Arts and entertainment calendar

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In Gorham 'Under Milk Wood' Student actors in the University of Southern Maine's Department of Theatre production of "Under Milk Wood," by Dylan Thomas, include, from left, Molana Oei as Rosie Probert, Bobby A. Dall as Blind Captain Cat, Owen Carten as First Voice and Collin Young as Second Voice.

THEATER

Through Sunday, Oct. 2

“Clue – the Musical,” presented by Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. www.schoolhousearts.org.

Friday, Sept. 23-Sunday, Oct. 9

“Bonnie & Clyde,” with music by Frank Wildhorn and lyrics by Don Black, Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $15-$20. 799-7337 or www.portlandplayers.org.

Saturday, Sept. 24

“Et’teffeh/Apples,” by Algerian experimental theater group, Istijmam. 7:30 p.m., Denmark Arts Center. www.denmarkarts.org

Thursday, Sept. 29-Sunday, Oct. 16

“The Totalitarians,” at Mad Horse Theatre, The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 except Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. (no matinee). Opening night reception immediately following the Friday, Sept. 30, performance. $20-$23. Pay What You Can Thursday, Sept. 29, Sunday, Oct. 2 and Thursday, Oct. 6. www.madhorse.com or 747-4148.

Friday, Sept. 30-Sunday, Oct. 9

“Under Milk Wood,” by Dylan Thomas, Main Stage, Russell Hall, USM Gorham. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 5 p.m.; also Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. and Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. $8-$15. 780-5151 or www.usm.maine.edu/theatre.

Friday, Oct. 7-Sunday, Oct. 23

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” Lyric Music Theater, 176 Sawyer St., South Portland. Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m. $19-$23. 799-1421, ticketslyric@gmail.com or lyricmusictheater.org.

CONCERTS

Friday, Sept. 23

Faculty Concert Series, “Masterpieces of the Sonata,” including Mozart, Ravel and Prokokiev, 8 p.m. at Corthell Concert Hall, USM, Gorham. $5-$15. 780-5555 or www.usm.maine.edu/music/box-office.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Old-fashioned outdoor band concert and barbecue picnic, noon, on the green outside of Corthell Hall, USM Gorham (inclement weather site, Brooks Student Center or TBD). Concert free; barbecue cash only. 780-5555 or www.usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice.

Saturday, Oct. 8

Makem & Spain, Irish band, 7-9 p.m. at Maine Irish Heritage Center, Portland. $20 in advance, $25 at door. www.maineirish.com or 780-0118.

EVENTS

Wednesdays

Storytime at the North Gorham Public Library, 2 Standish Neck Road, Gorham, 10-10:30 a.m. for infants to 3 years. 892-2575.

Wednesdays

Tech Time, 10 a.m.-noon, Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main St., Westbrook. Stop by with your technology questions; bring device and staff will help troubleshoot issues. 854-0630.

Monday, Sept. 26

Free screening of “Being Mortal,” Magic Lantern Theater, 9 Depot St., Bridgton, 6-8 p.m. Topic is end-of-life care awareness, presented by Bridgton Hospital, Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice and Hospice Foundation of America. RSVP to Laurie McGilvery, 330-7463.

Monday, Sept. 26-Saturday, Oct. 1

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read, all week at Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main St., Westbrook. Fall Adult Reading Challenge, Banned Books Bingo. 854-0630.

Thursday Sept. 29

Writer Carl Johnson, author of “From Beer to Beards: Boston Baseball’s 2011 to 2013 Roller Coaster Ride” and “The Baseball Buff’s Bathroom Book Volume 1,” speaks, 5:30-7 p.m., Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main St., Westbrook. 854-0630.

Saturday, Oct. 22

Paranormal investigation, by Maine Afterlife Research Society, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Old Red Church in Standish and nearby cemetery. Hosted by Standish Historical Society. $15 online (www.eventbrite.com) or $20 at door. Ages 12 and up, accompanied by adult.

Through October

Maine Historical Society, guided tours of the boyhood home of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Portland. Monday-Sunday, first tour departs at 10:30 a.m. Garden open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $3-$15. 774-1822 or www.mainehistory.org.

Send events 10 days in advance to arts@keepmecurrent.com.

In Gorham

‘Under Milk Wood’

Student actors in the University of Southern Maine’s Department of Theatre production of “Under Milk Wood,” by Dylan Thomas, include, from left, Molana Oei as Rosie Probert, Bobby A. Dall as Blind Captain Cat, Owen Carten as First Voice and Collin Young as Second Voice.