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‘The Winter’s Tale’ at Monmouth’s theater

By Theater on March 10, 2015, at 4:09 p.m.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Friday, July 10, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Saturday, July 18, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Wednesday, July 22, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Sunday, July 26, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Wednesday, Aug. …

‘The Turn of the Screw’ at Monmouth theater

By Theater on March 10, 2015, at 4:04 p.m.
Friday, June 26, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, July 11, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Wednesday, July 15, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, July 26, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Friday, Aug. …

‘The Real Inspector Hound’ at Monmouth theater

By Theater on March 10, 2015, at 4:02 p.m.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, July 31, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Friday, Aug. …

‘Fool of the World and the Flying Ship’ at Monmouth

By Theater on March 10, 2015, at 3:59 p.m.
Saturday, June 27, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, July 4, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Saturday, July 11, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Saturday, July 18, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Saturday, July 25, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.Saturday, Aug. …

Black Fly Follies

By Theater on March 10, 2015, at 3:57 p.m.
Saturday, July 4, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Cumston Hall, 796 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine For more information: 207-933-9999; theateratmonmouth.org Theater at Monmouth’s annual variety show returns featuring the talents of our summer company. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →

‘Ruddigore’ at Cumston Hall in Monmouth

By Theater on March 10, 2015, at 3:33 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. …

Maine Drama Festival one-act play regional competition results

on March 09, 2015, at 10:16 a.m.
The 2015 Maine Drama Festival one-act play competition’s regionals were held Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, at nine locations around the state. Regional winners will go on to the state finals, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, Class A at Bangor High School and Class B …

‘Kokonut Kapers’ at Center Drive School

Bangor Daily News on March 06, 2015, at 10:20 a.m.
Friday, March 27, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, March 28, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Center Drive School, 17 School St., Orrington, Maine ORRINGTON, Maine — Center Drive School will present “Kokonut Kapers” based on a book written by Tim Kelly and Bill Francoeur, at 6:30 p.m. March 27 …
Megan Ward and Charlie Hanscom pose for a portrait outside of the Penobscot Theatre Co. in Bangor on Wednesday. Ward and Hanscom will star in the production of "End Days" coming to the Penobscot Theatre Co. on March 12.

‘End Days’ at Penobscot Theatre explores faith, science

By Natalie Feulner on March 05, 2015, at 2:36 p.m.
Director Bari Newport hopes audience members of Maine’s inaugural production of the play “End Days” walk away from the performance at Penobscot Theatre with two things: one, a feeling they’ve had a good time and, two, more questions than they have answers to. “End Days,” written by Deborah Zoe Laufer, …

Acadia Hospital, Penobscot Theatre panel on ‘End Days’

on March 04, 2015, at 2:56 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Acadia Hospital is once again supporting the community building efforts of Penobscot Theatre Company by providing a mental health expert to be part of the panel discussions associated with the upcoming play, “End Days,” being performed March 12-29, at the historic Bangor Opera House, 131 Main St. “Acadia has worked on school …
"Outside Mullingar" is playing March 13-22, at The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn’s professional theatre.

‘Outside Mullingar’ March 13-22 at The Public Theatre

on March 04, 2015, at 10:43 a.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — Ignore the stubborn snow, and melt your heart with the endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit “Outside Mullingar,” playing March 13-22, at The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn’s Professional Theatre. Imagine an Irish “Moonstruck” when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this humorous, …
Costume sketch for this new ballet.

Maine State Ballet Premieres Spectacular Le Corsaire in Maine March 28-April 12

By Debra Tenenbaum on Feb. 24, 2015, at 3:12 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, March 29, 2015 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 4, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, April 10, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, April 11, 2015 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, April …
Actor Michael Keaton (left) and director Alejandro Inarritu accept the Oscar for best picture for his film "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virture of Ignorance)" during the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Sunday night.

‘Birdman’ soars to Oscar heights on best picture win

By Lisa Richwine and Nichola Groom, Reuters on Feb. 23, 2015, at 10:03 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — The dark comedy “Birdman” held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and received in return the film industry’s highest recognition Sunday — the Academy Award for best picture. Director Alejandro G. Inarritu’s story of a washed-up, former superhero actor attempting an improbable comeback on …

2015 Reader’s Theater Auditions

By University of Maine School of Performing Arts on Feb. 23, 2015, at 1:09 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Location: Black Box Theatre, Class of 1944 Hall University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-581-4703; umaine.edu/spa/auditions Heads up! Reader’s Theater Auditions are going to take place this Wednesday, February 25th at the Black Box Theatre in the Class of …
Scott Moreau, a Litchfield native, plays Johnny Cash in the touring production of "Million Dollar Quartet."

Maine native plays Johnny Cash in “Million Dollar Quartet” musical, set to make Bangor stop

By Emily Burnham on Feb. 19, 2015, at 1:03 p.m.
Scott Moreau plays the role of Johnny Cash in the touring production of “Million Dollar Quartet.” It’s a musical about famed 1956 recording session that featured Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis, and it’ll make a stop in Bangor on Sunday, Feb. 22 at the Cross Insurance …

Registration open for Dramatic Academy Summer 2015

on Feb. 16, 2015, at 2:27 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Registration is now open for Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy Summer 2015, with opportunities for young performers, developing technicians, and those simply exploring the craft. “It’s going to be the summer of love at the Bangor Opera House,” said Director of Education Amy Roeder, “because seriously what’s funnier …
Monica Hunken

UMF Grassroots Awakenings Forum offers Monica Hunken’s ‘Blondie of Arabia’

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 16, 2015, at 9:57 a.m.
FARMINGTON, Maine — The University of Maine at Farmington Grassroots Awakenings University Forum will present Monica Hunken in her one-woman show “Blondie of Arabia” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, in the Emery Community Arts Center on the UMF campus. The performance is free and open to the public. In this …
Actor James Franco will star in the Hulu series based on Stephen King's book '11/22/63."

James Franco to star in Hulu’s Stephen King series ’11/22/63′

By Elizabeth Wagmeister, Variety.com/Reuters on Feb. 14, 2015, at 9:44 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — James Franco is about to go streaming back into the past. The Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning “Interview” star has been cast as the lead in Hulu’s original series “11/22/63,” adapted from Stephen King ‘s 2011 bestseller of the same name. Franco, who also will serve as a …
Actor and radio personality Gary Owens died Thursday at the age of 80.

Gary Owens, announcer of ‘Laugh-In’ fame, dies at 80

By Reuters on Feb. 14, 2015, at 9:31 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — Radio, TV and voice-over performer Gary Owens died on Feb. 12 at his home in the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles. Owens, who was 80, had been a diabetic since the age of 8. Owens was probably best known as the announcer on NBC’s “Rowan and Martin’s …

Bangor Ballet receives grant Bangor Savings Bank

on Feb. 13, 2015, at 4:13 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Ballet is one of the organizations selected to receive a grant from Bangor Savings Bank through their Community Matters More campaign. Bangor Ballet has been providing quality live dance performances with an emphasis on classical ballet since its first production of Cinderella in 1994. After a successful …
 
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