Theater at Monmouth Brings Shakespeare to Maine Communities with Tour of KING LEARTheater at Monmouth Brings Shakespeare to Maine Communities with Tour of KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

William Shakespeare's King Lear is TAM's Shakespeare in Maine Communities offering for 2018. King Lear will tour for three weeks to schools and community centers across the state from October 9-26 and run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall October 12 through 14. TAM's production is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The Shakespeare in Maine Communities tour is also funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission and the Betterment Foundation. (more...)

BWW Review: Sprightly, Sassy PIRATES OF PENZANCE Closes TAM SeasonBWW Review: Sprightly, Sassy PIRATES OF PENZANCE Closes TAM Season
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Sep 16, 2018

The Theater at Monmouth resumed its tradition of a fall Gilbert and Sullivan production with a sprightly, sassy, clever new take on the beloved chestnut, Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance. In a significantly trimmed score and re-imagined concept, the work comes alive with a freshness, energy, and new slant to the humor, while retaining the silliness of the script and the appeal of the songs. (more...)

Theater At Monmouth Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCETheater At Monmouth Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

A hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, and an eccentric Major-General await you in Gilbert & Sullivan's effervescent musical masterpiece Pirates of Penzance. Theater at Monmouth's 2019 Fall Show sets sail on Thursday, September 13th, at 7:30 p.m. and continues through Sunday, September 23rd at 1:00 p.m. (more...)

Theater At Monmouth Presents PRIDE@PREJUDICETheater At Monmouth Presents PRIDE@PREJUDICE
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

Jane Austen's most popular novel opens Theater at Monmouth's 2018 Summer Repertory Season adapted by Daniel Elihu Kramer as Pride@Prejudice. (more...)

TAM 2018 Page To Stage Celebrates The Wit And Wisdom Of Fables in AESOP'S GUIDE TO FRIENDSHIPTAM 2018 Page To Stage Celebrates The Wit And Wisdom Of Fables in AESOP'S GUIDE TO FRIENDSHIP
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Theater at Monmouth continues its long-standing tradition of providing access to arts education for young people in Maine with its annual Page to Stage tour. TAM has provided literature-based education programs in schools and community centers since the Theater's founding. Education Tours make adaptations of classic literature accessible to a geographically and economically diverse audience. "The live performance is something students don't see often anymore," said 4th grade teacher Pamela Prescott of Belgrade Central School. "[Attending a] performance of classic literature is a great connector to the classroom." Jolene Libby, 1st grade teacher at Turner Primary School said, "I believe it to be a real and authentic experience that students might not experience otherwise." (more...)

BWW Review: SANTALAND DIARIES Proves a Perennial Favorite at TAMBWW Review: SANTALAND DIARIES Proves a Perennial Favorite at TAM
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Nov 27, 2017

David Sedaris' Santaland Diaries has become a staple of the alternative Christmas experience a funny, sardonic, wickedly funny look at the traditions and trappings of Christmas. As such, it provides a welcome escape for as the publicity maintains mature elves with its laser-sharp wit, insightful character observation, and turn-on-a-dime humor. The brilliantly written monologue for Crumpet the Elf, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello, has become a Christmas season favorite of its own. As such, it now plays on the stage of Theater at Monmouth's Cumston Hall with veteran actor Mike Anthony, giving a credible performance that is sure to delight the many viewers suffering from Hallmark or Macy's Santaland fatigue. (more...)

LIF IS SHORT at Community Theatre of Little Rock
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Community Theatre of Little Rock is pleased to continue its 61st Season with our Late Spring Comedy 'Life is Short' by Craig Pospisil.   Show dates are May 11th-14th and May 18th-21st, 2017 to be held at The Studio Theatre, 320 West 7th Street in Downtown Little Rock. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth to Stage EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD...AND THEN SOME!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Start the holiday season off with a BANG. TAM's hilarious holiday extravaganza Every Christmas Story Ever Told...(and then some!) is the perfect opportunity to ring in the season that will have you laughing into the New Year! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Start the holiday season off with a BANG. TAM's hilarious holiday extravaganza Every Christmas Story Ever Told…(and then some!) is the perfect opportunity to ring in the season that will have you laughing into the New Year! The play begins as yet another version of A Christmas Carol and takes "a wrong turn in Albuquerque" on the way to a B.H.C. (Beloved Holiday Classic) Smackdown between A Christmas Carol and It's a Wonderful Life. Santy Claus, Rudolph (or in this case Gustav), the Grinch, and just about every other seasonal character makes an appearance in this fast, furious, and slightly irreverent take on holiday classics and traditions. (more...)

BWW Review: LAST GAS at The Public Theatre
by Steve Feeney - Oct 17, 2016

John Cariani's play services those seeking a restart. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth's Shakespeare in Maine Communities Tours THE TEMPEST Statewide
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

William Shakespeare's The Tempest is TAM's Shakespeare in Maine Communities offering for 2016. The Tempest will tour for three weeks to schools and community centers across the state from October 10-29 and run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall October 14 through 16. TAM's production is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The Shakespeare in Maine Communities tour is also funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission and the Fisher Foundation. (more...)

BWW Review: TAM Season Romps to a Close with BOEING BOEING
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Sep 18, 2016

The Theater at Monmouth brings its season of French themed plays to a mirthful close with Marc Camoletti's1960s jet-setting bedroom farce Boeing Boeing. The entirely predictable, but nonetheless hilarious comedy about a swinging Paris bachelor and his three stewardess fiances is performed with energy and elan by the excellent company of actors in a briskly paced staging by Dawn McAdams. (more...)

Non-Stop Bedroom Farce BOEING BOEING to Land at TAM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Marc Camoletti's swinging 60's sex farce Boeing Boeing takes off at Theater at Monmouth Today, September 15th at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Non-Stop Bedroom Farce BOEING BOEING to Land at TAM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Marc Camoletti's swinging 60's sex farce Boeing Boeing takes off at Theater at Monmouth Thursday, September 15th at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

FANTASTICAL ADVENTURES OF A MISSING SON up Next in Kushner's THE ILLUSION
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

Tony Kushner's most joyfully theatrical play, The Illusion, freely adapted from Pierre Corneille's original opens Friday, July 29th at 7:30 p.m. at the Theater at Monmouth. An anxious father seeks to reunite with his estranged son and enlists the services of a powerful sorcerer. Visions reveal the romantic, adventurous, and perilous life the son has been leading-but may not be as they seem. This wildly entertaining tale of passion and regret, of love, disillusionment and magic runs through August 19th. (more...)

BWW Review: TAM Opens Season with CYRANO DE BERGERAC
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 26, 2016

The Theater at Monmouth kicked off its ambitiously programmed 2016 summer season, Vive La France, with one of the timeless treasures of French theatre, Cyrano de Bergerac. Presented in a severely abridged seventy-five minute adaptation by Jo Roets, the Edmund Rostand play made its impact largely through the artful staging and charismatic performance of its three-person cast. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth to Present Jo Roets' Adaptation of 'CYRANO'
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Theater at Monmouth will kick-off its 2016 Vive La France season with Cyrano adapted by Jo Roets from Edmond Rostand's 1897 masterpiece on Saturday, June 25th at 7:30 p.m. Infused with enchantment from start to finish, this classic tale of unrequited love offers an inspired take on Rostand's admired work. (more...)

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