Theater At Monmouth

Theater At Monmouth
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The mission of Theater at Monmouth is to present innovative approaches to Shakespeare and other classic plays through professional productions that enrich the lives of people throughout the state of Maine.


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Theater at Monmouth’s 50th Anniversary Season Quilt Raffle

Monmouth, Maine – In honor of TAM’s 50th Season, Cumston Area Quilters have created a beautiful, handmade quilt to be raffled off as part of TAM’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. Raffle tickets are $10 for one; $25 for three. The…

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2019 Page to Stage Celebrates the Characters Larger Than Life and Older Than Time in Tall Tales Twice Told

Monmouth, ME - Theater at Monmouth continues its long-standing tradition of bringing adaptations of classic literature to students across Maine with its annual Page to Stage tour. TAM has provided literature-based education programs in schools and…

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Theater at Monmouth's 50th Anniversary Season Announced

SEASON 50: What Dreams May ComeTAM celebrates 50 years of presenting Classic Theatre in Maine. Our What Dreams May Come Season is bursting with works to make you laugh, cry, gasp, ponder, and experience a sense of wonder. Through classic…

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Theater at Monmouth Holds Maine EPAs and General Auditions

Theater at Monmouth will hold its annual EPAs and General Auditions in Maine on Monday, December 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Helen Melledy Hall, 775 Main Street, Monmouth, ME. NYC EPA’s will be held on Thursday, January 3 from 9:30 a.m.…

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Theater at Monmouth Dedicates 2018 Season to the Memory of Nancy Bates Ludewig

Monmouth, Maine – This summer, Theater at Monmouth celebrates wily, wicked, and wonderful women through classic literature’s most fantastic females. In this spirit, TAM dedicates the 2018 Roar: The Year of the Woman Season to Nancy Bates…

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2018 Page to Stage Celebrates the Wit and Wisdom of Fables in Aesop’s Guide to Friendship

Monmouth, ME - Theater at Monmouth continues its long-standing tradition of providing access to arts education for young people in Maine with its annual Page to Stage tour. TAM has provided literature-based education programs in schools and…

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Theater at Monmouth Announces 2018 Season 49: ROAR! The Year of the Woman

Season 49 celebrates wily, wicked, and wonderful women through classic literature’s most fantastic females. From fierce matriarchs to unfaithful wives and every Madonna in-between, Roar! The Year of the Woman spotlights the ladies who move…

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Theater at Monmouth Holds Maine EPAs and General Auditions

Theater at Monmouth will hold its annual EPAs and General Auditions in Maine on Monday, December 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Helen Melledy Hall, 775 Main Street, Monmouth, ME. NYC EPA’s will be held on Thursday, January 4 from 9:30 a.m.…

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Celebrating 48 years of Passionate Provocative Classic Theatre in Central Maine

Monmouth, Maine - This summer, Theater at Monmouth encourages you to "Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none" (All's Well That Ends Well). Through classic Shakespearean thrillers, contemporary romances, and fantastical flights of fantasy, the plays…

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2017 Page to Stage Celebrates Kindness, Generosity, and Environmental Stewardship

Monmouth, Maine - Theater at Monmouth continues its long-standing tradition of providing access to arts education for young people in Maine with its annual Page to Stage tour. TAM has provided literature-based education programs in schools and…

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Gender, Race, and Society Take Center Stage in Theater at Monmouth’s 2017 Season

Monmouth, Ma –  Theater at Monmouth encourages you to “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none” (All’s Well That Ends Well). The plays of Season 48 explore the role of power, passion, and privilege in families, friendships, society, and…

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Non-Union Actors for 2017 Season - Audition Notice

Theater at Monmouth seeks energetic and dynamic non-AEA performers for the 2017 Summer Repertory Season. Contract runs 10 weeks from June 13 through August 20 and includes housing (for non-residents of Maine), meals, and weekly stipend. Resumes must…

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New for 2016: Classics in Context Scholar Dialogues

Monmouth, ME -- Classics in Context will offer audiences a guide to the season through the critical, historical, artistic, and cultural perspectives wound into the words of each individual play. Classics in Context is made possible by the generous…

