n Art

2014 MFA Thesis Exhibition, work by students graduating from Maine College of Art’s Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts program. Free. Maine College of Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu. Through Sunday.

“The Object Show: Discoveries in Bowdoin Collections,” small and rarely seen objects from diverse collections. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Through Sunday.

“Under the Surface: Surrealist Photography,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 9400 College Station, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu. Through Sunday.

“These Contrary Winds: Weather and its Effects on Ships, Mariners and Maritime History,” paintings, photography and artifacts from MMM and private collections. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Sunday.

“Going Coastal: Humor, Parody and Amusement of a Maritime Nature,” celebrating how we have enjoyed ourselves on, alongside, and at the expense of the maritime world. Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St., Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Through Sunday.

J. Fred Woell and Patricia Wheeler: “Balance Point,” paintings and works with found objects. Carver Hill Gallery, 338 Main St., Rockland. carverhillgallery.com. Through Monday.

Spring art exhibitions, works by Jay Kelly, installation by Amy Beeler, new acquisitions, free. University of Maine Museum of Art, 40 Harlow St., Bangor. umma.umaine.edu. Through Saturday.

“Working Through” by Jamie Ribisi-Braley, creating art through the challenge of chronic pain. Free. Monkitree, 263 Water St., Gardiner. monkitree.com. Through Saturday.

“The Lunder Collection,” works by Whistler, Homer, O’Keefe and many more American masters, plus “Spaces and Places” and “American Weathervanes.” Colby College Museum of Art, 5600 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville. colby.edu. Through June 8.

Season-opening exhibitions: Jon Imber, “Force of Nature”; Shoshannah White, “Undercurrent”; Mary Armstrong, “Troposphere @ 12 Kilometers of Heaven”; Hannah Bureau, Elizabeth Hoy, Robin Reynolds, Jay Wu, “Four Painters.” Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave., Rockport. cmcanow.org. Through July 6.

Richard Estes retrospective: “Realism,” 50 paintings ranging from Estes’ first New York City facades in the late 1960s to panoramic views of Mount Desert Island in the 2000s. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Sept. 7.

Andrea Sulzer: “throughoutsideways,” recent creations, including large, colored-pencil drawings and woodblock prints. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 24.

Clint Fulkerson, oversized drawings on transparent surfaces that you and your family can walk through. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through July 27.

George Daniell: “Picturing Monhegan Island,” photographs and drawings created on Monhegan Island. $12, $10 seniors and students, $6 youth, under 12 free. Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square Plaza, Portland. portlandmuseum.org. Through Aug. 3.

“Recent Acquisitions and Selections,” includes works by Bernard Langlais, Emilio Sanchez and several others. Art Gallery, University of New England, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. une.edu. Through June 15.

Ted Arnold: “To Have and To Hold,” paintings. Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress St., Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Through June 22.

“Sculpture: A Celebration of Art and Nature,” exhibition and sale curated by June LaCombe. Sculpture by over 40 artists will be shown in the gardens and along woodland trails. Maine Audubon, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth. junelacombesculpture.com. Through Sept. 30.

“The Wyeths, Maine and the Sea,” approximately 30 works. Farnsworth Art Museum, 16 Museum St., Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Through Dec. 28.

“Jane Herbert: A Solo Exhibition of Paintings,” paintings in acrylic. Free. Richard Boyd Art Gallery, 15 Epps St., Peaks Island. richardboydartgallery.com.

“Maine Northern Skies: Clear Light Art Exhibition,” work of local artists and their interpretations of Maine’s skies. L.C. Bates Museum, U.S. Route 201, Hinckley. 238-4250.

“The Cottage Garden,” joyful artwork reflective of Maine’s gardens and summer cottages. Contributors include Mary Lynn Engel, Elizabeth Stoyko, Jim and Holly Gallante, Nan Kilbourn-Tara, Patty Olds and many more Maine artists. Markings Gallery, 50 Front St., Bath. markingsgallery.com.

