Mt. Ararat Stage Company
Fri, March 10, at 7:30 pm
Sat, March 11, at 7:30 pm
Sun, March 12, at 3 pm
Director: Adam Blais.
This Tony Award-nominated, hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure about following your dreams despite the limitations others set for you, rolls along to the original hit score composed by pop-rock legends, Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. Based on the Universal Pictures cult classic movie of the same title, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly, Xanadu is hilarity on wheels for adults, children and anyone who has ever wanted to feel inspired. Tickets on sale here.
Kira (Clio): Maddie Plant
Muse of history and the leader of the muses.
Sonny Malone: Daniel Blake
A self-critical and depressed, mortal, chalk artist who falls in love with Kira.
Danny Maguire (Zeus): Kevin Bolduc
The hard-nosed "all work and no play" businessman who owns the theater.
Calliope (Aphrodite): Elyssa Eldridge
The Muse of epics.
Melpomene (Medusa): Faith Williams
Muse of tragedy.
Thalia (Siren/Tubes Singer/Cyclops): Connor Bolduc
Muse of comedy.
Euterpe (Siren/Andrews Sister/Thetis): Riley Robertson
Muse of music.
Erato (Siren/Hera): Kate Graeff
Muse of lyrics and erotica.
Terpsicore (Siren/Tubes Singer/Centaur): Jeremy Pellegrini
Muse of dance.
Urania (Siren/Andrews Sister): Kelsie Dickey
Muse of Astronomy
Polyhymina (Siren/Andrews Sister): Bailey Charron
Muse of Sacred Music
Young Danny/Hermes: Griffen Downs
God of Commerce
Eros/Siren/Dance Captain: Erin Schott
God of Love
Siren/Young Woman: Emily Robbins
Mark your Calendar!
Fundraiser for Orion--
Tues., Apr. 4, all day
Enjoy gelato at Gelato Fiasco, 74 Maine St., Brunswick, present a voucher, and they donate 100% of the proceeds to the Orion. Vouchers available soon.
Rent the Orion for your next event.
See a performance or lease our space for your event. Theater, Dance, Music, Conferences -- the Orion has it all! Rental info on rentals page and below. Call 729-2950, x 7 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for info. We're in Mt. Ararat Middle School, 66 Republic Ave,
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Thurs, March 14
Performance at 7 pm
Snow date: March 21
High School bands from Mt. Ararat, Brunswick, and Morse (Bath) rehearse and present a stellar show for the community. A great, long-standing collaboration--don't miss !
Midcoast Symphony Orchestra
"Pops at the Opera" Instrumental works from favorite Operas
Sun, March 19, 2:30 pm
Guest Conductor: Eric Hewitt
Johann Strauss, Jr: Overture to Die Fledermaus ; Wagner: “Liebestod” from Tristan und Isolde;
Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 2; Ponchielli: “Dance of the Hours” from La gioconda; Puccini: “Intermezzo” from Manon Lescaut, Act III; Tchaikovsky: “Polonaise” from Eugene Onegin, Op 24; Verdi: “Prelude” from La Traviata, Act I; Richard Strauss: “Waltz Sequence” from Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
Tix: $20; Students under 19 free. Available online www.midcoastsymphony.org or at door. (Not affiliated with or endorsed by the school or district.)
Raffle to support
capital needs at the Orion is underway.
We are raising money for
improved lights and sound. Our proscenium curtains will be installed this spring.
* Two-night stay in garden room,
Portland Harbor Hotel.
*Red Sox items, including player Pablo Sandoval autographed photo, 2 drinking glasses, 4 coasters, spoon rest, can cover.
*N.E. Patriots items, including player Nate Solder autographed photo, 2 drinking glasses, 4 coasters, spoon rest, can cover.
*Voucher for 4 tickets to Portland Sea Dogs game, summer, 2017.
*Basket of Maine Red Claws items including team photo, 2 play basketballs, lanyard, booklet.
*Music and Art basket, including $25 gift card to The Music Center; Brunswick, 4 tickets to Midcoast Symphony concert in May; colored pencils, posters and books for coloring.
Tickets $1 or 6 for $5--available from Orion Coordinator Judy Lloyd, email@example.com and at Orion events until March 22, when drawing takes place at the Middle School Band Concert.
The Orion Performing Arts Center welcomes exciting performers and artists from our local area and around the world. See and hear:
is to cultivate in our schools and communities an appreciation and understanding of how the performing arts—music, drama, and dance—deepen and illuminate what it means to be human. For people of all ages, OPAC promotes a community of fluent learners, critical thinkers, and creative contributors to our society. The Orion Performing Arts Center is a cultural beacon in the region, allowing the community at large to experience first-rate live performances by students, amateurs, and professionals.