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Theater at Monmouth’s 2016 Vive la France! Season Sizzles All Summer

Monmouth, ME---For 2016 Theater at Monmouth invites you to unleash your inner Francophile for their Vive la France season! What do an unproven king, a swordsman with an astonishing nose, four pairs of lovers running amuck, and two meddling fathers…

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Theater at Monmouth’s Shakespeare in Maine Communities Tours Henry V Statewide

Monmouth, Maine – William Shakespeare’s dynamic and relentless history, Henry V, is TAM’s Shakespeare in Maine Communities offering for 2015. Henry V will tour for three weeks to schools and community centers across the state and run for one…

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Witches, Curses, and Ghosts Abound in Gilbert & Sullivan’s Ruddigore at TAM

Monmouth, Maine – Theater at Monmouth's 46th season continues with the opening of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse.  Filled with what The Daily Gazette called Gilbert’s “humorous satire” and Sullivan’s…

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Critics Become The Accused In The Real Inspector Hound At TAM

Monmouth, Maine – Season 46 continues at TAM with Tom Stoppard’s whodunit satire, The Real Inspector Hound opening.  A parody of the Agatha Christie-style parlor mystery, The Real Inspector Hound explores the thin line between the audience and…

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Mischief And Mayhem Reign In Theater At Monmouth’S A Midsummer Night’S Dream

Monmouth, Maine – William Shakespeare’s magical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. One of Shakespeare’s most popular plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream follows the journey of four young lovers as they find their way through the forest and to…

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Jealousy, Forgiveness, and Miracles in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale at TAM

Monmouth, ME---Season 46 continues at Theater at Monmouth with William Shakespeare’s timeless classic, The Winter’s Tale, opening Friday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. This enchanting tale explores the evils of jealousy and the power of forgiveness.…

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TAM Opens 'Magic, Murder, and Mayhem' Season with Turn of the Screw

Monmouth, ME---Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of the Henry James gothic novella The Turn of the Screw opens at Theater at Monmouth. This suspenseful tale of good versus evil and natural versus supernatural takes audiences on a frantic foray into the…

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Friendship and Fantasy in TAM’s Fool of the World and the Flying Ship

Monmouth, ME - Theater at Monmouth's Family Show opens June 27 at 7:30 p.m. with a production of The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship. Adapted by Dawn McAndrews, this classic Russian fairy tale encourages the power of believing in yourself, the…

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A Season of Magic, Murder, and Mayhem comes to TAM in 2015

Monmouth, ME - For 2015 Theater at Monmouth has planned a season of Magic, Murder, and Mayhem! Season 46 peeks into nature of reality and illusion, pokes fun at the foibles and fables of romances young and old, and will prick-up the hairs on the…

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Exploring Classic Literature and Creativity at Theater at Monmouth

Monmouth, ME - In 2015 Theater at Monmouth continues its long tradition of arts education for young people with two programs: Page to Stage and the Write On! Student Playwriting Project. Each program provides students hands-on opportunities to…

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Psychic Reading Seminar to Benefit TAM’s Magic, Murder, and Mayhem Season

Monmouth, ME - Have you always wanted to learn more about the afterlife? Interested in the history of ghost sightings in Cumston Hall? Then join us for an engaging evening with Psychic Medium Angelina Diana who will present inspirational readings…

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Theater at Monmouth Seeks Male Actor for Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale

Theater at Monmouth seeks a non-Equity, male actor between the ages of 9 and 12 to play the role of Mamillius in the 2015 Summer Repertory Season production of The Winter’s Tale. The production rehearses and runs for 10 weeks from June 15 through…

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Celebrating 46 years of Making Theatre Magic in Central Maine

Monmouth, ME -- In 2015, Theater at Monmouth celebrates not only 46 years of producing classic theatre, but also 46 years of providing access to engaging arts education experiences for our community. TAM’s mission is to present innovative…

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Theater at Monmouth 2015 Season Auditions

Monmouth, ME -- Theater at Monmouth (TAM) will hold its annual summer company auditions in Cumston Hall. The 2015 Summer Season includes: Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale directed by Dawn McAndrews and A Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by…

