NT Live: King Lear
Thursday, May 1st 2:00pm $17 Adults, $15 Seniors, $14 Members, $12 Students, $10 Youth (12&under) General Admission Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes directs Simon Russell Beale as King Lear in this highly anticipated production of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Thursday, May 1st Type Date AdultStudent (15 and under)Youth (12&under)SeniorGrand Members
PAC – The Flannery Brothers
The Grand Presents the 2013-2014 Performing Arts for Children Series The Flannery Brothers Friday, April 4th, 2014 - 10 am - Tickets $3 The Grand is thrilled to welcome back our favorite family friendly band! The Flannery Brothers will make you smile and dance. They are fun and infectious for all ages! Don’t miss out on seeing them on our stage once again!! School information: As you know, these shows tend to sell out quickly, so be sure to make your reservations early. All performances last approximately one hour. Seating is determined by group size. Each group is assigned a block of seats-actual paper tickets ...
The Maltese Falcon
Sunday, March 9th 2:00pm $5 General Admission "The Maltese Falcon"-(1941. USA 1hr, 41min. Directed by John Huston. G.) Humphrey Bogart achieved true stardom as Sam Spade, a hard-boiled San Francisco private eye who can be as unscrupulous as the next guy but also adheres to his own personal code of honor. Join Spade, Brigid O' Shaughnessy (Mary Astor), Joel Cairo (Peter Lorre) and Caspar Gutman (Sydney Greenstreet) as they search for a foot-high, jewel-encrusted statuette in the shape of a falcon. With Elisha Cook, Jr., Ward Bond and Lee Patrick. Sponsored by: Type Date General Admission ...
Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte
Ticket Prices Adult: $26 Grand Members: $24 Students (15 and younger) $19 -- Season Tickets: Adult: $218 Season Tickets: Grand Members: $200 April 26 – COSÌ FAN TUTTE (Mozart) James Levine; Susanna Phillips, Isabel Leonard, Danielle de Niese, Matthew Polenzani, Rodion Pogossov, Maurizio Muraro Lesley Koenig (Production); Michael Yeargan (Set and Costume Designer); Duane Schuler (Lighting Designer) Start Time: 12:55 PM EDT Run Time: 4:05 Music Director James Levine makes his long-awaited return to the Met podium to conduct Mozart’s beloved opera about testing the ties of love. The cast is filled with youthful Met stars: Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, Matthew Polenzani and ...
Film: The Grapes of Wrath
Friday, May 2nd 7:00pm $7 Adults, $6 Seniors/Students, $5 Grand Members General Admission In partnership with The Ellsworth Public Library Friday, May 2nd Type Date AdultSenior/StudentGrand Members
A Benefit Concert for Maine People’s Alliance
A Benefit Concert for the Maine People's Alliance Featuring Artists: Pure Prairie League, Jonathan Edwards & Chris Ross Friday, May 9th 7:30pm $47 Reserved Seating Friday, May 9 at 7:30 pm Type Date Reserved Seating
Sounds of the 60’s – Beatles Fever Night at The Grand
A benefit concert for upgrades to The Grand’s sound system 7:00pm Local Artists will take the stage for a fun-filled evening of Beatle ballads. Performers include: Jack Sasner & Will Miller, Bruce Cassaday & Hugh Bowden, Mike Anderson, Robert Harrington, Knotty Pine, Jill Kanter, Mudus Trio, One Shot Nothing, Trisha Mason, Bobbi Lane, Phil Kell and others… $15 Adults, $10 Youth (15&under) General Admission March 14 at 7 pm Type Date AdultYouth (15 and under)
NT Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Encore)
Thursday, May 29th 2:00pm $17 Adults, $15 Seniors, $14 Members, $12 Students, $10 Youth (12&under) General Admission Following its smash-hit live broadcast in 2012, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to cinemas. Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed by The Times as ‘a phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle’. Winner of 7 Olivier Awards in 2013, including Best New Play. Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain – exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday ...
