June 23, 2018
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Bonus production

BANGOR — As a final gift to audiences for its 40th anniversary season, Penobscot Theatre Company will present, “The Rocky Horror Show” — not the film, the live stage show that has become a cult classic, complete with goody bags and audience participation.

Directed and choreographed by Nathan Halvorson, the rock musical tells the story of a newly engaged couple getting caught in a storm and coming to the home of a mad transvestite scientist unveiling his new creation, a muscle man named Rocky Horror.

The show will run June 12 through 28.

For ticket information, call the theater box office at 942-3333 or visit penobscottheatre.org.



BANGOR — The Bangor Symphony Orchestra announced on May 29 that music director and conductor Lucas Richman is making Bangor his permanent residence. Richman and his wife Deborah and son Max moved to Bangor from Knoxville, Tennessee, on June 1.

With the move, Richman will become the first local resident to lead the BSO in more than 50 years.


Craft school tours

DEER ISLE — A weekly tour of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts campus is offered throughout the summer at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Visitors, potential students, family and friends are invited to join the guided tour of the school. Nearly 500 visitors take part in these tours annually, organizers said. Tour admission is $5 per person.


Steel drum concert

STOCKTON SPRINGS — Flash in the Pans steel drum music band, based in Blue Hill, will play a diverse assortment of Caribbean influenced contemporary music 7:30-9 p.m. at Fort Point Lighthouse, overlooking Penobscot Bay.

The members of the band volunteer their time to play benefit concerts every Monday night throughout the summer in the midcoast and Down East areas.

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