PTC and Maine Discovery Museum create fun for the whole family!

Parents for Patsy!Maine Discovery Museum and Penobscot Theatre Company are at it again September 8th! Bangor, Maine-August 28, 2012 –Maine Discovery Museum and Penobscot Theatre join forces again to bring you another installment of Parents’ Night Out: Downtown! On the first Saturday of every new Penobscot Theatre opening, we will be working together to bring an affordable and educational alternative to Downtown Bangor, for both parents and children.

Saturday, September 8th marks the first Saturday of Penobscot Theatre’s “Always…Patsy Cline” and the kick-off of the new PNO: Downtown! Season.  “Always…Patsy Cline” is described as an  award-winning musical by author Ted Swindley of “the true story of Patsy Cline’s enduring friendship with a straight-shootin’ Houston housewife.  It is a heart-warming and funny foot-stomp through the music and memories of two special women”- PTC.

MDM is hosting a Pajamas Picnic at the museum while parents spend a night out in historic and beautiful downtown Bangor enjoying local theater & dining.  Children will bring their own picnic dinner and are encouraged to wear their favorite pajamas for a night at the museum! We’ll provide a science activity, an art activity and free explore time on all three floors.

 Show times for Penobscot Theatre’s 2012-2013 season are 5:00pm. Participating parents may drop-off their children between 4:30 – 5:00pm and pick them up from MDM any time before 9:00pm. The cost for this program is a reduced PTC ticket price of $28 for each adult and $10 per child for MDM members, $15 per child for non-museum members. A member family of (4) with two adults, two children can participate for only $76 for the entire four and half hour program, plus a free $5 gift certificate from local favorite Paddy Murphy’s!

To reserve your spot in this program, simply stop into Maine Discovery Museum and register at our front desk or by calling 207.262.7200, you may pay by credit card over the phone to secure your place.

Your registration reserves the Best Available Seats at the time of program booking. Registration for this program ends on September 6.  Our next PNO:Downtown! is scheduled for Saturday, October 20th for PTC’s production of “Becky’s New Car”.

For questions or information regarding this release, please contact Meg Shorette at