Professional Theatre For Maine

Does your little Dog want to be an actor?

Posted on 04/03/2013 12:00am

Do you have a well behaved little dog with a face only a mother could love? The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre, is casting an "ugly little dog" to appear briefly onstage in its upcoming production of the romantic comedy The Last Romance.

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The Public Theatre offers a professional Summer Theatre Training Program for Young Actors

Posted on 03/20/2013 12:00am

This summer, The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre, will offer a professional theatre training program for young actors, July 8-26, 2013. If you know an experienced young performer wanting intensive theater training, or a "raw talent" looking to channel their creativity and imagination, this high quality theatre program is for them. Taught by theatre professionals, with professional standards and insights, this challenging and inspiring program is a unique alternative to traditional "drama camps".

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Time Stands Still Opens Friday!

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.

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A Howling Comedy at The Public 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.

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Over 1,500 students set to see A Christmas Carol at The Public Theatre

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.

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to The Public Theatre!

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.

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Laughter, Love and Literature at The Public Theatre

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).

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The Public Theatre's 22nd Season begins!

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.

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