Photo Flash: Good Theater Presents LUCKY STIFFPhoto Flash: Good Theater Presents LUCKY STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Get a first look below at Good Theater's production of Lucky Stiff by Lynn Ahrens (book & lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (music), directed by Brian P. Allen.  The production wraps up on April 28 at Good Theater's home the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland.  (more...)

BWW Review: Merry Musical Conclusion to Good Theater's SeasonBWW Review: Merry Musical Conclusion to Good Theater's Season
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Apr 1, 2019

In a rare and very welcome bit of programming, the Good Theater has chosen to conclude its seventeenth season not only with a book musical but also with a rarely performed work. Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's very first collaboration, Lucky Stiff is a delightful farce, based on a wild Monte Carlo caper, brimming with silliness and bursting with wacky characters. (more...)

Photo Flash: Good Theater Presents LUCKY STIFFPhoto Flash: Good Theater Presents LUCKY STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

Get a first look at Good Theater's production of Lucky Stiff by Lynn Ahrens (book & lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (music), directed by Brian P. Allen.  (more...)

Good Theater Opens LUCKY STIFFGood Theater Opens LUCKY STIFF
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Good Theater will close out its 17th season with the zany musical comedy, Lucky Stiff.  The show opens March 27 and runs for five weeks through April 28.  Good Theater is the professional theater company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland. (more...)

THE IRISH CURSE Comes to Good TheaterTHE IRISH CURSE Comes to Good Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

The Irish Curse by Martin Casella. Good Theater presents the Maine premiere of the off-roadway hit, directed by Paul Haley and starring Seth Berner, Thomas Ian Campbell, Paul Drinan, Conor Riordan Martin and Jared Mongeau. February 23-March 16. The Irish Curse plays Saturdays at 12:30, Sundays at 5:00 & 7:30, Mondays at 7:00 and Tuesdays at 7:00. All tickets are $22. Performances are at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland. (more...)

A DOLL'S HOUSE PART TWO Comes to Good TheaterA DOLL'S HOUSE PART TWO Comes to Good Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Good Theater presents the Portland premiere of the recent Broadway hit, A Doll's House Part 2 by Lucas Hnath. The show opens February 20 and plays through March 17. Good Theater is the professional theater company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland. (more...)

BWW Review: Valerie Perri Headlines BROADWAY AT THE GOOD THEATERBWW Review: Valerie Perri Headlines BROADWAY AT THE GOOD THEATER
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Dec 7, 2018

In what has become a delightful Portland holiday tradition, the Good Theater presented its annual musical revue, created and directed by Brian P. Allen, starring an incandescent Valerie Perri, together with Daniel Patrick Smith and a fine ensemble of Maine talent. The program, which featured twenty-nine musical theatre classics as well as lesser-known songs of the 1980s, was woven together by Allen with his comprehensive knowledge of the repertoire and his customary wit and performed with relish and commitment by the entire ensemble. (more...)

EVITA Star to Headline Good Theater Broadway ConcertsEVITA Star to Headline Good Theater Broadway Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Valerie Perri, who created the role of Eva Peron in the national tour of Evita will be the guest star for Good Theater's annual Broadway at Good Theater concerts December 5-9. Perri won the L.A. Drama Critics Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical. She also performed the role at Maine State Music Theatre in 1985. (more...)

BWW Review: SHEAR MADNESS at Good TheaterBWW Review: SHEAR MADNESS at Good Theater
by Dan Marois - Jan 29, 2018

Good Theater tops the mystery theater genre with a production of Shear Madness (more...)

Good Theater Presents SHEAR MADNESSGood Theater Presents SHEAR MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Good Theater is proud to bring back Shear Madness for another extended run beginning January 10 and continuing for nine weeks through March 11. Shear Madness proved to be the best selling show in Good Theater's history during its original run in 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: BROADWAY AT THE GOOD THEATER Serves Up Holiday CheerBWW Review: BROADWAY AT THE GOOD THEATER Serves Up Holiday Cheer
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Dec 2, 2017

Among the many holiday season theatrical offerings, the annual musical revue, Broadway at the Good Theater inevitably proves to be a refreshing and original approach to ushering in a season of good cheer. The 2017 production, conceived, written, and directed by Brian P. Allen, is no exception; in fact, if anything, this year's show is bigger, bolder, and full of delightful surprises. (more...)

Broadway Stars to Join Good Theater for Annual ConcertsBroadway Stars to Join Good Theater for Annual Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Eric Kunze and Kathy Voytko will join Good Theater for their annual Broadway at Good Theater concerts November 29 - December 3 at Good Theater's home, the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland. This year the concerts will be a tribute to the 1950s - the height of the Golden Age of Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: A Love Letter to Theatre's Golden Age, ACT ONE Triumphs at the Good Theater
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Apr 11, 2016

Portland's Good Theater is closing, what has been a highly adventurous and challenging fourteenth season, with a triumphant production of Act One, James Lapine's play based on the autobiography of Moss Hart. This nostalgic, subtly comic, and warmly touching work tells the story of a young Hart, learning to navigate the complex currents of writing a Broadway show in the 1930s. Told by two narrators, Lapine's play brings to life not only the Hart-George S. Kaufmann partnership, but a host of other colorful historical characters who helped to shape this golden age of the stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Good Theater's ACT ONE, Opening This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Good Theater the professional theater company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland will close its 14th season with the regional theater premiere of ACT ONE by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. Good Theater is the first company to do ACT ONE since its Broadway debut in 2014. The production opens April 6 and runs through May 1. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Good Theater to Host ACT ONE Talkback, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Laurel Casillo made her Broadway debut in Act One in 2014. Since then she has starred in two Good Theater productions:  The Rainmaker as Lizzie in the fall of 2014, and as Marina Oswald in the world premiere of Mama's Boy this past fall in 2015.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Good Theater's ACT ONE, Opening This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Good Theater the professional theater company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland will close its 14th season with the regional theater premiere of ACT ONE by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart. Good Theater is the first company to do ACT ONE since its Broadway debut in 2014. The production opens April 6 and runs through May 1. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Good Theater to Present James Lapine's ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Good Theater the professional theater company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland will close its 14th season with the regional theater premiere of ACT ONE by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart.  Good Theater is the first company to do Act One since its Broadway debut in 2014.  The production opens April 6 and runs through May 1.  Tickets are available by calling the Good Theater box office at 207-885-5883 or going to the company's website www.goodtheater.com  where tickets may be purchased on line. (more...)

BWW Review: Good Theater Romps in SHEAR MADNESS
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Feb 7, 2016

Another chapter in the thirty-seven year history of Paul Portner's interactive comedy, Shear Madness, has opened on the stage of Portland's Good Theater, and the side-splittingly funny, quick-paced murder mystery which Brian P. Allen and his excellent cast serve up is not to be missed! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Good Theater's SHEAR MADNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

Good Theater presents SHEAR MADNESS by Paul Portner, directed by Brian P. Allen (original director Bruce Jordan). The show plays at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland starting January 27 and going for eight weeks through March 20. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: January 16-22
by Nora Dominick - Jan 22, 2016

Still not over Jimmy Fallon performing at #Ham4Ham? Have you been too anxious for BroadwayCon this weekend? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

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