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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 presents ‘pool (no water)’

“… 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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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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Staged Reading with Cast of 6 Set for Last Sunday in February

EAC’s Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series will continue with a Stage East staged reading at 3 pm, Sunday, February 27, of Just Give Me Ten Minutes (3 one act plays and 3 monologues), a comedy by Tor Alexander Valenza. The cast includes JJ Arroyo, last seen in Stay, Carl Stay (2020); … [Read More]

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EAC’s Macey Keeps Sunday Series Hummin’ with Theater Talk

EAC’s Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series continues at 3 pm, January 23, with Stage East Artistic Director Mark Macey on Theater Appreciation and the Basics of Dramaturgy. Macey will cover the basics of theater history and dramatic theory. Attendees will learn to better “read” and understand scripts, … [Read More]

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Auditions for Stage East’s ‘pool, no water’

Auditions for Stage East’s next production, pool (no water) by Mark Ravenhill, will be held January 8th at the Eastport Arts Center from 1-3 pm. Originally developed in conjunction with the renowned physical theater company Frantic Assembly, pool is a visceral new play about the fragility of friendship and the jealousy and resentment … [Read More]

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‘The Day the Crayons Quit’ plus Short Scenes from Children’s Theater Workshop

Children’s Theater Workshop will hold its culminating performance this Saturday at 11:30 am at Eastport Arts Center. Students from the younger group will perform a stage adaptation of the popular children’s book, The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt. Audiences will also see a series of short monologues … [Read More]

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Stage East’s ‘Almost, Maine’ Opens December 17

The cast and crew of Stage East’s Almost, Maine are hard at work on the show, which opens at Eastport Arts Center on December 17 and runs December 18 and 31 and January 1, with matinees on December 19 and January 2. Evening shows are at 7 pm; matinees … [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.