Monthly Archives: October 2012

PTC Dramatic Academy Students get Political this Friday for Election Season!

As part of a national festival, students will perform 44 Plays for 44 Presidents.Throughout the nation, 44 theater organizations will perform the play including Penobscot Theatre’s Dramatic Academy students. 44Plays for 44 Presidents is a 2-hour show comprised of short, biographical scenes highlighting the lives of all the American presidents. Their mistakes and successes are celebrated […]

PTC Launches New Feature for Audience Feedback: “Viewer Voices” – We Want to Hear from YOU!

Our greatest resource is YOU, our audience members, our community! That’s why we are creating a new section of our blog called “Viewer Voices.”  We want to know what you think of our productions and events, and invite you to share your thoughts with us.  These can be show “reviews”, accounts of your experiences at […]

Penobscot Theatre Company opens the Opera House Doors for Downtown Trick or Treating!

Penobscot Theatre Company will be participating in Downtown Bangor’s Trick or Treating event again this year, and we couldn’t be more excited! From 3 – 5 folks of all ages are invited to stop by the Opera House to get some candy and visit with some crazy characters from the theater!  In addition to treats, […]

Becky’s New Car pulls out of the Driveway for Opening Night at PTC. Hear what audiences are saying!

  “Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage—with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is offered nothing short of […]

Penobscot Theatre hosts Special Event for Educators, Acadia Hospital to launch After School Program

Penobscot Theatre is thrilled to be partnering with Acadia Hospital to present the touring outreach production of I Am the Brother of Dragons.  A public preview performance will be held Monday, November 5th 7 p.m. at the Bangor Opera House.   The general public is invited to attend for $5 and all educators are invited to […]

Penobscot Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Schools Residency Program Begins Booking, Available Year Round!

Shake it up with Shakespeare!  Want to introduce your students to the language of Shakespeare in an engaging and exciting way?  Have our teaching artists join you to bring the works of William Shakespeare alive in your classroom!  Using voice, movement, props, and costumes our program is designed to bring a fresh perspective to these […]


Continuing Penobscot Theatre Company’s open Town Hall Series, please join a thoughtful and inspiring public conversation around the power of arts philanthropy at the historic Bangor Opera House led by PTC’s Artistic Director, Bari Newport and a stellar panel of community leaders on Monday, October 22nd at 6PM. The panel of community leaders is comprised of […]

Come along for the ride in Becky’s New Car, a Maine premiere!

Penobscot Theatre Company proudly presents the Maine premiere of Becky’s New Car, a fresh new comedy playing at the historic Bangor Opera House from October 17-November 4. Playwright Steven Dietz expertly maps out this thoroughly original, insightfully comic ride down “the road not taken.” Becky is married, late 40’s, and working at a car dealership. […]

Meet Production Apprentice, Ethan Schneider!

Penobscot Theatre Company has expanded its intern program to include season long apprenticeships.   Students recently graduating from college will now join us to support both production and administration efforts within our organization. Through the generous support of our host families, PTC will have two young people joining us throughout this season. Apprentices are provided housing […]