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Ring in the Holiday Season with TAM’s This Wonderful Life

Monmouth, ME - This winter, Steve Murray’s adaptation of Frank Capra’s holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, returns to Theater at Monmouth. With its hilariously touching message of hope and love, This Wonderful Life reminds us of the power…

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Monmouth, ME -- William Shakespeare’s swift and relentless tragedy, Macbeth, comes to Theater at Monmouth. Filled with ghosts, witches, and dark prophecies, Macbeth will run for one weekend only in Cumston Hall before heading out on the road as…

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Non-Equity Performers Sought for Theater at Monmouth’s Tour of Macbeth

Auditions for Theater at Monmouth’s Shakespeare in Maine Communities Tour of Macbeth at Helen Melledy Hall, 775 Main Street, Monmouth, ME. The production will be performed with a cast of seven actors. All roles are available and current doubling…

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Acclaimed Memoir Receives World Premiere at Theater at Monmouth

Monmouth, ME - Theater at Monmouth presents a world-premiere adaptation of Hannah Nyala’s memoir Point Last Seen featuring Odelle Bowman. Join Odelle Bowman for this work-in-progress presentation as she tells the story of Hannah Nyala, search and…

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The Beatles are Back in TAM’s The Making of A Hard Day’s Night

Monmouth, ME - The British Invasion continues at Theater at Monmouth with Mark S. Cartier’s presentation The Making of a Hard Day’s Night. Join TAM favorite, Mark S. Cartier, as he covers a ten-month period in the history of the most influential…

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Performers Sought for TAM’s Fall Production: The Sorcerer

Auditions for Theater at Monmouth fall production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Sorcerer will be held at Cumston Hall, Monmouth.   Interested singers, dancers, and actors are invited to schedule an audition for the production which will be…

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'Once Upon a Time' Comes to Life at TAM this Summer

Monmouth, ME - Theater at Monmouth's Family Show opens with a world premiere production Tales from the Blue Fairy Book based on Andrew Lang’s Blue Fairy Book. Adapted by Dawn McAndrews, Tales from the Blue Fairy Book bursts with classic tales from…

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British Invasion Storms Monmouth with Variety Show

Monmouth, ME -- Theater at Monmouth kicks off its 45th Anniversary Season with the return of Black Fly Follies on Saturday, July 5 at 7:30 pm. TAM’s annual variety show, which turns 15 this season, introduces audiences to the summer repertory…

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Theater at Monmouth Celebrate 45 Years of Arts Education with Spring Tour and Write On!

Monmouth, ME -- Theater at Monmouth will celebrate 45 years of arts education for young people throughout Maine with two arts learning programs: Page to Stage and the Write On! Student Playwriting Project. Each program provides students hands-on…

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Theater at Monmouth 2014 Season Announcement

Monmouth, ME – The British are coming to Monmouth for Theater at Monmouth’s 45th season. The British Invasion, running from June 28 through September 28, 2014, features a line-up of plays from England’s greatest playwrights.  In celebration…

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Monmouth Chili Chowder Challenge Results

Monmouth’s Inaugural Chili Chowder Challenge Great Success!Raises $1,200 for Monmouth's Families Helping Families Fuel Assistance FundMonmouth, ME---Community Partner Monmouth’s inaugural Chili Chowder Challenge featured thirty-three chilis,…

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Beat Cabin Fever at the Monmouth Chili Chowder Challenge!

Support Monmouth's Families Helping Families Fuel Assistance FundMonmouth, ME - Local businesses and organizations are pulling together to fight cabin fever for the inaugural Monmouth Chili Chowder Challenge. The event features awards for Best…

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Community Groups Partner to Light Up the Holidays!

