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May 5 - 14, 2017

Sometimes a little competition can bring out the best in a person!

Get ready to laugh when two mismatched roommates make a bet to determine who will win the most desirable room in their retirement home.


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Chickens & Crocodiles: Silly stories for a child's imagination

May 21 - 23, 2017

Internationally acclaimed storyteller Antonio Rocha will entertain and engage your child with dynamic stories from around the world. Read more >>

Perfect for Pre-K – 4th Grade

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2016 Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sep 23 - 24, 2016

Attention all film lovers and film makers:

The Public Theatre will be hosting the extraordinary global MANHATTAN SHORT film festival. Ten short films selected from over 600 entries from around the world will be screened across the world and in all 50 states over a one week period and as an audience member YOU will get to cast your vote for the winner.

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Last Gas

Oct 14 - 23, 2016

Love is lost and found in Northern Maine, in this very funny and touching comedy by the author of Almost, Maine.  Read more >>

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Lawn & Disorder

Nov 4 - 6, 2016

National headlining comedians Karen Morgan & Jim Colliton join together in this hilarious show about married life as we know it.  Read more>>

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A Christmas Carol

Dec 9 - 11, 2016

Don’t miss The Public Theatre’s critically acclaimed holiday production! Rediscover the magic of theatre, when six actors and a fiddler bring Charles Dickens’ classic story to life in a way you’ve never imagined and will never forget. All children 18 and under only $5!

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Under the Skin

Jan 27 - Feb 5, 2017

This deeply funny, powerful and moving new play about parents and children explores the truth about this most complex connection. Read more>>

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An American Tail - Film Presentation

Feb 23, 2017

Maine Jewish Film Festival and The Public Theatre present a FREE family film screening at The Public Theatre

In this animated classic, a young Russian mouse named Fievel emigrates to America, gets separated from his family and must find them.  An American Tail is fun for the whole family! Read More >>

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Wrong for Each Other

Mar 17 - 26, 2017

Imagine the wit and charm of Mad about You, in this clever romantic comedy by the author of last season’s hit, The Ladies Foursome. Read More >>

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UNDER THE SKIN - a funny, powerful and provocative new play

01/17/2017 2:42am

The Public Theatre presents the New England premiere of UNDER THE SKIN, a funny, powerful and provocative new play that explores the complicated connection between parents and children, playing Jan 27 – Feb 5.  

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