Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 2/16/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 2/16/2014 NOAM PIKELNY & FRIENDS
One Longfellow Square
2/22-2/22/2014
NOAM PIKELNY has emerged as the preeminent banjoist among a new generation of acoustic musicians. Hailed by the Chicago Tribune as the "pros' top banjo picker," Noam is a founding member of Punch Brothers and has helped broaden the awareness of the banjo in the mainstream through numerous collaborations on stage and in the studio. In September of 2010, Pikelny was awarded the first annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass and was recently nominated for a Grammy for his album, Beat The Devil and Carry A Rail. Noam's most recent recording, Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe was released October 1 on Compass Records.
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Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 2/16/2014 INTO THE WOODS
LYRIC MUSIC THEATER
2/14-3/1/2014
The Brothers Grimm hit Broadway with an epic fairytale where worlds collide. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and brings them together for a timeless yet relevant piece and rare modern classic.The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King's Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch's curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone's wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.One of Sondheim's most popular works, INTO THE WOODS is a musically sophisticated show with the opportunity to feature actors adept at dark comedy. Designers will especially enjoy highlighting the fantastical elements of this magical word.
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Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 2/16/2014 RED
The Everyman Repertory Theatre
2/15-3/2/2014
"What do you see?" Famed abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko asks his young assistant, Ken, the loaded question. What's art? And who gets to decide anyway? It's 1958, and Rothko has just been offered the biggest commission in the history of modern art. He and Ken work feverishly in his New York studio-until Ken begins to realize his answers to those fundamental questions about art are very different than his mentor's. Winner of six Tony Awards, this sizzling 90-minute drama is one of the most intellectually riveting shows to recently hit Broadway.
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Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 2/16/2014 VEILS
Portland Stage
2/25-3/16/2014
A contemporary drama about bridging the gap between the West and the Middle East. When Intisar, an African American Muslim student, arrives in Cairo for a year abroad, she hopes to finally be understood. She's quickly enlisted by her exuberant Egyptian roommate, Samar, to help create a blog debating the practice of wearing veils, but when the Arab Spring intervenes, revolution threatens to overtake their friendship.
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