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  Lincoln Theater Annual Meeting
Showing:
Tue, Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm
This year's meeting will offer the first look in the state of Maine at the newest film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, The Vietnam War. Open to members and nonmembers.
   
 
  Y-ARTS Theater Music Camp Show: Honk Jr!
Showing:
Wed, Aug 23 @ 1 pm
Wed, Aug 23 @ 5 pm
Join the Y-Arts Theater Music campers, grades 1-9, as they perform a fully staged Broadway Junior musical.
   
 
  Theater Dark.
Showing:
Thu, Aug 24 @ 9 am
Fri, Aug 25 @ 9 am
Sat, Aug 26 @ 9 am
Sun, Aug 27 @ 9 am
Wed, Aug 30 @ 9 am
Thu, Aug 31 @ 9 am
Fri, Sep 1 @ 9 am
Sat, Sep 2 @ 9 am
Sun, Sep 3 @ 9 am
Wed, Sep 6 @ 9 am
Thu, Sep 7 @ 9 am
Theater dark as we refinish the auditorium floor. Office will be open Tuesday - Thursday 10AM - 1 PM.
   
 
  Stories to Screen: Roald Dahl - Matilda (PG)
Showing:
Sat, Sep 16 @ 10 am
The story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable. (1996)
   
 
  NT Live: Yerma
Showing:
Thu, Sep 21 @ 2 pm
Thu, Sep 21 @ 7 pm
Set in contemporary London, Billie Piper’s portrayal of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking, climax.
   
 
  The Home Road
Showing:
Sat, Sep 23 @ 2 pm
The Home Road: Film screening and discussion/Q&A with filmmaker Tonya Shevenell, and her father Ray, the trekker. Music by Sumner McKane.
   
 
  Maine's Harvest Miss Pageant
Showing:
Sun, Oct 1 @ 2 pm
The search for who will represent Maine at the 2018 USA National Miss Pageant in Boca Raton, Florida is about to begin.
   
 
  E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (PG)
Showing:
Fri, Oct 6 @ 7 pm
Sat, Oct 7 @ 7 pm
Sun, Oct 8 @ 7 pm
Celebrate Pumpkinfest weekend with an old classic about a troubled child who summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Bellini's Norma
Showing:
Sat, Oct 7 @ 1 pm
Kicking off the 12th season of Live in HD with a new production of Bellini’s Norma directed by Sir David McVicar and conducted by Carlo Rizzi, starring one of the world’s most acclaimed Normas, Sondra Radvanovsky.
   
 
  Damariscotta Pumpkinfest and Regatta Live!
Showing:
Mon, Oct 9 @ 12 pm
Watch the regatta live from the comfort of the theater. Free and open to the public.
   
 
  Pumpkinfest Free Family Matinee: The Secret Life of Pets (PG)
Showing:
Mon, Oct 9 @ 2 pm
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
Showing:
Sat, Oct 14 @ 1 pm
Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Tony Award winner Julie Taymor’s production of Mozart’s masterpiece, Die Zauberflöte. Pre-opera talk at 11:45 AM.
   
 
  Stories to Screen: Roald Dahl - The Witches (PG)
Showing:
Sat, Oct 21 @ 10 am
A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse. (1990)
   
 
  The Bolshoi Ballet: Le Corsaire
Showing:
Sun, Oct 22 @ 1 pm
Amidst a bustling Turkish market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankedem's bazaar. Conrad kidnaps Medora when Lankedem decides to sell her to the Pasha.
   
 
  John le Carré - An Evening with George Smiley
Showing:
Sat, Oct 28 @ 2 pm
Captured live from London's Royal Festival Hall, join us for a celebration of one of the world’s greatest writers as he shares the secrets behind the creation of his most beloved character.
   
 
  Stories to Screen: Roald Dahl - Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG)
Showing:
Sat, Nov 11 @ 10 am
George Clooney and Meryl Streep lend their voices to this hilarious and heartwarming animated adventure from visionary director Wes Anderson.
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Adès' The Exterminating Angel
Showing:
Sat, Nov 18 @ 1 pm
The Exterminating Angel has its Met premiere this season, conducted by the composer, Thomas Adès. The 2016 opera, co-commissioned by the Met and sung in English, is based on the screenplay by Luis Buñuel and Luis Alcoriza for the acclaimed 1962 Buñuel film.
   
