A Playwright Speaks

This is the third part in a series interviewing “Hair Frenzy” playwright Travis G. Baker. PENOBSCOT THEATRE COMPANY: Can you explain your involvement with readying Hair Frenzy for its world premiere? What has the experience with Penobscot Theatre Company been like? TRAVIS G. BAKER: At present, I’m just concentrating on the words and letting Dominick [Varney, the director] […]

Day Camp at Penobscot Theatre Company offers February fun for vacationing students

Bangor,ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is hosting a theatrical day camp for children ages 4-14 during February School Vacation, February 15-19. Each day, expert and highly energetic teaching artists will lead participants in theme-based dramatic activities. “February Vacation Camp is one of the most action-packed weeks we have here at Penobscot Theatre Company!” said Amy […]

“Hair Frenzy” Playwright Talks Inspiration, Support and Moxie

This is part two of an interview series with “Hair Frenzy” playwright, Travis G. Baker. See part one here: http://backstageatptc.bangordailynews.com/2016/01/13/behind-the-curtain/the-man-behind-the-frenzy/ PENOBSCOT THEATRE COMPANY: Has your experience with Hair Frenzy been different than your experience with One Blue Tarp (a Baker play that had its debut at Penobscot Theatre Company in 2014)? TRAVIS G. BAKER: Very much so. The Tarp earned me […]

New assistive listening system expands access to theatre’s work

  BANGOR, ME-Penobscot Theatre Company recently installed a state-of-the-art assistive listening system staff describe as a game-changer for many patrons. With personal transmitters and radio wave technology, patrons who are hard of hearing may now sit anywhere in the house and fully enjoy the show. “Accessibility is a priority and our old assistive listening devices […]

Penobscot Theatre Company Announces Educational Programming for Fall-Winter-Spring

First up: Musical Theatre Boot Camp, September 5, 12, and 19 Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to announce its Dramatic Academy offerings for the coming academic year. “We’re delighted to bring back fan favorites and expand in new directions to meet burgeoning interest in the community!” said Director of Education Amy Roeder. […]