April Vacation Matinee: The Adventures of Tin Tin
Monday, April 21st - Friday, April 25th 1:00pm Daily $1.00 General Admission Sponsored by The City of Ellsworth & Morton's Moo Monday, April 21st at 1:00 pmTuesday, April 22nd at 1:00 pmWednesday, April 23rd at 1:00 pmThursday, April 24th at 1:00 pmFriday, April 25th at 1:00 pm Type Date General Admission
Lawrence of Arabia
Sunday, April 13th 2:00pm $5 General Admission "Lawrence of Arabia"-(1962. UK 3hr, 46min. With 1 Intermission. Directed by David Lean. PG.) This Oscar-winning epic tells the true story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole in a star-making performance), who helped unite warring Arab tribes to strike back against the Turks in World War I. This lush, timeless classic underscores the clash between cultures that changed the tide of war. With Omar Sharif, Alec Guiness and Anthony Quinn. Sponsored by: Type Date General Admission Sunday, April 13th at 2pm
Weekly CineGrand Films $7.00 Adults $6.00 Seniors/ Students $5.00 Grand Members General Admission Sponsored by Sullivan Harbor Farm Smokehouse March 18 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay – (2013. US 1hr, 28min. Directed by Molly Bernstein. NR.) Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor (often a mischievous presence in the films of David Mamet and Paul Thomas Anderson) -- and a performer who regularly provokes astonishment from even the most jaded audiences. The film traces Jay's achievements and influences, from his apprenticeship at age 4 with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends as Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini and his primary mentors, ...
March Mystery Member Matinee ?
A family-friendly film 2:00pm Free Admission for Grand Members By Donation for The General Public *Snow Date: March 23
Live Music: David Mallett
7:30pm Singer-songwriter David Mallett is one of America’s true original troubadours. In a career spanning four decades, he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, and performed in clubs, concert halls and festivals across the US, Canada and Europe. He brings his music to Ellsworth in a long awaited return to The Grand stage. $22 General Admission Type Date General Admission
Dealing With Idiots
Weekly CineGrand Films $7.00 Adults $6.00 Seniors/ Students $5.00 Grand Members General Admission Sponsored by Sullivan Harbor Farm Smokehouse February 18 Dealing with Idiots – (2013. US 1hr, 26min. Directed by Jeff Garlin. NR.) A hilarious satire about the culture surrounding youth baseball leagues in Los Angeles, this fully improvised film also features a who's who of notable comedians and actors including Christopher Guest (Waiting for Guffman), Fred Willard (Modern Family), Bob Odenkirk (Saturday Night Live), J.B. Smoove (Saturday Night Live), Gina Gershon (How to Make It in America), Kerri Kenney-Silver (The New Normal), Jami Gertz (The Neighbors), Timothy Olyphant (Damages), Richard Kind (Argo), Steve Agee (The New ...
PAC – Something Ridiculous!
The Grand Presents the 2013-2014 Performing Arts for Children Series Something Ridiculous! Friday, March 7th, 2014 2 Shows! 10 am & 11:30 am - Tickets $3 This juggling and acrobatic act performed by slapstick stuntmen Mark Wilder and VonJon is fantastic for all ages. They juggle everything from bean bags to bowling balls, climb free-standing ladders onto seven-foot-tall unicycles or atop shoulders in a wildly entertaining, dynamic show. During the presentation, the duo stress some important lessons – being active and athletic is incredibly fun and being different is pretty awesome! School information: As you know, these shows tend to sell out quickly, so be sure ...
Bettie Page Reveals All
Weekly CineGrand Films $7.00 Adults $6.00 Seniors/ Students $5.00 Grand Members General Admission Sponsored by Sullivan Harbor Farm Smokehouse March 25 Bettie Page Reveals All – (2013. US 1hr, 41min. Directed by Mark Mori. R.) Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Mark Mori's BETTIE PAGE REVEALS ALL is an intimate look at one of the world's most recognized sex symbols, told in her own words for the first time. In Mori's alluring documentary, the real Bettie Page emerges from the veil of myth and rumor via audio interviews taped a decade prior to her death in 2008. With earthy, razor sharp wit, Bettie tells her life story- from humble beginnings ...
