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Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 1/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW on January 20, 2018 in Maine

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Maine (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 19, 2018 in Maine

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Maine

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive online theatre platform, is pleased to continue its recent expansion today with another new content initiative. Following the recent successful launches of Industry Insider, and Charity Corner, today we're introducing the 2018 Theatre Camp Guide. (more...)
Nescom Entertainment Production Announces Auditions For Little Women At The Gracie Nescom Entertainment Production Announces Auditions For Little Women At The Gracie
by Elaine Bard on January 15, 2018 in Maine

NESCom recently announced it will be holding auditions for their Spring Musical Entertainment Production Class, this years choice, Little Women. (more...)
Monmouth Community Players Presents The Second Annual WHEN RADIO WAS KING Monmouth Community Players Presents The Second Annual WHEN RADIO WAS KING
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in Maine

Monmouth Community Players presents the second annual When Radio Was King Before there was Netflix, Hulu and cable TV, families would crowd around the radio to listen to their favorite shows. The Monmouth Community Players invites audiences to take a trip into the past and experience a live radio show in the second annual production When Radio Was King. This production is being directed by Linda Duarte of Lewiston, with music direction by Bob Gilbert and Cindy Dunham of Winthrop filling the role of producer. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14
by Audition Roundup on January 14, 2018 in Maine

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 14, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Penobscot Theatre Co. Books Extra Acts To Delight Audiences Between Productions Penobscot Theatre Co. Books Extra Acts To Delight Audiences Between Productions
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in Maine

Tickets now on sale for four weekends of extraordinary entertainment in Downtown Bangor Bangor, ME--Penobscot Theatre Company is thrilled to announce a series of special events it has planned between February and July, four Extra Acts to delight audiences between the company's production runs. 'With the growth of our audience, we've seen increased interest in live entertainment of all varieties, and we're pleased to deliver more whenever we can: more music, more provocative fare, more fun!' Tickets for the following events are now on sale: (more...)
BWW Feature: RENT FINALLY OPENS ITS DOORS TO COMMUNITY ACTORS at Some Theatre Company BWW Feature: RENT FINALLY OPENS ITS DOORS TO COMMUNITY ACTORS at Some Theatre Company
by Elaine Bard on January 11, 2018 in Maine

Having been performed in our area by several youth groups, RENT is finally getting it's Community Theatre debut in the Greater Bangor area this April. (more...)
BANGORS OLDEST COMMUNITY THEATRE HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING at Bangor Community Theatre BANGORS OLDEST COMMUNITY THEATRE HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING at Bangor Community Theatre
by Elaine Bard on January 11, 2018 in Maine

Bangor Community Theatre is the Greater Bangor area's longest-running community theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 12, 2018 in Maine

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
MCP to Hold Auditions for THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE MCP to Hold Auditions for THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in Maine

The Monmouth Community Players (MCP) are excited to announce auditions for their upcoming spring show, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny and touching book by Rachel Sheinkin and a truly fresh and vibrant score by William Finn, this spelling bee is one unforgettable experience. (more...)
Discovery Festival SUNAANA Announces New Artists for March Discovery Festival SUNAANA Announces New Artists for March
by BWW News Desk on January 10, 2018 in Maine

Portland, Maine's newest, most exciting discovery event food, music, beer, art has announced a slew of exciting new artists. Sunaana's upcoming second edition, which will see the festival expand to two days (more...)
Maine State Ballet Presents 'Tap, Tap, Jazz' Maine State Ballet Presents 'Tap, Tap, Jazz'
by BWW News Desk on January 08, 2018 in Maine

Maine State Ballet heats up this cold January with its crowd-pleasing production of Tap, Tap, Jazz, January 20, 26 and 27 only, at Maine State Ballet's Lopez Theater. This popular annual show, filled with Broadway-style song and dance numbers, is guaranteed to delight the entire family and help shake off those winter blues! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 7 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 7
by Audition Roundup on January 07, 2018 in Maine

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 7, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 7 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 7
by Audition Roundup on January 07, 2018 in Maine

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 7, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Good Theater Presents LOVE LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Good Theater Presents LOVE LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2018 in Maine

