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Animals Out of Paper Beautifully Unfolds at The Public Theatre

Posted on 01/06/2011 12:00am

Nominated for the Outstanding Off-Broadway Play of 2009, The Public Theatre is proud to present the New England Premiere of Animals Out of Paper, playing Jan 28 - Feb 6. “We’re thrilled to be one of the first professional theatres in the country to produce this play since its acclaimed New York debut”, says Director Janet Mitchko. Using the Japanese art of origami as a metaphor, Animals Out of Paper is a humorous, emotionally powerful and uplifting examination of love, loss and the healing power of art.

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A hip and hilarious musical for children at The Public Theatre!

Posted on 11/11/2010 12:00am

This year, The Public Theatre will be producing a show to specifically serve young audiences and their families. Featuring professional actors and the usual high artistic quality people expect, The Public Theatre will produce a hip and hilarious original musical adaptation of The Three Little Pigs perfect for children Pre-K thru 5th grade and their families Nov 14-19.

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Posted on 09/30/2010 12:00am

The Public Theatre opens its 20th anniversary season with INDOOR/OUTDOOR, a sweet, smart and wacky comedy for pet lovers playing Oct 15-24th. This hip and clever comedy explores the crazy ways we love our pets and the way they love us back that makes it all worthwhile.

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The Public Theatre begins its professional Summer Theatre Training Program for young actors

Posted on 07/19/2010 12:00am

The Public Theatre has officially begun its first professional theatre training program for young actors. Featuring an auditioned and hand-picked group of 15 students ranging from ages 10 to 15, these young thespians travel daily to The Public Theatre from as far away as Scarborough, Jay, and Hartford to participate in this exciting program taught by theatre professionals.

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Set your compass to The Public Theatre!

Posted on 02/25/2010 12:00am

This spring The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn’s Professional Theatre turns up the heat with their compelling and powerful production of Magnetic North, playing March 19 - 28th. Told with startling honesty, intelligence and humor, Magnetic North explores the faith in faithfulness and the fine line between flirtation and betrayal when a husband stumbles upon the email address of a former girlfriend and is pulled towards the past.

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Visiting Mr. Green is a trip worth taking!

Posted on 12/30/2009 12:00am

The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre, begins the New Year with the award winning thought-provoking comedy Visiting Mr. Green, playing January 29 - February 7. When an elderly Jewish dry cleaner walks into the path of an oncoming yuppie's car, a judge with a sense of humor requires the young man to pay a series of weekly visits to his victim. What starts out as an “Odd-Couple” style comedy about two worlds colliding becomes a surprisingly powerful and poignant story about the dangers of isolation and intolerance.

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Yule Love A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Public Theatre!

Posted on 11/20/2009 12:00am

For one weekend only, Dec 11, 12, and 13th, The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre will present their acclaimed adaptation of A Christmas Carol followed by Songs of the Season, a delightful program of sing-a-long holiday songs performed by Christmas Carol fiddler Jennifer Armstrong. The Public Theatre's original version of Dickens' classic has become a favorite holiday tradition in Lewiston/Auburn. This inventive adaptation, performed by six actors and a fiddler, was written for The Public Theatre by Artistic Director Christopher Schario in 1993, and is now regularly performed by various theatres around the world.

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It's The Funniest Holiday Show in Maine!

Posted on 11/19/2009 12:00am

On Dec 4, 5, 6, The Public Theatre will present "A Very Ida Christmas", the newest play from the team that brought you Ida: Woman Who Runs With the Moose!, and Ida's Havin' a Yard Sale! Return to Mahoosuc Mills, Maine with writer, performer, Maine humorist and DownEast Magazine blogger Susan Poulin, and spend a snowy afternoon with her most popular character, Ida LeClair.

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