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  • 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”) ...

  • Published
    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 ...

  • Published
    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 ...

  • Published
    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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