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Belfast Maskers show to benefit First Baptist Church

By Dorothy Wilson on Nov. 04, 2014, at 10:16 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church of Belfast, 95 High Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-338-2544; BelfastMaskers.com The Belfast Maskers will present “Comedic Chekov,” a series …
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AUDITIONS THIS SATURDAY FOR NEW MASKERS PLAY!

By Dorothy Wilson on Oct. 07, 2014, at 9:15 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church, 95 Church St, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-505-0199; belfastmaskers.com Auditions will be held this coming Saturday, October 11, for Belfast Maskers’ November production of Neil Simon’s “The Good Doctor,” a collection of humorous sketches in the …
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Belfast Maskers and Waldo YMCA hosting Juke Rockets concert at Shrine Club.

By Dorothy Wilson on Sept. 29, 2014, at 5:19 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Belfast Shrine Club, 20 Northport Ave, Belfast, Maine For more information: belfastmaskers.com You can start planning now for that post-Halloween party slump by marking your calendars for the second annual Hallo-Week-After fundraiser party, co-sponsored by Belfast Maskers and the Waldo …
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"Mugs for Maskers," Sept 25 fundraiser.

Rollie’s hosting Maskers fundraiser on Sept 25!

By Dorothy Wilson on Sept. 21, 2014, at 1:25 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Rollie’s Bar & Grill, 37 Main Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-505-0199; belfastmaskers.com Rollie’s Bar & Grill, 37 Main Street, Belfast, is hosting the first “Mugs for Maskers” fundraiser this coming Thursday, 7-10 pm, to benefit Belfast’s premier community …
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Musician Chelsea Benedict

Belfast Maskers fundraiser at Rollie’s Bar & Grill

By Dorothy Wilson on Aug. 30, 2014, at 10:12 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Rollie’s Bar & Grill, 37 Main St, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-930-7090; BelfastMaskers.com MUGS FOR MASKERS!!! Come hoist a brew or two and support Belfast’s best community theater, Belfast Maskers, putting on great shows since 1987! Rollie’s is hosting …
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Maskers’ hosting Children’s Summer Camp in Belfast!

By Dorothy Wilson on July 29, 2014, at 9:14 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. …
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MASKERS’ FINAL WEEKEND OF “ONCE UPON A MATTRESS!”

By Dorothy Wilson on July 20, 2014, at 2:36 p.m.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, July 25, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, July 26, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Belfast Area High School, 98 Waldo Ave, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-930-7090; BelfastMaskers.com Now that the Celtic Festival is over, come indoors and …
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Pictured are Peter Clain, Grant Richards, and Jeffrey Miller.

Maskers bring “Once Upon a Mattress” to Belfast!

By Dorothy Wilson on July 03, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, July 18, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, July 19, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Thursday, July 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, July 25, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, July 26, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: …
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Belfast Maskers present springtime musical show and wine/cheese tasting

By Dorothy Wilson on May 20, 2014, at 8:44 p.m.
Friday, June 13, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, June 14, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, June 20, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, June 21, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Waldo County Shrine Club, 20 Northport Ave, Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-930-7090; belfastmaskers.com Belfast Maskers/Cold …
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Katie Glessner (left) listens as Maggie Goscinski tells her story, with Chris Goosman on the right.

“AGNES OF GOD” OPENS TONIGHT!!!!!

By Dorothy Wilson on April 11, 2014, at 3:59 p.m.
Friday, April 11, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 12, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Thursday, April 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, April 18, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 19, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Several, see website, see website, Castine, Searsport, Belfast, …
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Belfast Maskers-Cold Comfort Theater rehearses “Agnes of God.”

By Dorothy Wilson on Feb. 28, 2014, at 9:38 p.m.
Rehearsals are underway for Belfast Maskers-Cold Comfort Theater’s production of John Pielmeier’s riveting drama, “Agnes of God,” the story of a young Catholic novice who is suspected of murder, and the battle between her Mother Superior and a cynical psychiatrist to find the truth. Featured are Katie Glessner (left,) Chris …

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” comes to Belfast!

