Category Archives: Behind the Curtain

Penobscot Theatre Company presents “End Days”: a Maine Premiere

Contemporary comedy explores the intersection of science and faith End Days, March 12-29 Bangor, ME – Next up at Penobscot Theatre Company is a production designed to inspire laughter and serious thought in equal measure. End Days, by acclaimed playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer, plays March 12-29 at the historic Bangor Opera House. Through the story […]

Penobscot Theatre Company to present “Holes”

Three performances at The William S. Cohen School, March 6-8 Bangor, ME – In a winter of record low temperatures, members of Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy have been working up a sweat, digging holes with Louis Sachar’s stage adaptation of his award-winning novel. Weaving past and present, Holes is the humorous, heartwarming story of […]

Penobscot Theatre Company Summer Camp programs announced

Romantic Comedies at the Heart of Dramatic Academy Summer 2015 80s anthems and Much Ado give young people much to do Bangor, ME – Registration is now open for Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy Summer 2015, with opportunities for young performers, developing technicians, and those simply exploring the craft. “It’s going to be the summer […]

DARLING’S PARTNERS WITH PENOBSCOT THEATRE COMPANY AS TRANSPORTATION SPONSOR

Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company’s production team recently received a gift too big to box but artfully wrapped: a pickup truck from Darling’s. “It’s just what we wanted!” said Producing Artistic Director Bari Newport. “The company’s old pick-up died last spring, and we were desperate to replace it yet extremely limited in what we […]

Penobscot Theatre Company Offers February Vacation Camp

Bangor,ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is hosting a theatrical day camp for children ages 4-14 during February School Vacation, February 16-20. Each day, expert and highly energetic teaching artists will lead participants in various dramatic activities centering around a new theme. “Our February Vacation Camp is a perfect way for children to discover the art […]

Manly Musical Comedy Promises to Charm Your Wool Socks Off

Maine premiere of Guys on Ice, January 29-February 15 Bangor, ME – Penobscot Theatre Company is combatting Mother Nature with a tried-and-true remedy for subzero temperatures: laughter. Guys on Ice will have its Maine premiere at the Bangor Opera House, January 29 through February 15. Dominick Varney, who has delighted the theatre’s audiences in many […]

Three Theatres Unite to Cast Roles for Upcoming Productions

Bangor Unified Auditions Penobscot Theatre Company to hold master classes on “auditioning” prior to Unified Auditions Bangor,ME – Penobscot Theatre Company, Acadia Repertory Theatre, and ImprovAcadia will jointly hold a general open call for union and non-union actors aged 18+ who wish to be considered for upcoming productions. Bangor Unified Auditions will be Saturday, February […]

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 […]