2 Shows & 1 Workshop with Antonio Rocha

QuackadoodleGRaWL — Saturday, Sep 11 at 3:00 PMHere Comes Another Immigrant — Saturday, Sep 11 at 7:00 PMHidden Gems Workshop — Sunday, Sep 12 at 3:00 PM Join award-winning storyteller Antonio Rocha (pronounced hawsha) for two shows and a workshop! Antonio brings to the stage his animated autobiographical journey, Here Comes Another Immigrant:...

Get Ready for a Rootin’ Tootin’ Good Time!

Our season opener and first show since March 2020 is going to be a rootin’ tootin’ good time! Join Roochie Toochie and The Ragtime Shepherd Kings for a visually exciting, sonically breathtaking night of fun featuring old sheet music, Maine history and humor, and good old fashioned entertainment! Drawing on a...

Register Now for Flamenco and West African Dance Classes!

Get ready to get on your feet with weekly dance classes this fall at MSA! We are excited to offer on-site, in-person Flamenco School with Lindsey Bourassa and West African Dance with Embody the Rhythm this fall. Flamenco School begins September 15 and West African Dance begins September 10. Click here to learn more and register!...

MSA is Reopening!

After 16 months with a dark and empty stage, we are absolutely ecstatic to welcome you all back to MSA! On Thursday, September 9, MSA will officially be open to the public once again. Our fall season will kickoff that evening with Roochie Toochie & The Ragtime Shepard Kings’ Maine Songs...

Puppeteers’ Happy Hour is Back!

Sunday, September 5 at 2:30 PM, Mayo Street Arts After a much too long hiatus, we are positively delighted to announce the return of Puppeteers’ Happy Hour! This recurring informal gathering for is puppet artists and enthusiasts to share their work and ideas, catch up on the latest puppet dirt,...

Bread & Puppet Theater’s Our Domestic Resurrection Circus

Sunday, September 5 at 4:00 PM, Fort Allen Park Bread & Puppet returns to Fort Allen Park in Portland with a brand new performance in the tradition of the iconic Bread & Puppet Circuses that began at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont in 1970. As usual, the show will draw...

That’s a Wrap on THE ALIENS by Annie Baker!

Those eight shows sure flew by at warp speed! We’d like to thank our co-producers, East Shore Arts and Tandem Coffee Roasters, and our entire cast and crew for working with us to bring this unconventional production to life in an unconventional time. Many thanks to Dean’s Sweets, Evo...

Highlights from “A Message From Far Away”

Our parade for A Message From Far Away may have been rained out, but that didn’t stop us from throwing a wild welcome rally to get folks pumped up for Live with Little Amal! Ideal Maine Social Aid & Sanctuary Band made sure that every minute was filled with...

“The Aliens” Sneak Peek!

The Aliens by Annie Baker premieres Thursday, August 5! Take a sneak peek at these fabulous photos from one of our dress rehearsals. All photos are by Katie Day. Annie Baker’s The Aliens follows the lives of two angry, disregarded young men who loiter each day behind a Vermont...

Get Tickets for “The Aliens” by Annie Baker

August 5-15 LOCATION: Behind Tandem Coffee in East Bayside (122/148 Anderson Street, Portland) DOORS/SHOW TIMES: Doors open at 5:30; Show begins at 6:30 TICKETS: Tickets available by donation (Pay-what-you-can | $20 suggested) The first 200 tickets reserved for a donation of $20+ will include a voucher for one pint...