By Dorothy Wilson on Nov. 19, 2013, at 5:16 p.m.
Cold Comfort Theater/Belfast Maskers presents Barbara Robinson’s heartwarming Christmas classic about “the worst kids in the world”–the dreaded Herdman clan–who crash the local church’s Christmas pageant when they hear that snacks will be served! As they perform the story of the Nativity in their own unique style, they bring fresh …
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Belfast Maskers-Cold Comfort Theater launches holiday show The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

By Dorothy Wilson on Nov. 08, 2013, at 10:41 a.m.
OH, NO!! THE HERDMANS ARE COMING! Belfast Maskers-Cold Comfort Theater presents Barbara Robinson’s delightful holiday classic, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Come see this heartwarming and hilarious play about “the worst kids in town,” when they decide to invade the annual Christmas play and turn tradition on its ear. The …
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Belfast Maskers/Cold Comfort Theater bringing dinner show to Belfast, Searsport and Castine

By Dorothy Wilson on Oct. 17, 2013, at 11:52 a.m.
Here are some great rehearsal pics from our upcoming show, “Contempt of Court”! We open this Saturday, October 19, in Belfast at the First Baptist Church (338-2544, tickets $15) and then next weekend on the 25th in Searsport (548-0327, tickets $15) and Oct 26th in Castine (326-9510, tickets $40.) Please …
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Belfast Maskers/Cold Comfort Theater presents dinner theater comedy!

By Dorothy Wilson on Oct. 08, 2013, at 2:35 p.m.
Riot in the Court! Get ready to hold court and laugh! Belfast Maskers/Cold Comfort Theater is currently in rehearsal for David Landau and Nikki Stern’s “Contempt of Court,” a rollicking dinner theater comedy, with music and audience participation in a “Judge Judy” type setting! Come enjoy a hearty dinner and …
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Belfast Maskers/Cold Comfort Theater & YMCA launch joint fundraiser!

By Dorothy Wilson on Sept. 25, 2013, at 4:31 p.m.
Belfast Maskers/Cold Comfort Theater and the Waldo County YMCA are teaming up for a post-Halloween concert fundraiser!!! Enjoy a chance to wear your costumes one more time and come hear the fabulous JUKE ROCKETS entertain for an evening of music, raffles, tasty food from local vendors, a full cash bar, …

AUDITIONS FOR BELFAST MASKERS/COLD COMFORT THEATER SHOWS!!

By Dorothy Wilson on Aug. 27, 2013, at 3:43 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: First Baptist Church of Belfast, 95 High Street, Belfast, Maine For more information: Aynne Ames; 207-505-0199; coldcomforttheater.com On September 7, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Belfast, 95 High Street, Belfast Maskers/Cold Comfort Theater will hold auditions for their …
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Cold Comfort Theater/Belfast Maskers presents “42nd Street: A Concert Version.”

By Dorothy Wilson on Aug. 01, 2013, at 4:46 p.m.
Cold Comfort Theater/Belfast Maskers is excited to present a concert version of the iconic 1930s song & dance dazzler, “42nd Street,” by Harry Warren and Al Dublin. This traveling production will debut at Belfast’s Boathouse on August 6 and 7, then move to Castine’s Delano Auditorium August 9 and 10, …
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The cast of the Fantasticks, left to right: Randy Nichols, Robert Porter, Dakota Wing, Maggie Goscinski, Grant Richards, Autumn Stupca, and Peter Clain, with Mert Danna kneeling in front.  All photos by Katie Buckley

Cold Comfort Theater/Belfast Maskers presents

By Dorothy Wilson on July 09, 2013, at 5:34 p.m.
The world’s longest-running musical comes to midcoast Maine! Cold Comfort Theater/Belfast Maskers presents a spirited production of “The Fantasticks,” by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones This enchanting story of love found, lost, and finally re-discovered, debuted in 1960 and features many familiar songs, including the iconic “Try to Remember.” Shows …
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Cold Comfort Theater/Belfast Maskers prepare for Independence Day show!

By Dorothy Wilson on June 19, 2013, at 8:46 p.m.
Rehearsals are underway for Cold Comfort Theater/Belfast Maskers’ spirited USO/Songs of America Show, Cold Comfort/Maskers’ annual celebration of America’s birthday and honoring our armed forces, past and present. Pictured are (L to R) Mert Danna, Autumn Stupca, Dakota Wing, Maggie Goscinski, and Grant Richards. Performances will be on July 4 …
 
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