“TREVOR” will open the 2016 season at Mad Horse Theatre Company and will run Jan. 14-3 at 24 Mosher Street in South Portland. Inspired by true events, “TREVOR” is a comedy about fame and success and an exploration of family starring a chimpanzee named Trevor and his owner, Sandra. Playwright Nick Jones is a writer and co-producer of the critically-acclaimed Netflix series “Orange is the New Black.” Performance times are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. There will be an opening-night reception immediately following the Friday, Jan. 15 performance. Tickets for the show are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and students. For more information, go to

“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller will be presented by New Hampshire Theatre Project, 959 Islington St. in Portsmouth, N.H., Jan. 15-31. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets for this performance at $26, $22 for students and seniors. Reservations are highly reccommended. For more information, call 603-431-6644 ext. 5, or email [email protected]


Tom Gilmore’s photographs are on display at the Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library, 952 Main St., Sanford, through the end of January. Gilmore photographs conserved lands in Maine and New Hampshire. While Acadia National Park and the White Mountains are well known, Gilmore is also developing a portfolio of photographs of land conserved by local organizations such as the Great Works Regional Land Trust, where he is a board member, and the York and Kittery land trusts.

“Four Elements & Five Senses” will be on display at the Dyer Library/Saco Museum from Jan. 23 to March 18. The theme of this exhibition asks artists to explore ways in which they perceive, experience, and respond to the wonders of the world around them. Artists will discuss the ideas for their work in a panel discussion on Saturday, Feb. 13, from noon to 12:45 p.m., with a reception to follow from 1 to 3 p.m. The show will feature paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, fiber art, sculpture, ceramics, and mixed media work. The artists in this show teach in Maine’s public and private schools and universities, and are members of the Maine Art Educators Association. For more information on upcoming events at Dyer Library/Saco Museum, go to

River Tree Arts has released an upcoming schedule of classes for adults and kids. A variety of children’s art classes will take place Monday to Thursday, with classes for adults on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. For more information on the class schedule, go to


Women in Harmony presents “Women & the Spirit” in concert Jan. 22 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Jan. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. The concert will take place at Woodfords Church, 202 Woodford St. in Portland. The event is free for children under 12 years old and $10 to $15 for teens and adults. Tickets are available at the door, online at, Nonesuch or Longfellow Books or Starbird Music.


Ogunquit Performing Arts announces the 15th annual Classic Film Series. Films will be shown at the Dunaway Center, 23 School St. in Ogunquit on the first Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. through May. “Marnie” will be shown on Sunday, Feb. 7, at 2 p.m. This Alfred Hitchcock suspense film centers around Marnie’s theft of $10,000 from her employer’s safe, and her subsequent struggles against her own phobias, fears, and blackmail.