Category Archives: Behind the Curtain

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. […]

Penobscot Theatre Company announces 2015-2016 season

Great music, bad hair, a holiday classic, and premieres aplenty BANGOR, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company proudly announces its 42nd Season, offering four Maine premieres, a world premiere, a holiday classic, and beloved musicals. The season will kick-off September 10 and extend into early summer 2016, longer than usual to accommodate a blockbuster seventh show […]

Theatre puts the fun in dysfunctional to close 41st season

Pulitzer Prize-winning August: Osage County, April 30- May 17 Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to present Maine’s professional premiere of August: Osage County, written by Tracy Letts and directed by Bari Newport, April 30 through May 17, at the historic Bangor Opera House. It is the outrageous story of three generations of […]

Penobscot Theatre Company Offers Action-packed April Camp for Students 4-14

Creative themes and new partnership with UMMA combat vacation doldrums Bangor, ME – Registration is open for Penobscot Theatre Company’s next School Vacation Camp for students aged 4-14: Monday, April 20, through Friday, April 24. Each day, highly energetic expert teaching artists will lead participants in various themed dramatic activities that culminate in a short […]

Penobscot Theatre Company launches $100,000 campaign to give old fire station dramatic new life

Dead River Company earns naming rights for theatrical production hub Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company seeks community support for a capital project that will address three critical facility needs and position the theatre for sustainable growth. On March 31, the 41-year-old nonprofit plans to take ownership of former Bangor Fire Station #6 and by […]