Bizet’s Carmen: Summer Encore
Summer Encore Wed., June 19 @ 7 pm Tickets: $15 general admission Estimated running time 3 Hrs. 15 Mins. Starring Elina Garanca in the title role, with Roberto Alagna. Richard Eyre's 2010 production. Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts Type Date General Adults Encore: June 19, 2013 – 7:00pm
A Place At The Table: Documentary
General Admission: $7 adult $6 senior $5 member 84Minutes, rated PG. A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem. From the people who brought you Food, Inc. Starring Jeff Bridges. With discussion & Q+A by representatives of local food banks, churches, and our neighbors who are concerned about poverty in Maine. “A film that should make you furious.” ~ Huffington Post Type Date GeneralSeniorMember June 14 at 7pm
EXHIBITION: Manet – Portraying Life
Tickets: $10 Adult General Admission $9 Senior $8 Member Great Art on Screen This acclaimed exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts is the first ever retrospective devoted to the portraiture of Edouard Manet. Spanning this enigmatic and, at times, controversial artist’s entire career Manet: Portraying Life will bring together works from across Europe, Asia and the USA. Manet’s portraiture has never been explored in exhibition form, despite it forming around half of his artistic output. He painted his family, friends and the literary, political and artistic figures of the day, giving life not only to his subjects but also to Parisian society. The exhibition consists ...
A night of Students Honoring Veterans
Tickets: By donation at the door - First come, first served This fundraiser is to help the Hancock County Technical Center (HCTC) send two of their students for the national Skills America competition this summer. In December of 2012, HCTC participated in a journey of hard work and hope as they collaborated with Wreaths Across America to place wreaths on the graves of Unites States soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. Along the way, they met families and veterans from all branches of the military, and came home older and wiser. This evening celebrates our heritage through learning with films of their journey and honors for ...
London’s National Theatre LIVE: The Audience
Tickets: $17 Adult General Admission $15 Senior $14 Member $12 Student $10 Youth (12 & under) a new play by Peter Morgan For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace – a meeting like no other in British public life – it is private. Both parties have an unspoken agreement never to repeat what is said. Not even to their spouses. The Audience breaks this contract of silence – and imagines a series of pivotal meetings between the Downing Street incumbents and their Queen. From Churchill to Cameron, each Prime Minister has used these ...
Chris Smither Live!
Tickets: $22 advance $27 at the door General Admission There are such things as the cosmic blues. Janis Joplin once recorded a song by that name — she spelled it kosmik. But Chris Smither lives them. And he does it all with six strings, an insistent, understated groove and a sly wink — letting you know that we may all enter and leave this world alone, but that don’t mean we can’t have a good time while we’re here. From his early days as the hot New Orleans transplant in the Boston folk scene, through his wilderness years, to his reemergence in the 1990s ...
Grand 2013 Summer Theatre Camp!
Tuition See Below Grand Summer Theatre Camp welcomes kids of all ages and levels of experience who want to study theatre! This four-week day camp for teens, and two-week camp for juniors, features workshops, training techniques and a live performance with music! This years camp will engage children in Story Theatre, a technique created to develop improvisational theatre skills into performances of adapted stories, legends and myths. Director is Robin Jones, Assistant director is Callie Cox and Musical director is Michelle Dokka. Download our flyer and registration form by clicking the Theatre Camp box on the right. Call The Grand at (207) 667-9500 for ...
London’s National Theatre LIVE: This House
Tickets: $17 Adult General Admission $15 Senior $14 Member $12 Student $10 Youth (12 & under) A new play by James Graham It’s 1974 and the corridors of Westminster ring with the sound of infighting and backbiting as Britain’s political parties battle to change the future of the nation, whatever it takes. In this hung parliament, the ruling party holds on by a thread. Votes are won and lost by one, fist fights erupt in the bars, and ill MPs are hauled in to cast their votes. It’s a time when a staggering number of politicians die, and age-old traditions and allegiances are thrown aside in the ...
GRAND WEEK: Living History Night
Admission by donation Ever wanted to be on The Grand stage? This is your chance! Backstage tours include the projection booth, backstage, and on-stage tours with Grand staff members. Then a silent auction of Grand memorabilia, a short film of the Great Ellsworth Fire and slide presentation of Ellsworth by the Historical Society. Don't miss the fun ... Grand Week! Attend every Grand Week event, Monday through Saturday, and make a $35 donation to The Grand by buying a GRAND WEEK PASS! Type Date Grand Pass July 8-13 $1.00 from each ticket sold will go to The Grand’s Restoration Fund.
Jonathan Richman LIVE!
Tickets: $15 General Admission Jonathan Richman is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, sometimes referred to as the Godfather of Punk. Richman appears LIVE on the Grand stage with drummer Tommy Larkins for one show only of Rock, New Wave, Folk ... about as good as it gets. Richman's music has set the tone for many alternative rock bands (Violent Femmes, Galaxie 500, They Might Be Giants) and continues to inspire. Richman and drummer Tommy Larkin produced Vic Chestnutt's final album in 2009 which appeared on Vapor Records. Type Date General AdmissionJune 11 at 7:30pm $1.00 from each ticket sold will go to The Grand’s Restoration Fund.