“The Witches” and The Frogtown Puppeteers – Family Friendly Performances for the Weekend at PTC!

Dramatic Academy students rehearse “The Witches”

Penobscot Theatre Dramatic Academy is thrilled to announce their youth production of The Witches.  To celebrate Halloween, literacy, and live performance, Dramatic Academy’s Tiny Thespians and Youth Troupe will collaborate to perform this modern classic.  Featuring 18 local students, this production will take place on the main stage of The Bangor Opera house with a special opening performance on October 31st at 4 p.m.  Audience members are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes for the 60 minute performance to make sure they are ready to trick or treat after the show!  Movement, magic, and mice are combined to create a thrilling play performed by young actors and written for young audiences. 

The Witches will have a special Halloween performance October 31st at 4 p.m. and two additional performances on November 1st and 2nd at 5 p.m. all to be held at the Bangor Opera House. Tickets are $8 for children $12 for adults and are general admission. To make your reservation, please call the box office at 942-3333 or visit penobscottheatre.org.

The Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers

 Penobscot Theatre Company and Frogtown Puppeteers proudly present “The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow”, November 2 at 10AM at the historic Bangor Opera House.This telling involves a bumbling Headless Horseman, his wisecracking horse, the meat-head Brom Bones, the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, her ostentatiously rich father, and the mild-mannered and lovable protagonist, Ichabod Crane.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for kids.

Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers is a full-time touring puppetry troupe based in Bar Harbor, Maine, and comprised of three siblings – Erik, Brian, and Robin.  Founded in 2000, Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers has performed all over the East Coast and beyond at festivals, schools, libraries, and theaters.

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About Amy Roeder

Director of Education – Amy Roeder is pleased to be joining the staff at PTC. Amy received her BFA in theatre from the University of Evansville and her Master of Fine Arts in acting from The University of Georgia. She recently relocated to Bangor from Chicago where she taught and performed with famed comedy institution The Second City. Local audiences may have seen her onstage with Improv Acadia in Bar Harbor where she has been a company member since 2005. Amy has performed all over the country including at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Cincinnati’s Playhouse in the Park and with the Improv Asylum in Boston. In addition to teaching acting and improvisation classes all over the world, Amy is also designs and facilitates workshops in improvisational techniques for businesses. Amy hates writing in the third person.