PAC – Amazing World of Animals
The Grand Presents the 2013-2014 Performing Arts for Children Series Amazing World of Animals Monday, May 12th, 2014 - 10 am - Tickets $3 Please call us for ticket information (207) 667-9500 Amazing World of Animals will astonish the students and teachers while exploring the fascinating and diverse habitats of the world and the adaptations animals use to survive in their unique environments. Amazing world of Animals will showcase a variety of live animals and talk about their survival, natural history, geography, natural behaviors, and conservation education. Each presentation will feature 5-6 live animal ambassadors! School information: As you know, these shows tend to sell out ...
12 Years a Slave
Weekly CineGrand Films $7.00 Adults $6.00 Seniors/ Students $5.00 Grand Members General Admission Sponsored by Sullivan Harbor Farm Smokehouse March 4 12 Years a Slave – (2013. US 2hr, 13min. Directed by Steve McQueen. R.) Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup, the New York State citizen who was kidnapped and made to work on a plantation in New Orleans in the 1800s. Steve McQueen (Hunger) directs from a script he co-wrote with John Ridley, based in part by Northup's memoir. Michael Fassbender, Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Paulson, and Paul Giamatti co-star. Please Note: This film may be replaced due to availability. Type Date ...
Rossini’s La Cenerentola
Ticket Prices Adult: $26 Grand Members: $24 Students (15 and younger) $19 -- Season Tickets: Adult: $218 Season Tickets: Grand Members: $200 May 10 – LA CENERENTOLA (Rossini) Fabio Luisi; Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, Pietro Spagnoli, Alessandro Corbelli, Luca Pisaroni Cesare Lievi (Production); Maurizio Balò (Set and Costume Designer); Gigi Saccomandi (Lighting Designer); Daniela Schiavone (Choreographer) Start Time: 12:55 PM EDT Run Time: 3:40 A peerless pair of Rossini virtuosos joins forces in La Cenerentola—a vocal tour de force for mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, singing her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and the high-flying tenor Juan Diego Flórez, as her Prince Charming. Alessandro Corbelli and Luca Pisaroni ...
Massanet’s Werther – New Production
Ticket Prices Adult: $26 Grand Members: $24 Students (15 and younger) $19 -- Season Tickets: Adult: $218 Season Tickets: Grand Members: $200 March 15 – WERTHER (Massenet) – New Production Alain Altinoglu; Lisette Oropesa, Elīna Garanča, Jonas Kaufmann, David Bižić, Jonathan Summers Richard Eyre (Production); Rob Howell (Set and Costume Designer); Peter Mumford (Lighting Designer); Wendall Harrington (Video Designer); Sara Erde (Choreographer) Start Time: 12:55 PM EDT Run Time: 3:15 Jonas Kaufmann stars in the title role of Massenet's sublime adaptation of Goethe's revolutionary and tragic romance, opposite Sophie Koch as Charlotte. The new production is directed and designed by Richard Eyre and Rob Howell, the same team that created the ...
Puccini’s La Boheme
Ticket Prices Adult: $26 Grand Members: $24 Students (15 and younger) $19 -- Season Tickets: Adult: $218 Season Tickets: Grand Members: $200 April 5 – LA BOHÈME (Puccini) Stefano Ranzani; Anita Harting, Susanna Phillips, Vittorio Grigolo, Massimo Cavalletti, Patrick Carfizzi, Oren Gradus, Donald Maxwell Franco Zeffirelli (Production); Franco Zeffirelli (Set Designer); Peter J. Hall (Costume Designer); Gil Wechsler (Lighting Designer) Start Time: 12:55 PM EDT Run Time: 3:25 Puccini’s moving story of young love is the most performed opera in Met history—and with good reason. Maija Kovalevska, Anita Hartig, and Barbara Frittoli star as the frail Mimì in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with Joseph Calleja and Vittorio Grigolo sharing the ...
So You Think You Know Ellsworth ?
A competitive quiz show featuring four teams vying for first place. Four rounds of four questions per team; questions developed by Darlene Springer, local Ellsworth Historian 7:00pm Teams will have the opportunity to ask the audience for help, phone a friend or research in a book! If you are a history buff, you won’t want to miss this fun-filled event. $20 Adults/Seniors, $12 Youth (12&under) General Admission Type Date Adults/Seniors Youth (12 and under) April 12 at 7 pm