By Judy Harrison on July 20, 2016, at 1:38 p.m.
Opera House Arts’ production of “An Iliad” is a triumph for Boston-based actress Marianna Bassham and musician Anthony Colin Leva, whose use of the upright bass to score the play and create sound effects is amazing and effective.
By Troy R. Bennett on July 15, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
She creates visions in flame and light that appear for fractions of a second.
By Judy Harrison on July 13, 2016, at 2:37 p.m.
A fine cast overcomes the shortcomings in Jeffrey Hatcher’s sparse script for the play, being performed at Acadia Repertory Theatre in Somesville on Mount Desert Island.
THE THEATER AND ARTS OF MAINE
on July 08, 2016, at 8:14 p.m.
What do you get when you combine two children, an inventor, a couple spies, candy makers, fun-fair attendees, and a flying car? The Hampden Area Theatre Troupe’s production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a stage musical based on the 1968 film of the same name, tells …
By Judy Harrison on July 06, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
Monmouth’s production is delightfully acted and lovingly produced, but in the end it feels like Cyrano light. It’s a tasty appetizer that leaves the audience longing for a full meal seared by the Frenchman’s poetry and repartee.
By Judy Harrison on June 29, 2016, at 2:50 p.m.
Meg Taintor, producing artistic director of Opera House Arts in Stonington, chose the play long before the word Orlando bore the weight of 49 killed and 53 wounded in a hateful and heinous act.
By Judy Harrison on June 23, 2016, at 7:08 a.m.
New Surry Theatre’s production beautifully captures every nuance the playwright intended.
By Emily Burnham on June 14, 2016, at 1:35 p.m.
For Tracey Marceron, it’s not about the money. If it was, she wouldn’t be in the business of running a small theater and art school for area youth. “To me, all of it is worth it when a parent comes to me and says ‘My child has blossomed in every …
By Judy Harrison on June 13, 2016, at 2:23 p.m.
Ira Kramer and Christie Robinson portray star-crossed lovers Drew and Sherrie, who come to the Sunset Strip chasing their dreams.
on June 02, 2016, at 10:05 p.m.
Cirque du Soleil returned to the Cross Insurance Center on Thursday, June 2, with its show OVO. OVO tells the story of a mysterious egg that appears in the midst of an insect colony. The colony is amazed by the object. A fly arrives and is a bit of an …
By Shelby Hartin on June 01, 2016, at 5:25 p.m.
“It’s an absolute must see for people who have never seen it. And for those who have seen it before, this show is a completely new creation.”
By Shelby Hartin on June 01, 2016, at 11:52 a.m.
“It’s all about dreams and realizing that dreams are reality,” Alekzander Sayers said
By Shelby Hartin on May 25, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
After a finale of the children’s matinee “Aladdin,” Brewer residents Keith and Maureen Robinson stepped down from their positions as co-artistic directors of the company.
By Micky Bedell on May 25, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
After a finale of the children’s matinee “Aladdin” held Sunday at the Brewer Performing Arts Center, Brewer residents Keith and Maureen Robinson stepped down from their positions as co-artistic directors of the company.
on May 20, 2016, at 10:46 a.m.
Bangor Ballet completes its 2016-2017 season June 4 and 5 with an exciting program showcasing the work of five Maine-based choreographers. “Hooked on Classics: Back to Bach and Off to Offenbach” will be offered 7 p.m Saturday, June 4, at Gracie Theatre at Husson University; and at 7 p.m. Sunday, …
By Shelby Hartin on May 18, 2016, at 11:38 a.m.
From comedies to love stories to a tale that will hit close to home for those with ties to the paper industry, there will be much to see on Maine stages next season.
on May 06, 2016, at 12:57 p.m.
Saturday, July 2, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, July 3, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Friday, July 8, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Saturday, July 9, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Watts Hall, Main Street, Thomaston, Maine THOMASTON, Maine — The theme of this year’s Independence Day celebration …
on May 06, 2016, at 11:07 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Morita’s School of Dance will hold its 48th annual dance production Dance USA at 12:30 p.m. for Bucksport, Dover-Foxcroft and Milo studios and 4:30 p.m. for Hermon studio, Saturday, May 21, at Bangor High School’s Peakes Auditorium. Dancers from 3 years through adults will be performing routines in tap, ballet, …
By Judy Harrison on May 04, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
Jonathan Spencer’s set is magnificent and fills nearly every inch of the Bangor Opera House stage.
By Peter Marks, Washington Post on May 03, 2016, at 4:04 p.m.
Winner-take-all may be a term more commonly associated with primary elections. But if the Tony Award nominations announced on Tuesday in New York are any indication, that phrase could very well apply on the night of the awards ceremony in June to the musical that has dominated this Broadway season …