Portland Ovations Sets New Season at Press Hotel
(5/28/2015) - With their 2015-16 season brochure hot of the presses, Portland Ovations unveiled an exclusive look at its upcoming 2015-16 season at The Press Hotel on Wednesday night to a capacity crowd of 150 Members at its Annual Members-Only Preview party.
Mad Horse Theatre to Present BY LOCAL, 6/5-8
(5/26/2015) - Mad Horse Theatre will present the sixth installment of its successful BY LOCAL new play series. The series has established itself as a standard for bringing exciting, original scripts by Maine writers to theater audiences in the Greater Portland area.
SISTER ACT Opens Ogunquit Playhouse's 2015 Season Tonight
(5/20/2015) - Rejoice! The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, is thrilled to be one of the first regional theatres in the U.S. to produce the glorious Broadway musical comedy Sister Act. The hilarious show kicks off the Ogunquit Playhouse season tonight, May 20 to June 20.
UPDATE: The Phantom Is Finally Coming To America- LOVE NEVER DIES Will Tour US in 2017; Statement Released
(5/19/2015) - BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Phantom will soon return to America in the continuation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most beloved musical. Love Never Dies is set to tour North America in 2017. This is the highly acclaimed follow up musical to the 1986 love story The Phantom of the Opera set against the spellbinding backdrop of Coney Island. A German production is also set to open in Hamburg this fall.
Casting has not yet been announced.
Summer Stages: Theatrical Happenings in Maine 2015
(5/20/2015) - After the impossibly long winter, summer is finally coming to Maine shores, woods, and towns. And along with summer outdoors fun, comes the return of summer theatre. Maine is blessed to have a wide selected of professional and community playhouses from which to choose. Here is but a small sampling:
Brendan Powers of Penobscot's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY to Teach Master Class, Today
(5/16/2015) - Brendan Powers who is currently starring in Penobscot Theatre Company's production of August: Osage County will be teaching a master class at the Bangor Opera House on May 16, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. 'Selling the Scene: Keys to a Compelling Performance' has been designed to engage participants in actively working on scenes with insight and guidance from Powers, a veteran performer and master instructor. It is appropriate for adults and high school students. The cost is $25.