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  • Published
    May 24, 2017

    Fairy tales fuel annual dance recital

    Sherri's School of Dance will present its annual dance recital — “Once Upon A Time: where fairy tales and dreams come to life” — Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. at the Camden Opera House, Elm Street/Route 1. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased at the box office on the night of the show; from a dancer; or by calling 596-6576. Sherri’s School of Dance started in 2004, teaching ballet, tap, jazz/hip-hop and tumbling to ...

  • Published
    May 23, 2017

    Rockport Dance Conservatory turns 10

    Rockport Dance Conservatory will present its 10th annual Spring Showcase Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Camden Opera House. The show is sponsored by Midcoast Recreation Center in West Rockport. More than 40 students, age 3 through adult, will perform in two acts over the weekend. Act 1 of the Spring Showcase will feature choreography students have been working on all year, including some ...

  • Published
    May 16, 2017

    Cold Comfort offers headshot clinic

    Actors who need a new headshot, want to send a more professional resume or just never seem to have a good picture of themselves on hand are invited remedy that situation Sunday, May 21. Cold Comfort Theater is collaborating with Cross Street Photography to offer a professional headshot photo shoot with Cross Street’s Andy Dumas for only $10 … a head. Registration is required via email to ColdComfortTheater@gmail.c...

  • Published
    May 16, 2017

    Nights of laughter and pie at Medomak Valley

    The MVHS Players proudly presents this year’s Dessert Theater evenings Thursday through Saturday, May 25 through 27, at 7 p.m. in the Ronald E. Dolloff Auditorium, with pie intermission in the cafeteria, at Medomak Valley High School, Manktown Road. As always, the players are grateful for the generous donations of pies from Moody's Diner and Dan Beck. This year’s event offers two shows. The first is "The Shame of ...

  • Published
    May 11, 2017

    ‘Miracle Worker’ auditions set

    Cold Comfort Theatre will hold supplemental auditions for “The Miracle Worker” Sunday, May 21, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. sharp at First Baptist Church, 95 High St. The session will be held downstairs in the vestry; enter through the front door. No preparation is needed, as auditions will comprise cold reading from the script and should not last more than an hour. There are roles for both males and females. Men ...

  • Published
    May 11, 2017

    Auditions for ‘Tintypes’ summer musical

    Cold Comfort Theatre will hold open auditions for “Tintypes: A Musical Revue” Sunday, May 21, from 2 to 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 95 High St. The session will be held upstairs; enter through the front door. No preparation needed. Auditioners should come prepared to sing and go through a dance sequence. The show requires many singers and dancers and offers many solo numbers. There also is room for mimes and ...

  • Published
    May 7, 2017

    ‘Grit & Grace II’ at Camden Opera House

    “Grit & Grace II: The Evolution” will be presented Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St./Route 1. Kinetic Energy Alive Dance Productions’ fifth annual dance student showcase features 50 students ranging in age from 6 to 65 who have been working since September to create dances that hold versatile meanings of evolution in all aspects of life. Performances are 7 p.m. both nights. ...

  • Published
    May 5, 2017

    ‘Love Letters’ opens River Co. season

    Longtime River Company board member Suzanne Rankin of Matinicus and frequent stage partner Thom Watson will open the season with a one-time-only Mother’s Day dinner theater performance of A. R. Gurney’s “Love Letters.” Doors will open 6 p.m. at Savory Maine Organic Restaurant, 11 Water St. The performance will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include with a brief intermission. Tickets are $35 per person and include a ...

  • Published
    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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