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Local Theater Groups to Collaborate for February 25 Sunday Series Staged Reading

The Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues with a staged reading, “Five Short Comedies,” a collaborative effort of Stage East and the Lubec Campobello Community Theatre, on February 25 at 3 pm. The comedies all relate to the theme of our need to love and be understood, … [Read More]

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Stage East Invites All to ‘Company Formation Meeting’ on July 15

Stage East is thrilled to announce its upcoming “Company Formation Meeting” on Saturday, July 15 at 2 pm at the residence of Stage East President, Brian Schuth. The event aims to bring together individuals who share a passion for theater and are willing to invest their time and efforts … [Read More]

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Stage East’s Panopticon Runs Through April 2

Stage East’s spring production, Panopticon, premieres this month in the Eastport Arts Center’s downstairs space. The show, an irreverent history of the prison system, is written and directed by Stage East’s executive artistic director, Mark Macey and based off the work of French philosopher Michel Foucault. Challenged to describe … [Read More]

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Jay Skriletz Playwriting Initiative Seeks Submissions from Maine Writers

Stage East excitedly announces the second year of the Jay Skriletz Playwriting Initiative. The state-wide competition caters to young Mainers in hopes of providing production experience to early-career playwrights. The winning writer will receive a $1,000 prize and a week-long workshop at Stage East culminating in a staged reading. … [Read More]

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International Theater Group to Present Dramatized Reading

EAC’s Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series will continue on March 12 at 3 pm with the Lubec Campobello Community Theatre’s dramatized reading of The Last Priest by David Walter Hall. Directed by Sarah Dalton-Phillips and produced by Helen Swallow, the play will feature readers from Lubec, Campobello, … [Read More]

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Humorous and Spooky Stage East Musical in Rehearsal for October Performances

Rehearsals for Stage East’s season premiere are well underway. Dracula: The Musical? will open Friday Oct. 21st and run through Sunday Oct. 30th with Friday and Saturday performances at 7 pm and Sunday matinees at 2 pm. A delightful spoof of the classic horror tale, the show is sure to please with its … [Read More]

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Auditions for Stage East Musical

Stage East is excited to announce auditions for its upcoming original musical Away Down East (A Wicked Good Time!) composed by Elizabeth H. Nichols-Goodliff and Directed by Lauren “L” Elwood. Drop-in auditions will take place on Saturday, April 16th from 1-3 pm on a first come, first served basis. … [Read More]

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USM Theater’s Touring Production Will Appear at EAC on April 8

Eastport Arts Center will host the University of Southern Maine theater department’s touring production The Women Who Mapped the Stars on Friday, April 8. Two daytime performances for local school children will be followed by an evening performance, open to the public, at 7 pm. The theater group’s visit … [Read More]

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New Children’s Theater Session Begins March 19

Children’s Theater Workshop begins its spring session Saturday, March 19th. Co-teachers Mark Macey and Lauren “L” Elwood will take participants through the facets of theater production, from set and lighting design to directing and beyond.  In addition to hands-on technical theater experience, participants will draft a design for a play … [Read More]

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Stage East’s ‘pool (no water)’ Runs through March 13; Check Out a Video Trailer with the Cast!

“… A fascinating story of artistic frustration. Friends of a celebrated artist join her in her home and party like the old days when they were all struggling to get by. When she suffers a freak accident, they stay to help her convalesce but cannot contain the jealousy that … [Read More]

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.