Posted on 03/18/2013 12:00am
Janet Mitchko as Photojournalist Sarah Goodwin in "Time Stands Still"
Posted on 03/12/2013 12:00am
If you're a theatre goer who enjoys powerful, intelligent, thought-provoking theatre with great acting, Time Stands Still, is for you. This recent Broadway hit enjoys its Maine premiere March 15 - 24, at The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre.
Posted on 01/09/2013 12:00am
Start the New Year howling with laughter as The Public Theatre presents the Maine premiere of the fetching farce, The Hound of the Baskervilles, playing Jan 25 - Feb 3. This side-splitting Sherlock Holmes spoof turns the tale of an ancient family curse and a mysterious hound from hell inside out, and stuffs it with non-stop laughter.
Posted on 11/29/2012 12:00am
Over 1,500 students from various schools throughout Maine will be attending The Pubic Theatre’s acclaimed adaptation of A Christmas Carol. “We’re very excited to be able to introduce so many students to this wonderful story, as well as having the honor of giving many of them their first experience attending a professional theatre”, says Artistic Director Christopher Schario. Along with its regularly scheduled performances of A Christmas Carol for the general public on Dec 7, 8, and 9th, The Public Theatre offers additional student matinee performances as part of its educational outreach programming at the affordable price of only $5 per ticket. This reduced ticket rate ticket is made possible by the generous support of foundations and local businesses.
Posted on 11/26/2012 12:00am
This holiday season, for one weekend only, Dec 7, 8, and 9th, The Public Theatre, will present their acclaimed adaptation of A Christmas Carol followed by a holiday sing–a-long featuring Christmas Carol fiddler Jennifer Armstrong. The Public Theatre’s own version of Dickens’ classic has become a favorite holiday tradition in Lewiston/Auburn. This inventive adaptation, performed by six actors and a fiddler, was developed and written for The Public Theatre by Artistic Director Christopher Schario in 1993, and has since been published by Dramatists Play Service and is now regularly performed by theatres around the world.
Posted on 10/09/2012 12:00am
The Public Theatre’s 22nd season officially opens with the entertaining and clever new comedy, The Book Club Play, playing October 19 - 28. Laughter meets literature in this hip new comedy that combines the humor of Frasier and Friends with the wackiness of reality TV, when a book club becomes the subject of a documentary film and is hilariously immortalized in all its dysfunctional glory (imagine Lord of the Flies with wine and dip).
Posted on 09/18/2012 12:00am
The Public Theatre, in Lewiston kicks off its 22nd season with a dynamic and entertaining selection of plays certain to satisfy anyone who loves high quality professional theatre at an affordable price.
Posted on 09/06/2012 12:00am
Audiences in over 300 Cities Spanning 6 Continents Unite for One Week for One Purpose ... to Judge the 10 Finalists in the 15th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival
Posted on 05/08/2012 12:00am
In their tradition of producing high quality professional theatre at an affordable price, The Public Theatre is presenting the Crabgrass Puppet Theatre’s award-winning production of Anasi: SPIDERMAN of Africa on Sunday May 20th at 2pm. Perfect for children ages 4-9, this side-splitting selection of famous folktales from Africa starring Anansi the Spider is only $5 for children 18 years of age and under and $10 for adults. For parents and grandparents looking for a fun and affordable experience to share with their children, this is it.
Posted on 04/16/2012 12:00am
The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn’s Professional Theatre ends its 2011-12 season with the heartwarming and poignant comedy On Golden Pond, running May 4 - 13th. Featuring real life couple Ellen Crawford and Mike Genovese (from NBC’s E.R.), tickets for this popular, much loved play are already in high demand, and an additional 2pm matinee performance has been added on Sat May 12th.