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    May 5, 2017

    Peter Paton Comedy & Variety time

    Local writer, actor and commentator Peter Paton gathers his creative forces and colleagues in another of his periodic Peter Paton Comedy & Variety shows Tuesday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at the Colonial Theatre, 163 High St. As always, attendees can expect a full evening of comedy, music and more. Paton will emcee and will be doing stand-up, sketch and “getting underfoot,” he said. Among his compatriots will be Leslie ...

  • Published
    May 5, 2017

    ‘Obsession,’ from film to stage to HD

    A live high-definition broadcast from London of “Obsession” will be presented as a National Theatre Live production at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Thursday, May 11. Show times are 2 and 7 p.m. Jude Law (“The Young Pope,” “Closer,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley”) stars in this stage production, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: “A View from the Bridge,” “Hedda Gabler”) ...

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    May 3, 2017

    Poetry Night debuts at Pig + Poet

    The Pig + Poet restaurant of Whitehall, 52 High St./Route 1, which opens for the season with a Mother’s Day brunch, will host its inaugural Poetry Night Wednesday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m. in the main dining room. Pig + Poet’s Poetry Night honors the memory of Edna St. Vincent Millay, who was discovered at Whitehall in 1912. Food and travel writer Joe Ricchio will emcee. Joining featured ...

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    May 2, 2017

    ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ wraps Met HD season

    The final broadcast of the 2016-2017 Metropolitan Opera’s Live-in-HD season of broadcasts from Lincoln Center to the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., will take place Saturday, May 13, at 12:30 p.m. with Richard Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier.” An encore broadcast is scheduled for Tuesday, May 23, at 12:30 p.m. The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elīna Garanča as Octavian stars in Strauss’ grandest ...

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    May 2, 2017

    Waldo Theatre Work Day May 13

    The Waldo Theatre invites the public to a community work day Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the historic building on Main Street/Route 220, in the village. Refreshments will be provided. Major goals for the day are to inventory the contents of the theater; move portable items into a storage trailer; and remove carpet that is no longer usable. This will allow mold abatement work and interior cleaning ...

  • Published
    April 30, 2017

    ‘Pygmalion,’ in Strom Black Box

    Camden Hills Regional High School’s spring play is a classic — “Pygmalion” by George Bernard Shaw, a comedy of class and linguistics that inspired the musical “My Fair Lady.” “Pygmalion” will be presented Fridays and Saturdays, May 5, 6, 12 and 13, at 7 p.m.; plus a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee on the 6th. Tickets are $5 at the door of the Black Box Theater behind the Strom Auditorium of Camden Hills, off Route ...


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