The Camden Opera House, Elm Street/Route 1, has busy summer calendar this year. Kicking things off Saturday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m. is “Post Comedy Theatre,” a one-man show by the award-winning Robert Post.

“Post Comedy Theatre” comes to the Midcoast from a performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Post's fans include the New York Times, Matt Lauer and NPR. His one-man variety show is features meticulously crafted sketches filled with bumblers, dreamers and cartoonish heroes of every strips. Families can expect the hilarious, poignant and physically dazzling, including video clips of his quirky encounters from around-the-world travels.

Up next is “Casablanca,” Everyman Repertory Theatre’s five-person stage parody adaptation of the iconic film, Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17; and Fridays and Saturdays, July 22, 23, 29 and 30, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, $10 for students.

On Thursday, July 21, at 8 p.m., the opera house will host “Lovers and Monsters,” a New York City-style cabaret show. Tickets are $18.

Lucie Arnaz, famed daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and winner of Outer Critics Circle and Tony awards for her critically acclaimed nightclub cabaret act, will perform Wednesday, July 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and $28.

The opera house again offers a free screening of “The Seal Who Came Home,” a documentary about the famous seal and his family who loved and lived together in Rockport, Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m., in partnership with Maine Public Broadcasting Network.

The Grammy-nominated “Beethoven’s Wig” Friday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. offers an inspired and imaginative introduction to classic music with live music, song and animated characters. Tickets for this special family show are $14, $9 for children.

Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12 and 13, at 7:30 p.m., “A Day in the Life – A Beatles Experience” returns to the opera house before going on tour. Tickets for this locally-created multimedia show start at $12.

On Friday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m., Jazz on a Summer’s Eve will feature renowned saxophone players Wayne Delano and Gregg Abate with their trios in a Manny’s and Karyl’s hosted evening opened by pianist Tom Luther. Tickets are $18 in advance and will be $22 at the door.

Folk singer/songwriter Noel Paul Stookey, who sold out the opera house the last time he played here, returns for a Windjammer Festival appearance Saturday, Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22, $18 for senior citizens and students.

And the James Montgomery Band, led by blues harp master Montgomery, with Bruce Marshall and the Nor’Easters will cap the holiday weekend Sunday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $28 in advance, $30 at the door.

For tickets and more information about these events and more, call 236-7963 and visit