December 21, 2014

Crabgrass Puppet Theatre: African Adventure Tales

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Saturday February 7th, 10am and 2pm, $5 kids/$8 adults Sunday February 8th, 10am and 2pm, $5 kids/$8 adults Monday February 9th, show times TBA Monday shows are for school groups, please contact: director@mayostreetarts.org to find out more In “Koi and the Kola Nuts,” the young son of a chief sets out on a wonderful journey in search of fortune, carrying only a sack of kola nuts. His kindness to the creatures he meets is rewarded when their assistance saves his life! And in “Anansi the Spider,” we meet one of the most hilarious trickster characters in world folklore! Crabgrass brings these …continue reading

Carl Dimow / Jim Lyden Duo

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Saturday, March 7 at 7:30pm Tickets: $10 Purchase Tickets Here   Carl Dimow is an eclectic and versatile musician, equally at home on flute and guitar. He performs a wide variety of music including jazz, acoustic blues, klezmer and Brazilian folk music. This special concert will draw on all of those genres, with music from Scrapper Blackwell, Naftule Brandwein, Yip Harburg, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and others. It will also feature some of Carl’s original compositions, including The Mensch. Carl has toured internationally with the Casco Bay Tummlers and performs regularly with a variety of ethnic and jazz ensembles. This is …continue reading

The Squid Jiggers – Live Album & Concert Film Release

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  Saturday March 14th, 7:30 p.m., $15 all tickets Click Here for Tickets Join The Squid Jiggers, Maine’s rollicking kings of salty, celtic-inspired folk music, as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend and the release of their first live album and concert film. The evening will include on-stage performances and clips from the film. The Squid Jiggers are Dave Rowe and Troy R. Bennett. They combine their talents on guitar, bass, bodhran, harmonica, accordion and tin whistle. They conjure vocal harmonies as thick as a Maine fog. Rowe grew up on the Maine music scene, learning the music trade literally at …continue reading

Tophat Toy Theater Presents: Jesus Christ Superstar

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Saturday, April 4 at 7:30 pm Purchase Tickets Here Tickets $12 in advance / $15 at door Students & seniors $10 adv/$12 door David Worobec, tenor, graduated from the Boston Conservatory in 2011 with a degree in vocal performance with opera emphasis in the studio of Victor Jannett. He has always sung and, beginning with Peter and the Wolf at age 4, has performed musical skits with miniature “actors.” At the age of seven, when he was delighted to note that in opera and musical theater, “you can have a conversation without talking,” he decided to pursue a career in …continue reading

The Ghosts of Johnson City

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Friday, April 10 at 7:30 pm Tickets $10 in advance/$12 at the door Students & Seniors $8 in adv/$10 door Click Here to Purchase Tickets Simple and soulful versions of old mountain music, Civil War songs, coal-mining melodies, tunes of love and loss and haunting murder ballads from the American South. Amos Libby – vocals, banjo, guitar Douglas Porter – vocals, guitar Erik Neilsen – vocals, ukelele, tenor guitar Erik Winter – harmonium Sean Libby – acoustic bass

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers: Everybody Loves Pirates

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Showtimes: Saturday April 11th, 10 am and 2 pm. Sunday April 12th, 10 am & 2pm. Monday April 13, showtimes TBA (Monday shows are for school groups & field trips, please contact us to arrange to bring your school or class) Eight-year-old Lucy and her goofy pal Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way! The kids get some help from their new ocean-dwelling friends, including enthusiastic superhero Lobster Boy, his reluctant sidekick Crabby, and an overgrown sea monkey. “Everybody Loves Pirates” features 15 of our hand-crafted mouth and rod …continue reading

Bread & Puppet Theater’s Public Access Center for the Obvious Presents: The Situation

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Thursday, June 4 at 7 pm Tickets $12 in advance / $15 at the door Students & Seniors $8 in adv/$10 at door Purchase Tickets Here Written and directed by Peter Schumann and developed in the spring and fall of 2014, this puppet play features an anti-extinction angel, the union of brooms, a 100 watt lightbulb, and a ship of fools: all for the purpose of urging the not yet upriser-masses into existence.

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