Through Sunday, Oct. 16
“The Totalitarians,” at Mad Horse Theatre, The Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. $20-$23. www.madhorse.com or 747-4148.
Through Sunday, Oct. 23
“Later Life,” by A. R. Gurney, at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland. www.portlandstage.org or 774-0465.
Through 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, [email protected] or lyricmusictheater.org.
Friday, Oct. 14-Saturday, Oct. 15
“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” presented by Portland Ballet, Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m., Westbrook Performing Arts Center, Stroudwater Street, Westbrook. www.portlandballet.org.
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 14-16, 21-23
“Little Shop of Horrors,” at Windham Center Stage Theater, 8 School Road, Windham. Oct. 14,15, 21 and 22 at 7 p.m., Oct. 16 and 23 at 4 p.m. www.windhamtheater.org or 893-2098.
Wednesday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 22
Auditions for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” presented by Windham Center Stage Theater. Oct. 19, 4-9 p.m. and Oct 22, 1-5 p.m., Windham Town Hall. Male and female roles available. Show dates Jan. 6-8 and 13-15. [email protected] or 893-2098.
Wednesday, Oct. 19-Sunday, Nov. 20
“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” by Christopher Durang, directed by Brian P. Allen, presented by Good Theater at St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m., Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets $22-$40. 885-5883 or www.goodtheater.com.
Friday, Oct. 21-Monday, Oct. 31
“Angel Street (aka Gaslight)”, presented by The Originals, 7:30 p.m. at Saco River Theater, Bar Mills. $18-$20. Thursday, Oct. 27, pay-what-you-can. 929-6472 or [email protected]
Friday, Nov. 25-Sunday, Dec. 4
“The Nutcracker,” presented by Maine State Ballet, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $15-$60. For times, tickets, information, see www.PortTIX.com or call 842-0800.
Saturday, Oct. 15
Queen Tribute Concert, featuring Sean Slaughter and his band Master Stroke, with guests Windham Chamber Singers, 7:30 p.m., Windham Performing Arts Center. 10-$20 reserved seating. 892-1810, ext. 2875 or www.windhamchambersingers.com.
Friday, Oct. 21
“Composers on the Edge,” featuring Laura Kargul, presented by USM School of Music, 8 p.m. at Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus. $5-$15. www.usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice or 780-5555.
Friday, Dec. 16
Holiday Pops concert, performed by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, conducted by Keith Lockhart, 8 p.m. Cross Arena, Portland. 775-3458 or Ticketmaster.com.
Storytime at the North Gorham Public Library, 2 Standish Neck Road, Gorham, 10-10:30 a.m. for infants to 3 years. 892-2575.
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.
Saturday, Oct 15
Mount Pleasant Cemetery tour, presented by South Portland Historical Society and led by Kathy DiPhilippo, 11a.m. Free for society members; $10 for non-members. Meet on Sawyer Street side. Rain date Oct. 22. 767-7299.
Lowry’s Lodge Poetry Series, with Susann Pelletier and David Sloan, Saturday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Continuum for Creativity, 863 Main St., Westbrook. Hosted by Jim Donnelly and Anna Wrobel. $4 suggested donation.
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16
Maine Antique Tractor Club Plow Days, 7 a.m. both days, Parsons Dairy Farm, Buck Street, Gorham. Seventeen antique tractors demonstrate plowing and harrowing on a corn field. Breakfast and lunch by White Rock Grange.
Saturdays, Oct. 15 and 22
Tours of 18th-century Stroudwater Burial Ground, hosted by Tate House Museum, noon-4 p.m. Learn about Colonial life from ghostly guests. $6-$12 adults, 774-6177 or www.tatehouse.org.
Thursday, Oct. 20
Author Bruce Robert Coffin, talks about and reads from his detective novel, “Among the Shadows,” 5:30-7 p.m., Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main St., Westbrook. www.walker.lib.me.us.
Thursday, Oct. 20
“The Zany, Majestic Bard,” featuring David Greenham, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Windham Performing Arts Center. Fun celebration of the works of Shakespeare, presented by Windham Public Library, Raymond Village Library and Windham High School Library. 892-1908.
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.
Thursday, Oct. 27
Author Anne O’Regan, talks about and reads from her book, “Tamed,” 5:30-7 p.m., Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main St., Westbrook. www.walker.lib.me.us.
Saturday, Oct. 29
Charlie Brown Halloween movie party, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main St., Westbrook. www.walker.lib.me.us.
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.
Through Friday, Dec. 9
“George Longfish: Indian on Indian,” at the Art Gallery, Gorham campus of University of Southern Maine. 780-4744.
Friday, Oct. 28-Nov. 30
Dog-themed art show, CIA Café, 72 Ocean St., South Portland. Artists from YES Art Works studios. Raffle drawings, proceeds to benefit YES program. www.yesartworks.org.
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