Penobscot Theatre Company produces Our Town for our time

Rehearsals are underway for the crown jewel of Penobscot Theatre Company’s 40th-anniversary season: OUR TOWN by Thornton Wilder. “Widely regarded as the greatest American play, this piece perfectly illustrates the power, relevance, and importance of theatre in our community,” says Artistic Director Bari Newport. Newport is directing the upcoming production, which will run April 24-May […]

Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy invites students to act up all summer

Registration is now open for Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy Summer 2014, and students aged 4 to 20 are encouraged to sign-up. “With seven weeks of exciting programming planned, including a brand-new Tech Track, we’re offering more this summer than ever before,” said Jasmine Ireland, Director of Education and Outreach. Dramatic Academy Summer is divided […]

Penobscot Theatre Company Presents the Maine Jewish Film Festival

Penobscot Theatre Company Presents the Maine Jewish Film Festival Four films at the Bangor Opera House, April 4-5 Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to announce the screening of four acclaimed films, presented in partnership with Jewish Community Endowment Associates (JCEA) as part of the 2014 Maine Jewish Film Festival. All films will be shown at […]

Mark Torres returns to Penobscot Theatre Company for Tony-Award-winning GOD OF CARNAGE

Penobscot Theatre Company is delighted to welcome former Artistic Director Mark Torres back to Bangor for a lead role in the upcoming production of GOD OF CARNAGE, which will run March 13-30. “During this special 40th-anniversary season, it is a privilege to reengage an artist who has contributed so much to the company’s rich history,” […]

Penobscot Theatre Company Dramatic Academy Spring Session Registration Now Open For All Ages!

Penobscot Theatre Company is thrilled to announce its Spring Session of Dramatic Academy classes, workshops, and vacation camps for children, teens, and adults. Opportunities for students of all ages will be offered March-May. Spring Session for Tiny Thespians (ages 4-6) and Youth Troupe (ages 7-13) ALICE IN WONDERLAND Adapted from the novel by Lewis Carroll; […]

THREE THEATRES UNITE TO CAST ROLES FOR UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS

Bangor Unified Auditions: March 29, 10 am – 4 pm, Bangor Opera House 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, March 29, from 10:00 am to […]

AUDITIONS FOR ROCKY HORROR SHOW AT PENOBSCOT THEATER COMPANY CLOSING SOON!

AUDITIONS FOR ROCKY HORROR To celebrate our 40th Anniversary, we’re throwing a PARTY! Penobscot Theatre Company will be producing The Rocky Horror Show in addition to its regular season.  Be part of the action by auditioning for the show! * Please note: Auditions for THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW will take place via video submission ONLY. […]

Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy Proudly Presents: NARNIA

NARNIA, based on the beloved classic by C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, will transport audiences February 21-22 at the Bangor Opera House. Part of Penobscot Theatre Company’s Dramatic Academy series, the production will feature 27 local students ages 4 – 13, directed by teaching artist Ben Layman. Throughout the academic year, […]

World Premiere play One Blue Tarp at Penobscot Theatre Company – Meet the Artists!

The reviews are in for the world premiere of One Blue Tarp and folks are raving!  Get a behind the curtain (tarp?) interview with Playwright Travis Baker and Director Dan Burson below!  PTC’s Dramatic Academy will also feature these two artists this Saturday in its new Master Class Series. This weekends topic is “New Play […]