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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 26 Photos Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 26
(4/26/2015) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 26, 2015.


Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 4/26/2015 Photos Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 4/26/2015
(4/26/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/26/2015 for Maine


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/24 - INTO THE WOODS in Dallas, THE CRUCIBLE in Minneapolis, THE SOUND OF MUSIC in China & More! Photos Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/24 - INTO THE WOODS in Dallas, THE CRUCIBLE in Minneapolis, THE SOUND OF MUSIC in China & More!
(4/24/2015) - This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Dallas, Minneapolis, Portland, China and more.  Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include INTO THE WOODS in Dallas, THE CRUCIBLE in Minneapolis, and TWELFTH NIGHT in Portland, just to name a few.


Acorn Productions' NAKED SHAKESPEARE Continues First Friday Shows, 5/1 Photos Acorn Productions' NAKED SHAKESPEARE Continues First Friday Shows, 5/1
(4/21/2015) - Naked Shakespeare, Acorn Productions' performance series dedicated to presenting the works of the Bard in accessible ways for contemporary audiences, presents the company's latest installment of their new First Friday performance series on Friday, May 1st at 7pm in The Ballroom at Mechanics Hall.


RING OF FIRE, THE LAST FIVE YEARS & More Set for Penobscot Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season Photos RING OF FIRE, THE LAST FIVE YEARS & More Set for Penobscot Theatre Company's 2015-2016 season
(4/21/2015) - Penobscot Theatre Company proudly announces its 42nd Season, offering four Maine premieres, a world premiere, a holiday classic, and beloved musicals. The season will kick-off September 10 and extend into early summer 2016, longer than usual to accommodate a blockbuster seventh show as yet to be announced.


Maine Playwrights Festival Sets Performance Schedule Photos Maine Playwrights Festival Sets Performance Schedule
(4/21/2015) - Acorn Productions, a non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing and developing the Southern Maine community of performing artists, announces the final schedule of performances for this year's fourteenth edition of the annual Maine Playwrights Festival (MPF), which takes place from May 13 to 17 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland. This year's MPF is co-directed by MPF Founder Michael Levine and Daniel Burson, former Education and Literary Director at Portland Stage Company, and features three guest directors as well as a residency by Boston-based playwright Melinda Lopez. The festival also includes the fifth installment of the 24-Hour Portland Theater Project, in which six plays are written, rehearsed and performed in the span of twenty-four hours. Tickets for the MPF range from $10 to $15, and a complete performance schedule, as well as more information about the plays and on-line ticket ordering, is available on Acorn's website at www.acorn-productions.org.


BWW Reiews: Lyric Music Theater Delivers Laughs on Way to Forum Photos BWW Reiews: Lyric Music Theater Delivers Laughs on Way to Forum
(4/21/2015) - Lyric Music Theater of South Portland presents a rollicking production of Stephen Sondheim's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, enlivened by the excellent performances of its leads, the cheeky choreography of Victoria Perreault, and the fast-paced direction of Mary Meserve and John Blanchette.


ALL EYES ON: JOSH GROBAN Richard Jay-Alexander Talks with the Multi-Platinum Artist About STAGES... and MORE! Photos ALL EYES ON: JOSH GROBAN Richard Jay-Alexander Talks with the Multi-Platinum Artist About STAGES... and MORE!
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Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 4/19/2015 Photos Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 4/19/2015
(4/19/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/19/2015 for Maine


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/17; UAB's AVENUE Q, UNCLE VANYA in DC, JOSEPH in New Orleans & More! Photos Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/17; UAB's AVENUE Q, UNCLE VANYA in DC, JOSEPH in New Orleans & More!
(4/17/2015) - This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Birmingham, Washington, DC., New Orleans, Germany and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include The University of Alabama's AVENUE Q, UNCLE VANYA in DC, and JOSEPH in New Orleans, just to name a few.


Mad Horse Theatre to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 4/30-5/17 Photos Mad Horse Theatre to Present OTHER DESERT CITIES, 4/30-5/17
(4/15/2015) - Mad Horse Theatre Company closes its 29th Season with Pulitzer Prize Finalist OTHER DESERT CITIES, by John Robin Baitz.


Penobscot Theatre Company's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Begins 4/30 Photos Penobscot Theatre Company's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Begins 4/30
(4/14/2015) - Penobscot Theatre Company will present Maine's professional premiere of August: Osage County, written by Tracy Letts and directed by Bari Newport, April 30 through May 17, at the historic Bangor Opera House. It is the outrageous story of three generations of Weston women, reunited in the wake of tragedy and tugging at the ties that bind. Humor proves a thin veil for decades of deceit and disappointment, but when old resentments rise to the surface and secrets are shared, laughter is the only recourse.


FINDING NEVERLAND Takes Home the Most Wins at the IRNE Awards Photos FINDING NEVERLAND Takes Home the Most Wins at the IRNE Awards
(4/14/2015) - The Independent Reviewers of New England announced the winners of the 19th Annual IRNE Awards last night at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts.


Theater at Monmouth Announces Page to Stage & Write On! Student Playwriting Project Photos Theater at Monmouth Announces Page to Stage & Write On! Student Playwriting Project
(4/13/2015) - In 2015 Theater at Monmouth continues its long tradition of arts education for young people with two programs: Page to Stage and the Write On! Student Playwriting Project. Each program provides students hands-on opportunities to explore their creative voices with professional artists. For grades pre-k to 8, TAM's Page to Stage Tour brings a world premiere adaptation of the classic The True Story of Little Red to schools across the state. The third annual Write On! Student Playwriting Project invites students in grades 5 through 12 to make their voices heard by submitting their own original plays for an opportunity to be presented in TAM's 2015 Summer Season.


BWW Reviews: Good Theaer Pays Tribute to Barbra Photos BWW Reviews: Good Theaer Pays Tribute to Barbra
(4/13/2015) - Portland's Good Theater brings its “lucky” thirteenth season to a close with a delightful original musical revue, Happy Days Are here Again: Streisand's 60s Songbook, dedicated to the legendary Barbra Streisand. Written and directed by Brian P. Allen and starring Lesley McKinnell, the seventy-five minute songfest takes the audience along on Streisand's journey from Brooklyn schoolgirl to Broadway, film, and recording star.