Good Theater presents the Maine premiere of Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron's smash hit off-Broadway comedy event, Love Loss and What I Wore, directed by Steve Underwood, featuring a rotating cast of Portland's favorite actresses. Love Loss and What I Wore plays January 20-March 6 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland where Good Theater is the theater in residence. For tickets and information contact Good Theater at 208-835-0895 or go to the company's website at www.goodtheater.com. (more...)
BWW Interview: Audience Choice Awards Prove Delightful Antidote to Maine Winter BWW Interview: Audience Choice Awards Prove Delightful Antidote to Maine Winter
by Carla Maria Verdino-S├╝llwold on January 06, 2018 in Maine

On a bitter cold blizzard day in January, the Maine theatre community was deriving some warmth and cheer by celebrating its achievements with the 2017 Broadway World Audience Choice award winners. The sixteen theatre artists voted by Maine theatre-goers as the best in each category of performing and technical achievements were selected from a group of 69 finalists, culled from over 9000 nominees rwho epresented less than % of all those in contention for the accolades, and voting for the winners was close and competitive to the very end of the process. (more...)
Dramatic Repertory Company Announces Its 2017/2018 Performance Season. Dramatic Repertory Company Announces Its 2017/2018 Performance Season.
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2018 in Maine

Dramatic Repertory Company (Keith Powell Beyland, Artistic Director) proudly announces its 2017 / 2018 Production Season. The season will launch with the New England Premiere of YEAR OF THE ROOSTER by Olivia Dufault directed by Sally Wood, March 9 - 18, 2018. This will be followed by the First Look Production of FALSE FLAG by Walt McGough directed by Cait Robinson, June 1 - 10, 2018. (more...)
Dramatic Repertory Company Announces New Board Members Dramatic Repertory Company Announces New Board Members
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2018 in Maine

Dramatic Repertory Company ( Keith Powell Beyland , Artistic Director ) introduces our new Board of Directors . We are excited to welcome these Portland - based artists , each of whom have a strong history with the company , to help guide DRC's future . (more...)
Announcing The Hackmatack Playhouse 2018 Season Announcing The Hackmatack Playhouse 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2018 in Maine

The folks that run Hackmatack Playhouse have a rule: No matter how much they love a show, no matter how many times it sells out to enthusiastic audiences, they cannot present the same show until at least 10 seasons have gone by. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on January 05, 2018 in Maine

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Portland Stage Kicks Off 2018 with BABETTE'S FEAST Portland Stage Kicks Off 2018 with BABETTE'S FEAST
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2018 in Maine

Portland Stage is pleased to present Babette's Feast, running Jan 23 through Feb 18 on the Mainstage. This production of Babette's Feast was conceived and developed by Portland Stage Affiliate Artist Abigail Killeen in a process that began over a decade ago. The production is made possible by the generous support of Jennifer Carolyn King & Timothy Fredel, the Rugged Elegance Foundation. (more...)
Love, Laughter and Friendship Triumph in STEEL MAGNOLIAS,  Opening at Waterville Opera House January 26 Love, Laughter and Friendship Triumph in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Opening at Waterville Opera House January 26
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2018 in Maine

Inspired by the 1989 film classic, Steel Magnolias is revived through the Waterville Opera House! Sassy Southern humor and unbreakable friendships make this play one you don't want to miss! (more...)
Penobscot Theatre Company to Warm Hearts This Winter with ESCANABA IN DA MOONLIGHT Penobscot Theatre Company to Warm Hearts This Winter with ESCANABA IN DA MOONLIGHT
by BWW News Desk on January 03, 2018 in Maine

Penobscot Theatre Company will warm hearts this winter with an uproariously tall tale by award-winning actor Jeff Daniels. Directed by the theatre's producing artistic director Bari Newport, the comedy Escanaba in da Moonlight will runFebruary 1-18, 2018, with 14 performances at the historic Bangor Opera House. (more...)
Mad Horse Theatre Company Heats Up January with ONE FLEA SPARE Mad Horse Theatre Company Heats Up January with ONE FLEA SPARE
by BWW News Desk on January 03, 2018 in Maine

Mad Horse Theatre Company ushers in 2018 with the provocative Obie award-winning play Naomi Wallace's ONE FLEA SPARE . By turns funny and moving, the play explores wealth, class, fear and survival in 17th century London and seems eerily relevant today. (more...)