Monmouth, ME -- Downtown Monmouth is the place to be on Sunday, December 1 for Light up the Holidays! an afternoon filled with holiday cheer celebrating downtown Monmouth and our surrounding community. The annual tree lighting in front of the…

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Ring in the Holiday Season with TAM’s This Wonderful Life

Monmouth, ME - This winter, Steve Murray’s adaptation of Frank Capra’s holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, returns to Theater at Monmouth. With its hilariously touching message of hope and love, This Wonderful Life reminds us of the power…

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TAM Brings the Bard Back to School

Monmouth, ME -- William Shakespeare’s comic romp of disguise and devotion comes to Theater at Monmouth! Filled with mistaken identities, silly pranks, and romantic entanglements, Twelfth Night will run for one weekend only in Cumston…

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Write On! Student Playwriting Festival: The Next Generation of Maine Writers

Monmouth, ME -- Theater at Monmouth is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Write On! Student Playwriting Festival. The Festival is the final destination for the year that was filled with teacher professional development, in-school…

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Fun and Frivolity Ensue in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience at Theater at Monmouth

Monmouth, ME -- Theater at Monmouth's 44th season continues with the opening of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera, Patience, or Bunthorne’s Bride. The society ladies in the village are mad for aesthetic poets but the poets are in love with…

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A Symphony for One Voice in TAM's Year of Magical Thinking

Monmouth, ME - Rounding out Theater at Monmouth's 2013 summer fare is Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking, In this adaptation of her best-selling memoir of the same name, Didion presents a life-affirming approach to the grief experienced…

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Performance - The Taming of the Shrew

'Rolling the Dice on Married Life' Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew next up at TAM Monmouth, ME -- William Shakespeare’s epic battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew opens at Theater at Monmouth on Friday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. In…

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Monty Python Meets Don Quixote in Theater at Monmouth’s Season 44 Opener

Monmouth, ME---Theater at Monmouth kicks off Season 44 on Thursday, July 4 at 7:30 p.m. with Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle. Monty Python meets Don Quixote in this hilarious comedy by one of Shakespeare’s most…

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Theater at Monmouth's Presents 'Velveteen Rabbit'

Family Classic Comes to Life in World Premiere Adaptation Monmouth, ME -- Theater at Monmouth's summer Family Show opens with a world premiere production of Margery Williams' The Velveteen Rabbit. Adapted by Dawn McAndrews, Velveteen Rabbit tells…

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Theater at Monmouth's 2013 Season

Monmouth, Maine – Theater at Monmouth is proud to announce its 44th season: A Season for Lovers, running from July 5 through August 18, 2013.Every Friday in July, Theater at Monmouth will open a new production filled with the ups and downs of love…

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Theater at Monmouth Helen Melledy Hall Ribbon Cutting

Theater at Monmouth is pleased to celebrate the official opening of Helen Melledy Hall with a Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Located at 775 Main Street in Monmouth, Helen Melledy Hall (HMH) is in the center of the designated downtown area of the…

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Theater At Monmouth Celebrates Family And Community In A Stage Adaptation Of The Holiday Classic It’s A Wonderful Life

Monmouth, Maine – Theater at Monmouth's 43rd season concludes with award-winning playwright Steve Murray's hilariously touching adaptation of Frank Capra’s, It’s a Wonderful Life. Brimming with hope and humor, This Wonderful Life reminds us of…

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The Readiness is All: Theater at Monmouth Tours Hamlet

Monmouth, ME---Theater at Monmouth's Shakespeare in Maine Communities tour of Hamlet will play statewide at schools and performing arts centers October 22 through November 9, 2012. Seven actors take on this murder/revenge tragedy of a court in…

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TAM Presents 'Of Thee I Sing'

Political Satire and Toe-Tapping Tunes In TAM's Fall Musical Of Thee I SingMonmouth, Maine – Theater at Monmouth's 43rd season continues with the opening of the Gilbert & Sullivan-inspired musical Of Thee I Sing. Politicians, pundits, and…

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Sidesplitting Fun with The Harold: Improv with a Twist

Monmouth, ME---Theater at Monmouth's 43rd summer season continues with special event The Harold: Improv with a Twist, one night only. Recommended for mature audiences, The Harold features the comedic talents of The Focus Group, Maine’s premier…

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Williams' Classic American Drama The Glass Menagerie Next Up at TAM

Monmouth, Maine – Theater at Monmouth's summer repertory season continues with the opening of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. A symphony for four actors, The Glass Menagerie portrays a family's struggle to maintain the precarious balance…

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