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  1. Sister Sparrow Releases New Album 'Gold'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Sister Sparrow has released the highly anticipated new studio album, Gold , today, October 12th, via Thirty Tigers. The album contains the singles, "Ghost," "Gold" and "Bad Habit," which display the evolution of Sister Sparrow's sound, showcasing her immense voice while fusing her classic soul-rock sound with a contemporary pop approach.

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  2. Rarely Produced Alan Menken/Kurt Vonnegut Musical Opening In Portland Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cast Aside Productions-Portland, ME's professional musical theater company-presents the rarely staged Kurt Vonnegut 's GOD BLESS YOU, MR. ROSEWATER at the Portland Ballet Studio Theater this October 19-28th.

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  3. BWW Review: Portland Stage Opens 45th Season with Ben ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Marking its 45th season Portland Stage opened with Richard Strand 's 2014 drama about the Union General Benjamin Butler's unintentional, but heartwarming sheltering of fugitive slaves during his command of Fort Monroe, Virginia, at the start of the Civil War. In a well-cast, elegantly produced staging the company offers a quirky, witty, often whimsical look at four characters who cross ideological swords and skirmish for high stakes not on the battleground but with a war of words, cleverly turned logic, solipsisms, and wittybadinage - all of which result in a remarkable turn of events that defies stereotypes, race, and convention.

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  4. Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre Presents Mr. Popper's PenguinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the company of the first production of the 2018/19 Children's Season: Mr. Popper's Penguins, opening Saturday, October 27, 2018, at The Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn. Based on the popular children's book by Richard and Florence Atwater, Mr. Popper's Penguins tells the tale of the gentle British house painter, with a fondness for Antarctic exploration, who finds himself and his family the proud domesticators of a family of penguins.

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  5. Regional Premiere of PAPERMAKER Opens 9/28Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Papermaker, a two act play by Monica Wood, was first produced in spring 2015 at Portland Stage in Portland, Maine, more than doubling the company's all-time-record for ticket sales and attracting a new blue collar demographic to the theatre. Chenango River Theatre's production will be just the 3rd production nationally of this compelling new play.

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  6. Good Theater Presents the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Good Theater is celebrating its 17th season with the company's biggest season ever. The professional company in residence at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland , begins with the Tony Award winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on the best-selling novel of the same name, by Mark Haddon and adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens .

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  7. Portland Ovations Brings Lady Rizo To Portland, MERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Portland Ovations, the area's leading non-profit performing arts presenter, kicks off their 2018-19 season with a benefit event that highlights what they do best: producing top-notch, one-of-a-kind arts experiences in the heart of Portland. On October 3rd, the organization will create a New York City cabaret experience at Aura, the newly renovated, highly acclaimed venue located at 121 Center Street in Downtown Portland.

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  8. University of Southern Maine School of Music Announces Opening...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    For the opening faculty concert of 2018-2019 at the University of Southern Maine School of Music, faculty clarinetist Thomas Parchman has assembled a chamber ensemble with faculty colleagues Krysia Tripp, flute and Robert Lehmann, violin, guest artists Bridget Convey, piano; John Mehrmann, percussion; Benjamin Noyes, cello, and special guest Zhantao Lin playing the erhu, a traditional Chinese bowed string instrument. The concert will be held on Friday, September 14 at 8 p.m. in Hannaford Hall in the Abromson Community Education Center on the Portland campus.

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  9. Mad Horse Theatre Company Announces New Directors And Expands To Five-Show 2018-19 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    After serving as Artistic Director of the company since 2008, Christine Louise Marshall is stepping down from the position before the 2018-19 season. In a statement, Marshall said: "I am incredibly proud of my tenure as Artistic Director of Mad Horse.

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  10. Maine Stage Music Theatre and Portland Stage Extend NUNSENSERead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Maine State Music Theatre's collaboration with Portland Stage continues with a production of Nunsense by Dan Goggin beginning August 14th has been extended to September 2nd by popular demand. All performances are at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Avenue, Portland.

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  11. Fingerstyle Singer-Songwriter Zak Trojano Debuts Wolf Trees + Announces Tour DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Fingerstyle singer-songwriter Zak Trojano will release Wolf Trees on August 10, nine songs that call attention to the thin rapidity of modern life. The Rusty Belle co-founder's third album looks forward as much as it looks back and today, he debuts the title track courtesy of .

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  12. Ray LaMontagne Coming To Holland Center 10/22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ray Lamontagne comes to Omaha's Holland Performing Arts Center Monday, October 22, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Tickets, starting at $45.00, are available Friday, July 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM at TicketOmaha.com , in person at the Ticket Omaha Box Office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center or by phone at 345-0606.

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  13. Nostalgia For 1960's Small Town Values Takes The Stage In MSMT's Bye Bye BirdieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Maine State Music Theatre will present Bye Bye Birdie with two performances on Monday, July 30 at 2:00 and 7:30 PM. A loving send-up of the 1960s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll, Bye Bye Birdie remains as fresh and vibrant as ever.

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  14. Sister Sparrow Announces New Album GOLD and US TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Sister Sparrow has announced the release of her eagerly awaited new album. GOLD arrives at all music retailers and streaming services via Thirty Tigers on Friday, October 12th.

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  15. Red And Shorty's Hosts Songwriters In The RoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Songwriters in the Round at Red and Shorty's will be hosted by Joel Glenn Wixson, "the Barefoot Guy." It is an opportunity for songwriters of all levels to come together, share songs, and get support and inspiration.

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  16. Naked Shakespeare's Artistic Director Steps DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Acorn Productions, producer of the ongoing Naked Shakespeare series of free and low-cost Shakepeare performances, announced that the company's Founding Artistic Director Michael Levine will be handing over leadership of the 14 year-old troupe to Sarah Barlow this fall. The transition marks the first time in the ensemble's history that someone other than Levine will be guiding the ongoing series that has included performances in a wide variety of locations, including the old Wine Bar on Wharf Street, Riverbank Park in Westbrook, the Portland Yacht Services Complex, Battery Steele on Peaks Island, the Portland Musuem of Art, Victoria Mansion, and the Dana Warp Mill.

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  17. Good Theater on Tour Rolls Out Three Shows This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Good Theater on Tour is bringing three of its productions to the Nasson Little Theatre in Springvale this summer. Underwaterguy, Love Letters and Love Loss and What I Wore will all play the beautifully renovated theater with two performances of each production.

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  18. Serena Ryder Announces U.S. Summer TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Award-winning Atlantic recording artist Serena Ryder has announced a U.S. summer tour run, kicking off June 10th in Portland, ME. Ryder recently released her new single, "Famous ," produced by GRAMMY-winning producer Dave Cobb and complimented today by a newly released Lash Remix.

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  19. PortFringe Festival Runs June 16-23 In Portland's Arts DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The seventh annual PortFringe theater festival will take place June 16-23, 2017, featuring roughly 125 genre-defying performances at venues across Portland's Arts District. The festival is ready to shake things up and remind Portland of the power of artistic expression.

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  20. New England Premiere of Bubble Boy Comes To PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cast Aside Productions ' July 12th Portland premiere will be one of the first professional presentations of this new musical based on the 2001 film of the same name. Composer and co-author Cinco Paul described the film version of Bubble Boy in a 2013 interview as "...a mass failure.

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