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Please consider making a gift to help offset the loss of income due to the cancellation of our Silent Auction Fundraiser.

Special Events and Fundraisers

Show your support for The Public Theatre and have a blast at the same time! Our special events contribute to our ability to provide high-quality, professional theatre and help to keep our ticket prices affordable for all.


NYC Broadway Getaway Raffle

Win a Broadway trip for two including airfare, hotel and show tickets in this exciting raffle and fundraiser

Grand Prize

A Broadway Theatre Getaway for two in New York City
Two VIP tickets to two Broadway shows of your choice (subject to availability)
Roundtrip airfare from Portland International Jetport or city of equivalent value
Two nights hotel accommodation in Midtown Manhattan’s theatre district.

OR $1,500 cash

Only 400 tickets are sold. – the 2020 Winners are . . .

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I Am A Story – at the Auburn Public Library

Join The Public Theatre and the Auburn Public Library for a morning of interactive and theatrical storytelling.

I Am A Story is an interactive and theatrical program designed to introduce children and their families to the magical and meaningful world of live theatre through contemporary and classic children’s literature. Recommended for children ages 4-8 (Pre-K to Grade 3)

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Father/Daughter Valentine Ball

Create lifelong memories with your daughter by taking her out for a night on the town.

Held annually at the Ramada Inn in Lewiston, fathers and daughters dress up and spend quality time together cutting a rug to the music of a live DJ. Light snacks, father/daughter photography and a whole lot of fun is to be had at this very popular annual event.

Tickets go on sale the Monday after Thanksgiving. Tickets may be purchased by mail or in person.  No phone orders are accepted.  Tickets are not available online. Space is limited and tickets sell out quickly. Please mark your calendars!

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Silent Auction Fundraiser

There’s something for everyone at our silent auction featuring over 200 products, businesses, and craftspeople from around the state.

Vacation trips, gift certificates, coveted products and crafts—our silent auction has it all, thanks to the generous support of businesses and individuals in our community.

Held annually during our May show, the Silent Auction is our single largest fundraiser. Support The Public Theatre by donating an item or service to be auctioned off, volunteering for the auction committee, or bidding on an item!

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Boston Opera House Bus Trip

This summer you can take a trip to Boston to see SUMMER - The Donna Summer Musical | August 9, 2020

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to become the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. Told through the dramatic lens of her final concert, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical presents the complexities and conflicts the famed singer and songwriter faced in her meteoric rise and descent. The show features a score with more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You, Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff.”

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Lewiston, ME 04240

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