Professional Theatre For Maine

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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Indulge Your Dark Side with Jekyll and Hyde

Posted on 10/05/2009 12:00am

This Halloween season, indulge your dark side with a theatrically thrilling production of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, playing October 16-25 at The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre. This mesmerizing tale of inner demons comes to life in a way you’ve never imagined in this fiendishly clever adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of horror.

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The Public Theatre's exciting 19th season opens soon!

Posted on 09/01/2009 12:00am

Get ready for a heart-pounding, heart-wrenching and heart-warming season at The Public Theatre! “It's a great cardio workout”, says Artistic Director Christopher Schario, “and a satisfying combination of plays you're going to fall in love with.” Opening with a thrilling new adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and closing with Southern Comforts, a heartwarming comedy about falling in love after 50, you’ll find a play that will appeal to everyone this season.

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Count your blessings for the comedy "The Last Mass at St. Casimir\'s!"

Posted on 04/24/2009 12:00am

The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre ends its current season with the nostalgic comedy, The Last Mass at St. Casimir's, playing May 1-10. If you liked Over the River and Through the Woods, you'll love The Last Mass at St. Casimir's! Gathering to say their final goodbyes to their recently sold childhood home, the hilarious Pazinski siblings and their mother are trapped together by the blizzard of '77 and given the opportunity to come together again as a family. Count your blessings for this endearing comedy that lovingly reminds us that families may grow older, but they rarely grow up. “Imagine Neil Simon for the Catholic working class family”.

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"Collected Stories" Opens At Public Theatre!

Posted on 01/12/2009 12:00am

From the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Dinner with Friends comes Collected Stories, a compelling All About Eve-like tale of a famous writer and her adoring protégé, playing Jan 23 – Feb 1 at The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn's Professional Theatre.

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A Rejuvenating Comedy for Multi-tasking Parents!

Posted on 10/10/2008 12:00am

The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn’s Professional Theatre, literally kicks off its season with the New England premiere of the recent Off-Broadway comedy Secrets of a Soccer Mom, by Kathleen Clark, playing Oct 24 – Nov 9th. If you think you’re too busy to see this play, or envy Dora the Explorer’s travel opportunities, or find that a trip to the bathroom is your best hope for “quality alone time” - this is a play for you! No matter what sport or activity you’ve even driven your child to, this rejuvenating comedy addresses the question, “How in the world did I wind up here?”

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The Public Theatre opens its 18th season!

Posted on 09/15/2008 12:00am

The Public Theatre, Lewiston/Auburn’s Professional Theatre, literally kicks off its season with the New England premiere of the recent Off-Broadway comedy Secrets of a Soccer Mom, by Kathleen Clark, playing Oct 24 – Nov 9th. If you think you’re too busy to see this play, or envy Dora the Explorer’s travel opportunities, or find that a trip to the bathroom is your best hope for “quality alone time” - this is a play for you! No matter what sport or activity you’ve even driven your child to, this rejuvenating comedy addresses the question, “How in the world did I wind up here?” Experience the humorous and uplifting journey of three multi-tasking moms who recapture their spirit, humor and passion when they leave their traditional roles on the sideline and play in the annual “mother vs. son” soccer game against their 8 year old boys - and attempt to win the game! Because this play strikes a chord with so many women in today’s world, The Public Theatre has already extended the run, adding an extra weekend of performances. With an attractive group rate ticket price of only $14 for groups of ten or more, this show is a great excuse for a group of busy friends to get together. Also added, is a special “mommy matinee” performance at 10:30am on Oct 28th. For moms who can’t stay up past 9pm, or have trouble finding a babysitter, this specially priced performance (All seats $15) is a great way to give yourself a little playtime. Drop the kids at school, or daycare, come see the show, and 90 minutes later you’ve still got time for lunch before you turn back into a chauffeur.

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