Seacoast Moderns, nontraditional and experimental works from Kittery Art Association artists. Free. The Morgan Gallery, 120 Rogers Road, Kittery. kitterycommunitycenter.org. Through Aug. 22.

Joshua Ferry: “Goin’ Back,” abstract paintings. Free. Perimeter Gallery, 96 Main St., Belfast. 338-0555. Through July 6.

2014 Seasonal Invitational, Landing Gallery, 8 Elm St., Rockland. landingart.com.

Paintings by Christine Sullivan. Harlow on the Circle Lobby Gallery, 45 Memorial Circle, Augusta. harlowgallery.org. Through June 27.

Paintings by Anne Ireland ’94. Free. Maine College of Art, Charles C. Thomas Gallery, 522 Congress St., Portland. meca.edu.

Michelle Hero Clarke, exhibit of landscape paintings done in the “plein air” tradition, University of New England Campus Center, 11 Hills Beach Road, Biddeford. www.une.edu/news. Through June 30.

“Something Small Under the Blankets” collaborative exhibit of original 4-square-inch editioned prints and monoprints by 13 Central Maine artists. Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. curtislibrary.com. Through June 27.

Transcendence: Art exhibit features artists Mary McFarland, Jan Royall and Dona Seegers. Free. Acoustic Artisans, 594 Congress St. 2nd Floor, Portland. acousticartisans.com.

“Images, Real and Imagined,” oil paintings by Jack Riddle, Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth. www.thomas- memoriallibrary.org. Through June 30.

Mark Wethli and Douglas Witmer, paintings. Icon Contemporary Art, 19 Mason St., Brunswick. 725-8157. Through June 28.

“New to the Collection: Artwork by Louis Norton,” six newly acquired works of pastel and oil. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Oct. 4.

“Vitamin V: How Food Fought the Second World War,” collection of propaganda posters and an outdoor Victory Garden illustrate life on the home front in the 1940s. $7.50, $6 seniors, $20 family. Brick Store Museum, 117 Main St., Kennebunk. brickstoremuseum.org. Through Jan. 9.

“Play of Light,” photography by Elizabeth Root Blackmer. Keag River Gallery, 25 Dublin Road, South Thomaston. www.keagrivergallery.com.

“Historic Images of Georgetown: A Special Spring Exhibit,” selected from Gene Reynold’s upcoming book. Free. Georgetown Historical

Society, 20 Bay Point Road. georgetownhistor-

ical society.org. Through July 5.

Pottery by Nancy Meader, through June, Central Maine Artists Gallery, 72 West Front St., Skowhegan. 858-0797.

“Earth-Art-Maine: In the Presence of Wildness.” Free. Common Street Arts, 16 Common St., Waterville. commonstreetarts.org. Through June 28.

“Frozen: The Art of Ice & Snow,” large-format photographs taken by John, Cynthia and Jonathan Orcutt of landscapes dominated by ice and snow. Schoolhouse Gallery, 266 Main St. (Route 27), Kingfield. schoolhouseartgallery.com. Through June 30.

Welcome Spring! Gleason Fine Art, 31 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. gleasonfineart.com. Through June 18.

“Those Who Served, A Salute to Wayne’s Veterans,” including photographs, information, letters and memorabilia. Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road, Wayne. 685-3612.


Fine art and antique auction, including fine art, Native American items, furniture, silver, jewelry, rare documents and rugs. Free. Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway. thomastonauction.com. 11 a.m. Sunday.

“Off the Press, On the Wall,” original fine art prints by 18 member artists of Circling the Square Fine Art Press in Gardiner, free. Points of View Art Gallery, 18 Pleasant St., Brunswick. povartistsmaine.com. Reception 5-8 p.m. June 13. Monday through June 27.

Todd Wallis, detailed architectural drawings and animal portraits, through June. Free. Wells Public Library, 1434 Post Road. www.wellslibrary.org. Opening reception 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Susan Barnes “Inventing Ground,” Greenhut Galleries, 146 Middle St., Portland. greenhutgalleries.com. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Through June 28.

