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Penobscot Theatre Company’s Northern Writes New Work Festival is Underway

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BANGOR, Maine — Tuesday, June 19 marks day two of Penobscot Theatre Company’s 6th annual Northern Writes New Work Festival. The day kicks off at 3 p.m. in downtown Bangor’s West Market Square with an outside reading of “Iceland,” a short play written by Michael Tooher of Portland, Maine. The day continues with a 6 p.m. reading of Joe Musso’s “Logophile” at the historic Bangor Opera House. Also at the Bangor Opera House, there will be an 9 p.m. performance of “Each Others Keeper” in conjuction with Bangor’s Power in Community Alliance (PICA) organization.

The week-long festival continues on Wednesday, June 20 with three exciting events. At 3 p.m., there will be a reading of William Fowke’s “Private Property” at downtown Bangor’s Paddy Murphy’s, where Northern Writes pass holders will receive 15% off all food during the reading. At 6 p.m., there will be a reading of “Iceland” at the Bangor Opera House. At 9 p.m., there will be a special spoken word event, “Cerberus,” also at the Bangor Opera House.

Each play will have three scheduled readings during the weeklong festival. For a full schedule, visit

Day Passes, which give access to one day of Northern Writes events, are $10. The Full Festival Pass, which gives access to all Northern Writes events, has been reduced to $25. Contact the box office at 942-3333 for more info.

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