FARMINGTON —Bread and Puppet Theater will perform “Faust 3” at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Emery Community Arts Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Farmington.

One of the longest-running, nonprofit, self-suporting theater companies in the U.S., the Bread and Puppet Theater uses performance to protest the most urgent political issues of our time, according to a news release from the university.

The performance will begin with a musical greeting by the Bread and Puppet String Band and conclude with the serving of the company’s sourdough rye bread and aioli.

The company is directed by Peter Schumann who founded the theater company in 1963 on New York City’s Lower East Side. In 1974 it moved to a farm in Glover in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, where a 140-year old hay barn was transformed into a museum for veteran puppets.

The theatrical production is sponsored by the UMF Arts Division and Temple Stream Theater.

Admission will cost $15 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. Bread and Puppet’s “Cheap Art” including: books, posters, postcards, pamphlets and banners from the Bread and Puppet Press will be for sale at the performance.

For more information, contact Gustavo Aguilar, UMF associate professor of experimental performance, at [email protected] or 778-7896.