Professional Theatre For Maine

Visiting Mr. Green is a trip worth taking!

Posted on 12/30/2009 12:00am

The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre, begins the New Year with the award winning thought-provoking comedy Visiting Mr. Green, playing January 29 - February 7. When an elderly Jewish dry cleaner walks into the path of an oncoming yuppie's car, a judge with a sense of humor requires the young man to pay a series of weekly visits to his victim. What starts out as an “Odd-Couple” style comedy about two worlds colliding becomes a surprisingly powerful and poignant story about the dangers of isolation and intolerance.

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Yule Love A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Public Theatre!

Posted on 11/20/2009 12:00am

For one weekend only, Dec 11, 12, and 13th, The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre will present their acclaimed adaptation of A Christmas Carol followed by Songs of the Season, a delightful program of sing-a-long holiday songs performed by Christmas Carol fiddler Jennifer Armstrong. The Public Theatre's original version of Dickens' classic has become a favorite holiday tradition in Lewiston/Auburn. This inventive adaptation, performed by six actors and a fiddler, was written for The Public Theatre by Artistic Director Christopher Schario in 1993, and is now regularly performed by various theatres around the world.

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It's The Funniest Holiday Show in Maine!

Posted on 11/19/2009 12:00am

On Dec 4, 5, 6, The Public Theatre will present "A Very Ida Christmas", the newest play from the team that brought you Ida: Woman Who Runs With the Moose!, and Ida's Havin' a Yard Sale! Return to Mahoosuc Mills, Maine with writer, performer, Maine humorist and DownEast Magazine blogger Susan Poulin, and spend a snowy afternoon with her most popular character, Ida LeClair.

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Indulge Your Dark Side with Jekyll and Hyde

Posted on 10/05/2009 12:00am

This Halloween season, indulge your dark side with a theatrically thrilling production of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, playing October 16-25 at The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre. This mesmerizing tale of inner demons comes to life in a way you’ve never imagined in this fiendishly clever adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of horror.

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The Public Theatre's exciting 19th season opens soon!

Posted on 09/01/2009 12:00am

Get ready for a heart-pounding, heart-wrenching and heart-warming season at The Public Theatre! “It's a great cardio workout”, says Artistic Director Christopher Schario, “and a satisfying combination of plays you're going to fall in love with.” Opening with a thrilling new adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and closing with Southern Comforts, a heartwarming comedy about falling in love after 50, you’ll find a play that will appeal to everyone this season.

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Count your blessings for the comedy "The Last Mass at St. Casimir\'s!"

Posted on 04/24/2009 12:00am

The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre ends its current season with the nostalgic comedy, The Last Mass at St. Casimir's, playing May 1-10. If you liked Over the River and Through the Woods, you'll love The Last Mass at St. Casimir's! Gathering to say their final goodbyes to their recently sold childhood home, the hilarious Pazinski siblings and their mother are trapped together by the blizzard of '77 and given the opportunity to come together again as a family. Count your blessings for this endearing comedy that lovingly reminds us that families may grow older, but they rarely grow up. “Imagine Neil Simon for the Catholic working class family”.

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