By CJKent on Aug. 30, 2016, at 11:44 a.m.
By Judy Harrison on Aug. 24, 2016, at 1:35 p.m.
“The Irish,” a musical history lesson on the Emerald Isle and its people’s experience as immigrants in America, is perfect for Portland’s intimate space.
By Judy Harrison on Aug. 17, 2016, at 2:56 p.m.
The way theater lovers tell it’s August on Mount Desert Island is there’s a murder mystery playing at Acadia Repertory Theatre in Somesville.
By Judy Harrison on Aug. 12, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
“I think it has value for everyone because that is how we transmitted our values and our culture — through stories,” Carol Dana said. “And it has a good message for people about conservation.”
By Judy Harrison on Aug. 03, 2016, at 5:53 p.m.
Director Peter Richards subtlely parallels the politics of ancient Rome with those rumbling across America today.
on July 27, 2016, at 2:51 p.m.
By Sarah Walker Caron on July 27, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.
Heading to the show in the Queen City of the East next week? Thomas says fans will love the energy.
By Judy Harrison on July 27, 2016, at 11:46 a.m.
The play is full of mistaken identities and miscommunications, slapstick and drollery in a satisfying but uneven production.
on July 26, 2016, at 12:43 p.m.
By Emily Burnham on July 25, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
Alison Chase has had plenty of experience bringing her modern dance troupe, Alison Chase/Performance, into unorthodox venues, from art museums to granite quarries.
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.
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.
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.