UNE Art Gallery 13th Annual Sculpture Garden Invitational, works by 17 artists placed in gallery’s vestibule, around its exterior and in university’s historic quad, free. UNE Art Gallery, 716 Stevens Ave., Portland. www.une.edu/artgallery. Opening reception 4 to 6 p.m. Friday. Through Oct 31.

William Harrison, pen and ink cityscapes will be on display for the First Friday Art Walk. Mainely Frames and Gallery, 541 Congress St., Portland. 828-0031.

Polygon Polyhedron, a playful exploration of the two-dimensional becoming three-dimensional and then just getting silly. Free. The Green Hand Bookshop, 661 Congress St., Portland. facebook.com. 5 p.m. Friday.

Finders, Keepers: Remembrances in glass by Rick Carney, stained glasswork, Frost Farm Gallery, 272 Pikes Hill, Norway. FrostFarmGallery.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Through June 28.

[email protected],” photographs, prints, paintings by 12 Addison Woolley artists. 3Fish Gallery, 377 Cumberland Ave., Portland. 3fishgallery.com. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

“Dreams,” with improvisational sounds of Hall Pass Denied, a jazz ensemble from Wells High School. Free. Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress St., Portland. Opens Friday.

Basket Birds, illustrations by Jada Fitch, free. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. Opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Eye Candy, portrait paintings by Pete Gorski, free. Sanctuary Tattoo and Art Gallery, 31 Forest Ave., Portland. Opening reception 6 p.m. Friday.

n Auditions

“Venus in Fur” by David Ives, Gaslight Theater, play has two actors: one male, one female, age 25-40. Auditions are cold readings, some from script, and other works. Hallowell City Hall Auditorium, 1 Winthrop St. 626-3698. 4 p.m. Sunday, 6 p.m. Wednesday.

“Les Miserables,” those auditioning for an ensemble role should bring a prepared piece, 16 bars, of a modern musical in the same genre. More details online. Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Vivid Motion’s Summer Dance Show “Thug,” Drouin Dance Center, 2nd floor, Dana Warp Mill, 72 Bridge St, Westbrook. vividmotion.org. 1 p.m. Wednesday.

n Benefits

St. Baldrick’s Greater Portland Head Shave, be a hero for kids with cancer. Raffles, prizes, food and drink. Benefiting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Free. Jimmy the Greek’s, 15 Philbrook Road, South Portland. stbaldricks.org. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday.

Fun with the Arts, dinner, art and entertainment for Camp to Belong, serving siblings separated while in state care. camptobelongmaine.org. $30 dinner and entertainment, $20 painting, $50 for all. Olde Mill Tavern, 56 Main St., Harrison. www.camptobelongmaine.org. 6-11 p.m. Monday.

WERU Community Radio On-Air Farm & Garden Auction, more than 70 certificates donated by local farms, farmers markets, fisheries and garden suppliers. weru.org. 6 -9 p.m. Tuesday.

5 Percent Day at Whole Foods Market, to raise awareness and funds for early childhood education; proceeds donated to Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine. [email protected] Whole Foods Market, 2 Somerset St., Portland. 207-828-1234. 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday.

OTTO Fundraiser for Coastal Studies for Girls, OTTO, 225 Congress St. Portland. ottoportland.com. 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.

Sedgewood Commons 4th Annual Plant Sale, fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Association. Sedgewood Commons, 22 Northbrook Drive, Falmouth. 781-5775. 1 p.m. Friday.

6th Annual Benefit Ride for Chris Collin, to benefit the Northeast Spinal Cord Injury Fund. Donations can be made at HelpHOPELive.org, patient name: Chris Collin. 800-642-8399. Rider: $20 donation; passenger: $10 donation. Bentley’s Saloon, 1601 Portland Road, Arundel. 590-5654. Registration 8 a.m.; 10 a.m. Saturday. Rain date: June 28.

n Books & Authors

Author Reading with Faith E. Worster, Author of “The Sixth Child,” young adult debut novel.,Free. Winslow Public Library, 136 Halifax St., Winslow. winslow-me.gov. 6:30 p.m. Monday.

