Penobscot Theatre Company announces plan to repurpose old fire station to create production hub

Board readies special fundraising effort to support purchase and renovation Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company announced its plans today to transform former Fire Station #6, a city-owned property at 4 Griffin Road, Bangor, into a theatrical production hub. The announcement follows last night’s vote of the Bangor City Council to approve the property sale. […]

Penobscot Theatre Company offers new adult improv theatre class

Veteran of The Second City and ImprovAcadia set to lead winter session Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is now registering adults and older teens for a new class on improvisational technique and performance. Classes begin January 7, 2015, and will run every Wednesday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm through February 25. Director of […]

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 and the Greater Bangor CVB offer a full day of summer fun

Penobscot Theatre Company (PTC) and the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) have an array of special activities on tap to celebrate the first official day of summer, June 21. The theatre’s second annual RACE TO THE STAGE, a costume 5K, will start at 9:00 am at the corner of Union and Main Streets, […]

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 […]