OPENS OCTOBER 14

WATERVILLE

“The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 15, 21 and 22; 2 p.m. Oct. 16, 22 and 23, Waterville Opera House Studio Theater, 93 Main St. Tickets: $15; 873-7000 or operahouse.org.

OPENS OCTOBER 15

FALMOUTH

Maine State Ballet presents “Hansel & Gretel,” 1 and 4 p.m. Oct. 15 and 22, Maine State Ballet Theater. Tickets: $15; 781-3587 or mainestateballet.org.

PLAYING OCTOBER 19

AUGUSTA

“Theater of War,” 6:30-8:30 p.m., University of Maine at Augusta’s Jewett Auditorium. Free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, visit mainehumanities.org/programs/litandmed/outside-the-wire.html.

OPENS OCTOBER 20

FARMINGTON

“Fuddy Meers,” 7:30 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Alumni Theatre. Tickets cost $5-$7 and are available at the time of the performance or can be reserved by calling 778-7465. Content is suitable for mature audiences only; [email protected] or 778-7461.

PLAYING OCTOBER 21

WATERVILLE

Camille A. Brown and Dancers, 7:30 p.m., Colby College’s Strider Theater. Free, general seating; 859-4535 or colby.edu/artsatcolby.

Dessert theater, featuring “The Money in Uncle George’s Suitcase,” 7 p.m. Oct. 21, 22, 28 and 28, Blessed Hope Church Family Life Center, 10 Pleasant St. Tickets: $18 for adults, $10 for children; 872-9498.

PLAYING OCTOBER 22

BANGOR

Robinson Ballet Studio Series: “Messin’ Around” and “Fiesta” 7 p.m., Union Street Brick Church, on the corner of Union and Main streets. Seating is limited; reserve tickets early. Tables for eight can be reserved. Tickets are $15; 990-3140 or robinsonballet.org/ moreevents.html.

OPENS OCTOBER 28

GORHAM

The Musical of Musicals, 8 p.m., Oct. 28 and 29; 2 p.m. Oct. 30, Corthell Concert Hall, Campus Drive, University of Southern Maine School. Directed by USM School of Music faculty member Ed Reichert. Tickets cost $15 for the general public, $10 for seniors and USM employees; $5 for students/children. For reservations, call 780-5555; usm.maine.edu/music.

SKOWHEGAN

“Its a Beautiful Thing,” by Bob Lovelace, 7:30 p.m., Skowhegan Opera. Starring Bob Lovelace and Nancy Carbone. Tickets cost $10; 859-4244, 654-3230 or 649-4449.

PLAYING OCTOBER 29

LEWISTON

“An Evening with Groucho,” with Frank Ferrante, 7:30 p.m., Franco American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar St. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors; 782-7228 or laarts.org.

OPENS NOVEMBER 4

WATERVILLE

“Snowing at Delphi” by Catherine Butterfield, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 5, 11 and 12; 2 p.m. Nov. 6 and 13, Studio Theater, 93 Main St.; [email protected]

OPENS NOVEMBER 10

WATERVILLE

“The Long Christmas Ride Home,” by Paula Vogel, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-12, Colby College’s Strider Theater, Runnals Building. Admission is free, general seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 859-4535 or visit colby.edu/artsatcolby.

OPENS NOVEMBER 12

HALLOWELL

“Cinderella,” (Enchanted edition), by Gaslight Theater, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, 17, 18, 19; 2 p.m. Nov. 13, 20, Hallowell City Hall. Tickets cost $12 per person. For reservations, call 626-3698.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

FARMINGTON

“Wood Bones,” 7 p.m., Emery Community Arts Center. Staged reading of William S. Yellow Robe, Jr.’s play with a Q&A with the playwright following the reading. Presented in conjunction with the Native American Film and Performance University Forum; free. Sponsored by UMF University Culture Committee; [email protected], 778-7424 or umf.maine.libguides.com/NativeAmForum.

PLAYING

NOVEMBER 19

GARDINER

“Jimmy Higgins: A Life in the Labor Movement,” 7:30 p.m., Johnson Hall. One-man play starring Harlan Baker. Tickets cost $19 for adults, $16 for Johnson Hall members, $10 for children younger than 13. The show is part of the Center Stage Series, co-sponsored by Kennebec Savings Bank. For more information, call 582-7144 or visit johnsonhall.org.

OPENS NOVEMBER 25

SKOWHEGAN

Bossov Ballet Theatre presents “The Nutcracker,” Skowhegan Opera House, 225 Water St. Friday, 25 November, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 26 November, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 27 November, 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for children younger than 12 and seniors 62 and older; 873-7000 or 487-6360.

OPENS DECEMBER 2

WATERVILLE

The Winter Wonderettes, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 3, 9 and 10; 2 p.m. Dec. 4 and 11, Waterville Opera House Dance Studio (third floor), 93 Main St. For tickets or more information, call 873-7000 or visit operahouse.org.

THURSDAY, MARCH 8

ROCKLAND

Caroliona Chocolate Drops, 8 p.m., Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. Tickets cost $24, general admission; 594-0070 or rocklandstrand.com.

OPENING MARCH 8-10

WATERVILLE

“Tartuffe” by Molière, 7:30 p.m. March 8-10, Colby College’s Strider Theater, Runnals Building. Admission is free, general seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; 859-4535 or colby.edu/artsatcolby. OPENS MARCH 9

WATERVILLE

“Three Days of Rain,” presented by ACAT, 7:30 p.m. March 9, 10, 16 and 17; 2 p.m. March 11 and 18, Waterville Opera House Studio Theater (first floor), 93 Main St. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $10 for youth and seniors. For tickets or more information, call 873-7000 or visit operahouse.org.

OPENS JUNE 1

WATERVILLE

“I Hate Hamlet,” presented by ACAT, 7:30 p.m., June 1, 2, 8 and 9; 2 p.m. June 3 and 10, Waterville Opera House Studio Theater (first floor), 93 Main St. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $10 youth and senior. For tickets or more information, call 873-7000 or visit operahouse.org.

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