“The Hidden Coast of Maine,” illustrated talk by photographer Joe Devenney and writer Ken Textor on their recently published book. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St, Camden. librarycamden.org. 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Crash Barry, author of “Marijuana Valley,” “Sex, Drugs and Blueberries” and “Tough Island.” Patten Free Library, 33 Summer St., Bath. patten.lib.me.us. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Let’s Talk Graphic: Coming-of-Age Graphic Novels. Free. Portland Public Library, Main Branch, 5 Monument Square, Portland. portlandlibrary.com. 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Author signing with Andre Dubus III, who wrote “Dirty Love,” and Alexi Zentner, whose new book is “Lobster Kings.” Free. Letterpress Books, 91 Auburn St., Portland. 747-4232. 7 p.m. Thursday.

“Addiction on Trial: Tragedy in Downeast Maine” author Dr. Steven Kassels to speak. Meeting Room 5, Portland Public Library, Main Branch, 5 Monument Square, Portland. Noon-1 p.m. Friday.

n Classical Music

St. Mary Schola, Come, ye Sons of Art Concert, featuring Purcell, Weelkes and Monteverdi. $12-$15. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. stmaryschola.org. 7 p.m. Friday.

St. Mary Schola, Come, ye Sons of Art Concert, featuring Purcell, Weelkes and Monteverdi. $12-$15. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Route 88, Falmouth. stmaryschola.org. 4 p.m. June 8.

n Dance

Evening dance featuring Sounds Unlimited with John Plummer, downstairs; no smoking. $5. VFW Post 1285, Waterville, Water Street, Waterville. 453-2089. 7-11 p.m. June 7.

n Fairs/Festivals

Kennbunkport Festival, fine food, art and wine festival with art shows, cooking demonstrations, live music, inn tours, food and wine tastings and more. Various locations, Kennebunkport. kennebunkportfestival.com. Sunday through Saturday.

Piscataquis Heritage Hot Air Balloon Festival, community-driven annual celebration of local talent in arts, agriculture, the work of non-profit organizations, and the opportunities available in the region. Balloon liftoffs are at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. with balloon glows Friday and Saturday between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Charles E. Chase Memorial Field, Airport Road, Dover Foxcroft. phhabf.com. Sunday.

The 14th Annual Maine Fiber Frolic, $5 adults, $2 seniors, free for children under 12. Windsor Fairgrounds, Route 32. www.fiberfrolic.com. 9 to 4 p.m. Saturday and June 8.

n Film

“Funny Girl” at By Popular Demand Film Series, about the life of Ziegfield Follies comedienne Fanny Brice. $5 suggested donation. Skidompha Library’s Porter Meeting Hall, 184 Main St., Damariscotta (please use back Elm Street entrance). skidompha.org. 7-9:30 p.m. Monday.

“Metropolis,” landmark early silent sci-fi fantasy movie, with half-hour of rediscovered footage, to be shown with live music by Jeff Rapsis. $10. Leavitt Theatre, 259 Main St. (Route 1), Ogunquit. leavittheatre.com. 8 p.m. Thursday.

n Food and drink

Tea Tasting Event, try 5 different teas. Free. Gift shop open. 865-2123. Jacqueline’s Tea Room, 201 Main St., Freeport. Jacquelinestearoom.com. 6-7 p.m. Sunday.

n For kids

First Friday at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine during June’s First Friday Art Walk. $2; members and under 18 months, free. [email protected] Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, 142 Free St., Portland. 828-1234. 5-8 p.m. Friday.

Family Farmyard Fun, meet the farmyard animals up close and personal, and learn how we care for them. We’ll feed the pigs, goats, sheep, and cows and collect eggs. $5. Pineland Farms Education Center, 15 Farm View Drive, New Gloucester. PinelandFarms.org. 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

n Music

Maranacook String Band concert, plus open mic and open jam. Acoustic Americana/bluegrass band featuring Julie Churchill and Lee Stetson, Dan Simons and Max Silverstein. $5 at the door. Litchfield Sportsman’s Club, 2782 Hallowell Road, Litchfield. 268-4494. 12-5 p.m. Sunday.

