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'Molded by the Flow' world premiere receives extensive media recognition

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April 14 marked the world premiere of “Molded by the Flow,” a multimedia, interdisciplinary performance collaboration from the Libra Professorship at USM, the School of Music and departments of Theatre and Art. After a successful opening weekend at the Franco Center in Lewiston, the show will run from April 21-29 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall on USM’s Gorham campus.

Click here for remaining performance schedule and tickets. Don't miss your chance to see this show!

“Molded by the Flow” is a poetic, visual and musical narrative inspired by Southern Maine’s rich natural and human history. The multimedia performance explores how the state’s rivers, ocean, weather, plants and animals have inspired diverse groups of people to inhabit the area, thereby shaping the landscape and history of Maine.

Judy Harrison of the Bangor Daily News called the show "a triumph of academic cooperation that allowed students and faculty to create a multimedia production that envelops theatergoers with sights and sounds that not only tell a set of particular stories but evoke strong memories of their own experiences in Maine."

Click here to read Harrison's full review in the Bangor Daily News.

Other press for this show includes a "Maine Things Considered" story by Maine Public reporter Patty Wight, a preview story in the Lewiston Sun Journal, some behind-the-scenes interviews on "207", a review by Allan Kozinn of the Portland Press Herald and a review by Megan Grumbling of the Portland Phoenix.

Click here to listen to Department of Theatre faculty member Sara Valentine discuss the show on Maine's Big Z 92.7 FM.

April 21-29
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus

Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Gorham (Gorham opening night)
Saturday, April 22 at 2:00 p.m. Gorham
Sunday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. Gorham
Wednesday, April 26 at 5:00 p.m. Gorham
Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. Gorham
Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. Gorham

Watch the video below to learn more.