Dramatic Academy Fall Registrations Closing Soon!

Penobscot Theatre Company is now registering children aged 4-14 for their fall Dramatic Academy production of Frankenstein. Classes begin September 16th and run every Tuesday and Thursday through October. Frankenstein will be performed by the students at the Bangor Opera House on October 31, November 1 and November 2. Registrations for this program close September […]

Gods, monsters, and heroes take center stage as young thespians Go Greek!

The second session of Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy Summer culminates August 15-17 with a series of productions inspired by classic Greek myths:   Adventures with Aesop, by Alekzander Sayers Directed by Alekzander Sayers and starring Tiny Thespians (aged 4-6) Evan Babcock, Zach Babcock, Charlotte Hautala, Maise McCarthy, Paige Richard, Jadyn Spearin, and Lucy Valentine […]

Penobscot Theatre Company announces new leadership for its Dramatic Academy

Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to announce the hiring of Amy Roeder-actor, writer, director, voiceover artist, and award-winning teacher/instructor-as its new director of education. In August Amy will relocate from Chicago where she has served among The Second City’s elite corps. “I saw Amy perform when I was at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta,” said […]

Penobscot Theatre Company closes 40th season with a bang The Rocky Horror Show, June 12-28

Penobscot Theatre Company is closing its 40th-anniversary season with its most raucous production to date: The Rocky Horror Show will run June 12 through June 28 with late-night shows and all the bells and whistles diehard audiences have come to expect. “Literally, there will be bells,” reports Artistic Director Bari Newport. “We’ll have audience participation […]

Penobscot Theatre Company’s Teen Council Presents an All-Encompassing Showcase

“It’s a superior achievement for any theatre to reach forty years of age. Forty years means countless seasons of casting, lighting, costumes, scenic design, marketing, and finally the shows itself. Forty years means that this theatre has brought quality entertainment that make people keep on coming back and wanting more. Penobscot Theatre (PTC) has accomplished […]

Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy produces: ALICE IN WONDERLAND

Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy will guide audiences down the rabbit hole in an unforgettable adventure with its upcoming production of ALICE IN WONDERLAND. Performances are May 16-17, at 6:00 pm, and May 18 at 3:00 pm at the Bangor Opera House. The script, which incorporates all of the Alice stories from Lewis Carroll’s Alice […]

Penobscot Theatre Company announces 2014-2015 season

Penobscot Theatre Company, the nation’s most Northeastern year-round, professional theatre, proudly announces its 41st Season. The company, which owns and operates the historic Bangor Opera House, will release subscriptions to the general public on May 2. “We’re throwing open the doors for our most dynamic and inspiring lineup yet!” said Artistic Director Bari Newport, who […]

Penobscot Theatre Company announces open auditions for diverse roles in 2014-2015 Season

Penobscot Theatre Company has issued an open casting call for adults and youths aged 8 and up, Saturday, May 10, from 12:00 to 6:00 pm, for roles in PTC’s 2014-2015 Season. Extending from September through May, the season will include six professional productions with a variety of exciting parts. Anyone interested in being considered is […]

Penobscot Theatre Company produces Our Town for our time

Rehearsals are underway for the crown jewel of Penobscot Theatre Company’s 40th-anniversary season: OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder. “Widely regarded as the greatest American play, this piece perfectly illustrates the power, relevance, and importance of theatre in our community,” says Artistic Director Bari Newport. Newport is directing the upcoming production, which will run April 24-May […]