Riverside Ringers, directed by Gail Kelly, will perform Bells on Broadway, a program of show tunes both classic and pop, from “Sound of Music” to “Pink Panther.” Free. Skowhegan Federated Church, Skowhegan. 474-3002. 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Press Gang, vocals and instrumentals, $15. Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center, Winter Hill Road, South Carthage. necelticarts.com. 7 p.m. June 4.

David Lindley, multi-instrumentalist. $20 in advance, $25 day of show. The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, 86 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Jenny Lewis and Kurt Vile and the Violators, singer-songwriter, indie rock. $25 in advance, $30 day of show. The State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Kel-Tone with David Kelley, gospel to jazz standards including country, pop, funk, blues and reggae. $15. River Tree Arts, 35 Western Ave., Kennebunk. 967-9120. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Songwriters Coffeehouse, rockabilly to singer-songwriter, blues, ballads, love songs. $5 suggested donation. Camden Public Library, 55 Main St., Camden. librarycamden.org. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Simone Felice, singer-songwriter. $13, 21-plus. Empire, 575 Congress St., Portland. portlandempire.com. 10 p.m. Thursday.

Dave Matthews Band, two sets: acoustic and electric. $40.50 to $75. Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, 1 Railroad St., Bangor. waterfrontconcerts.com. 7 p.m. Friday.

Bumpa’s Bash Talent Night, local talent and karaoke. No cover. Bumpa’s Bar & Grille, 276 Bath Road, Brunswick. 725-2963. 7:30-11 p.m. Friday.

Zemya, folk world-music ensemble. Show includes vocal selections from Bulgaria, Greece, Russia, Georgia, Croatia, Israel, South Africa and the British Isles. $15, $10 students. Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland. mayostreetarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday.

Robert Earl Keen, singer-songwriter. With Andrea Davidson. $25 in advance, $28 day of show, $45 preferred seating, 18-plus. Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland. portcitymusichall.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

Atmosphere, hip-hop. With Prof and Dem Atlas. $25 in advance, $30 day of show. The State Theatre , 609 Congress St., Portland. statetheatreportland.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

The Living Deads, Mainely Brews Restaurant & Brewhouse, 1 Post Office Square, Waterville. mainelybrew.com. 10 p.m. Friday.

Shape Note Singing, a capella singers from around New England gather in the 1794 Shaker Meeting House for a “sing” in the Sacred Harp tradition. Free. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, 707 Shaker Road, New Gloucester. shaker.lib.me.us. 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Zealous Bellus, classic rock cover band. No cover. Bumpa’s Bar & Grille, 276 Bath Road, Brunswick, Maine. 725-2963. 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday.

Half Moon Jug Band, three-man musical mob of desperadoes hijacking the freight train of folk music, steaming it up the mountains of rock ‘n’ roll. $16 adults, $14 seniors, $12 children. Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water St., Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Noctambule Concert: Marla Fibish and Bruce Victor, set to original music, rendered with lush beauty on mandolin, mandola, guitar and two voices in close harmony, $12.50. Allen Avenue Unitarian Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland. noctambulemusic.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

n Nightclubs

Chris Duarte, passionate, intense blues-psychedelia/jam jazz guitar that is up front and in your face. $15. Time Out Pub, 275 Main St., Rockland. northatlanticbluesfestival.com. 7 p.m. Monday.

Honey Badgers, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Craig Ventresco, guitar. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Irish Seisiun, free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. Wednesday.

Chris Trapper, singer/songwriter Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Max Garcia Conover Swaps Songs, Maine-based singer/songwriter. Free, 21-plus. Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 9 p.m. Thursday.

