Professional Theatre For Maine

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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A great show for children May 20th at The Public Theatre

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.

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On Golden Pond comes to The Public Theatre

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.

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Posted on 03/02/2012 12:00am

The Broadway hit and Tony Award Winning play RED, enjoys its Maine premiere March 16-25, at The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre. This masterpiece of theatre and art is a love letter to the creative spirit within each of us, and a thrilling glimpse into the mind of a great artist struggling with his ego, his conscience, and his art.

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A Wise and Whimsical Comedy About Love, Marriage & Miscommunication

Posted on 01/12/2012 12:00am

The Public Theatre is proud to present the New England Premiere of The Language Archive, a wise and whimsical comedy about love, marriage and miscommunication playing Jan 27 - Feb 5. “We’re thrilled to be one of the first professional theatres in the country to produce this play since its New York debut”, says Artistic Director Christopher Schario. “We fell in love with this show when we saw it in New York, and we believe our audience will fall in love with it as well. If you’ve ever been married, or in a relationship, or suffered from unrequited love, I guarantee you will see yourself in this play, laugh at yourself in this play, and probably have a fascinating conversation on the way home.”

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL returns to The Public Theatre!

Posted on 11/29/2011 12:00am

This holiday season, for one weekend only, Dec 9, 10, and 11th, The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre Company, will present their acclaimed adaptation of A Christmas Carol followed by Silent Night - 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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The Moose In Me, The Moose In You

Posted on 10/24/2011 12:00am

MOVE OVAH OPRAH! Maine’s funniest woman and Down East Magazine’s humorist Susan Poulin returns to The Public Theatre as Ida Le Clair in her latest show, The Moose in Me, The Moose in You, playing Nov 4-13. In this delightful new show, Ida has found her “inner moose” and become a Certified Maine Life Guide. After years of “Running with the Moose”, she’s picked up a few pointers, and is eager to share the wisdom of their ways. Taking her inspiration from Maine’s four-legged friend, Ida covers topics from A to Zumba, and offers helpful hints to live a happier life. Don’t miss this entertaining and uplifting motivational moose-terpiece guaranteed to make you smile.

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