 
  The Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew (encore)
Showing:
Sun, Nov 19 @ 1 pm
Baptista struggles to marry off his tempestuous daughter Katharina, a shrew who denies that any man could possibly be her match. However when she meets Petruchio, who is as ill-tempered as she, the two forces of nature ignite an unexpected and explosive encounter.
   
 
  Exhibition on Screen: Canaletto and the Art of Venice
Showing:
Sat, Dec 2 @ 2 pm
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN open its fifth season with Canaletto & the Art of Venice, an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter. No artist better captures the essence and allure of Venice than Giovanni Antonio Canal, better known as Canaletto.
   
 
  NT Live: Young Marx
Showing:
Thu, Dec 7 @ 2 pm
Thu, Dec 7 @ 7 pm
1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy.
   
 
  Stories to Screen: Roald Dahl - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (G) 1971
Showing:
Sat, Dec 9 @ 10 am
Enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy.
   
 
  The Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker (encore)
Showing:
Sun, Dec 17 @ 1 pm
A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic.
   
 
  The Bolshoi Theater: Romeo and Juliet
Showing:
Sun, Jan 21 @ 1 pm
In Verona, Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love while their respective families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are caught in a bitter rivalry ending in heart­-wrenching tragedy…
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Puccini's Tosca
Showing:
Sat, Jan 27 @ 1 pm
James Levine conducts a new staging of Puccini’s dramatic tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar. Pre-opera talk at 11:45 AM.
   
 
  Exhibition on Screen: David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts
Showing:
Sat, Feb 3 @ 2 pm
A Bigger Picture 2012 & 82 Portraits and One Still Life 2016. David Hockney is Britain’s most popular artist and arguably equally popular around the globe. Now entering his 9th decade, he shows absolutely no evidence of slowing down or losing any of his enthusiasm and verve. This intimate, revealing film focuses on this later work – essentially two major (and hugely successful) shows held in 2012 and 2016 at the Royal Academy of Art in London.
   
 
  The Bolshoi Ballet: The Lady of the Camellias (encore)
Showing:
Sun, Feb 4 @ 1 pm
At a theatre performance of ‘Manon Lescaut’,the young and naive Armand is utterly captivated after meeting the ravishing and most desirable courtesan Marguerite Gautier. Their encounter gives birth to a passionate yet doomed love…
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore
Showing:
Sat, Feb 10 @ 12 pm
Donizetti’s comic gem L’Elisir d’Amore, staged by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Domingo Hindoyan. Pre-opera talk at 10:45 AM.
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Puccini's La Bohème
Showing:
Sat, Feb 24 @ 12:30 pm
An exciting young cast stars in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of La Bohème, the most-performed opera in Met history.
   
 
  The Bolshoi Ballet: The Flames of Paris
Showing:
Sun, Mar 4 @ 1 pm
In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris to support the revolutionary effort that is taking over the capital. While fighting for freedom, they both encounter love along the way…
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Rossini's Semiramide
Showing:
Sat, Mar 10 @ 1 pm
This masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance—its first in nearly 25 years—with Maurizio Benini on the podium.
   
 
  NT Live: Julius Caesar
Showing:
Thu, Mar 22 @ 2 pm
Thu, Mar 22 @ 7 pm
Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Mozart's Così fan tutte
Showing:
Sat, Mar 31 @ 1 pm
A winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision of Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island.
   
 
  The Bolshoi Ballet: Giselle (encore)
Showing:
Sun, Apr 8 @ 1 pm
When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves,she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death…
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Verdi's Luisa Miller
Showing:
Sat, Apr 14 @ 12:30 pm
James Levine and Plácido Domingo add yet another chapter to their legendary Met collaboration with this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczala in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years.
   
 
  The Met Live in HD: Massenet's Cendrillon
Showing:
Sat, Apr 28 @ 1 pm
For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous take on the Cinderella story comes to the Met, with Joyce DiDonato starring in the title role. Pre-opera talk at 11:45 AM.
   
 
  The Bolshoi Ballet: Coppélia
Showing:
Sun, Jun 10 @ 1 pm
Swanhilda notices her fiancé Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppélia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppélia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson…
   
 
 
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