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble, Blue, 650 Congress St., Portland. portcityblue.com. 8 p.m. Friday.

n Outdoors

Sundays on the Boulevard, Baxter Boulevard by Payson Park in Portland will be closed every Sunday this summer. trails.org. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

Guided Walk with Saco Valley Land Trust, in the Great Cranberry Marsh in Biddeford. Free. Great Cranberry Marsh, end of Georgetown Drive, Biddeford. facebook.com. 1:30 -2:30 p.m. Saturday.

National Trails Day, family celebration of local trails brought to you by Kennebec Messalonkee Trails. Refreshments, health info and a walk included. Free. Head of Falls, Front Street, Waterville. kmtrails.com. 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

n Special Events

Holocaust & Human Rights Center Annual Meeting, with presentation of the first Gerda Haas Award for Excellence in Human Rights Education and Leadership. $40. Main Dining Room at Bates College, 136 Central Ave., Lewiston. 621-3530. Noon-2 p.m. Sunday.

Maine Outdoor Challenge, three hours of clay-shooting, archery, flycasting and geocaching. Supporting Boys & Girls Clubs and Portland Rotary. $200/person; $1,000/corporate team or $1,500 minimum fundraising pledge per team. LL Bean’s Outdoor Discovery School, Desert Road, Freeport. maineoutdoorchallenge.com. 8 a.m. Monday and Tuesday.

“A Night of Jewish Baseball: A Tribute to William Troubh,” appearances by retired ball players Art Shamsky and Ron Blomberg, raffle for autographed, framed photos; silent auction. Kosher ballpark fare. Dinner $36; raffle tickets $50 for one, $180 for four, $420 for 10. Temple Beth El, Portland, 400 Deering Ave., Portland. tbemaine.org. 6-9 p.m. June 8.

n Theater

“August: Osage County,” play exposes family’s complicated dynamics through laughter and tears. $15 adults, $12 youth and seniors. Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St., Waterville. operahouse.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Grey Gardens: The Musical,” Tony-Award winner. Madhorse Theater at The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. $15, $20, Thursdays are pay-what-you-can. madhorse.com. 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

“Grease,” musical appropriate for older children, teens and adults. $39-79. Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St., Ogunquit. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Through June 21.

“Equivocation” by Bill Cain, a romp through imagined history in London presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, $10-$20. Portland Ballet Studio Theater, 517 Forest Ave., Portland. dramaticrep.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

“The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,” $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 students. The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. portlandplayers.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

“Junior,” one-man show by James III featuring comedy, storytelling, Shakespeare and poetry. $10, free for DRC Patron Club members. Portland Ballet Studio Theater, 517 Forest Ave., Portland. www.portlandballet.org. 7:30-10 p.m. Monday.

“Buddy,” the Buddy Holly story, featuring more than 20 greatest hits, $38-$63. Maine State Music Theatre, Pickard Theater at Bowdoin College, Brunswick. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. ThursdayJune 5. Through June 21.

“Almost, Maine,” romantic comedy by John Cariani, performed by the 12th grade class of Merriconeag Waldorf School. $5. St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

“One Slight Hitch,” old-fashioned comedy by Lewis Black. The perfect wedding goes awry when the bride’s ex shows up. $19 in advance, $21 day of show; children $17 in advance, $19 day of show; cabaret seating $32 in advance, $35 at the door. Lakewood Theater, 76 Theater Road, Madison. lakewoodtheater,org. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. June 8.

“Hamlet,” classic Shakespeare directed by Michael Howard. $10 general admission, free for USM faculty, staff and students. Wishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine, 34 Bedford St., Portland. acorn-productions.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. June 8.

“Triumphs Over Adversity,” Portland Playback Theater invites the audience to tell their stories and our improvisers will re-enact it on the spot. $7 suggested donation. Community Television Network (CTN), 516 Congress St., Portland. portlandplayback.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Magic Of the Steelgraves, blends magic with visual illusions, animals, audience participation, squeaky-clean comedy, music. $10 to $15. The Freeport Theater of Awesome, 5 Depot St., Freeport. 675-4000. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Backstage Tours, insider access to the dressing rooms, green room and backstage, $5 to $10. Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main St., Ogunquit. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 10:30 a.m. June 8.