THEATER AND DANCE

Penobscot Theatre to perform ‘One Blue Tarp’

Posted Jan. 24, 2014, at 10:06 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 24, 2014, at 10:42 a.m.
Play opens Jan. 30.
Play opens Jan. 30.

Thursday, January 30 to Sunday, February 16, 2014; 7 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Penobscot Theatre Company, 131 Main St, Bangor, ME

Contact: Brad LaBree; 947-6618

Website: penobscottheatre.org/

BANGOR, Maine — “One Blue Tarp” will be performed 7 p.m. Jan. 30 and Feb. 5, 6, 12, 13; 8 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, 8, 14, 15; 5 p.m. Feb. 1; and 3 p.m. Feb. 2, 9, 16, at Penobscot Theatre Company, 131 Main St. Call 947-6618 or visit http://www.penobscottheatre.org/ for information.

The ubiquitous blue tarp provides the backdrop for this comic play about a Maine native defending his right to do as he’s always done and a woman “from away” who wants to change things and knows just how to do it. This light-hearted examination of home, place, progress, and the way like “should” be was first written and developed for PTC’s Northern Writes New Play Festival; named Best Play for the State of Maine in the 2013 Clauder New England Playwright Competition. WORLD PREMIER!

Written by Travis Baker

Directed by Daniel Burson

Starring: Brianne Beck – Ian Buck – Irene Dennis – Steve Estey – Kat Johnson – Julie Arnold Lisnet – Tom Mikotowicz – Arthur Morison

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