and audience attention is a must. Tickets are $5 for students; $10 for adults. Tickets are available at the door, opening at 7 p.m.

For information, visit www.heartwoodtheater.org.


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