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Calling All Red Hats!

Posted on 09/10/2007 12:00am

Red Hats
PHOTO: (left to right) Red Hatters Rachel Pratt and Monette Valcourt get into the winter spirit with Artistic Director Christopher Schario in preparation for Almost, Maine, a romantic comedy about falling in love in Northern Maine.

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The Public Theatre begins its 17th season!

Posted on 09/04/2007 12:00am

Subscriptions are still available for The Public Theatre's 2007-2008 season! Only at Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre will you find the best and most recent plays from Broadway and Off-Broadway, featuring the finest professional actors from New York to Los Angeles, for a top ticket price of only $18! "Mainer's love a bargain", says Artistic Director Christopher Schario, and they've responded to The Public Theatre's philosophy of presenting high quality professional theatre at an affordable price with record attendance and glowing reviews. Voted BEST THEATRE COMPANY for the fourth time by The Portland Phoenix readers' poll, and capturing the title of "The #1 GEM OF LEWISTON / AUBURN" by The Sun-Journal, The Public Theatre is proud to be a cornerstone in the cultural life of Central Maine. Given the number of sold out performances each season, "NOW", says Schario, "is the best time to buy your tickets."

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The Public Theatre voted "Best Theatre Company" for the FOURTH time!

Posted on 04/27/2007 12:00am

The Public Theatre, Lewiston-Auburn's Professional Theatre, was recently voted "Best Theatre Company" in the 2007 Portland Phoenix Readers' Poll. This is the fourth time this honor has gone to The Public Theatre. "It's really an affirmation of our standing among the professional theatres in Northern New England and an example of the broad reach the theatre has in Southern and Central Maine," says Public Theatre artistic director, Christopher Schario. Several years ago a reviewer wrote that The Public Theatre was getting the attention of "Northward looking Portlanders", and this award is proving this statement to be true. We take a tremendous amount of pride in the artistic excellence of our productions, and the deep and consistent support we get from Lewiston/Auburn and beyond. Being voted "Best Theatre Company" again, means that we are reaching a far wider audience than many people may have imagined."

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