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Rachel Shukan, Matt LaBerge and Kiersten Curtis

USM’s "Merry Wives of Windsor" Puts the Women in Control

Opening on Friday, March 3, and running through Sunday, March 12, the USM School of Music and Department of Theatre join forces in Nicolai’s fully-staged comic opera, "The Merry Wives of Windsor."
WCSH-TV photo

USM’s Andrew Harris featured on “207”

The TV program "207" featured Andrew Harris, the chair of USM's Department of Theatre, for a talk about his work as a storyteller. Harris is hosting a benefit reading on Dec. 11 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland. It's called "Mince Pies and Welsh Cakes." He'll be reading from Charles Dickens, Dylan Thomas and Kenneth Grahame.
Dance USM!

Dance USM! A Large Cast of Guest & Student Artists Present Diverse and Powerful Works of Movement and Poetry

This year’s Dance USM!, directed by Maria A. Tzianabos, features a large cast of students from many different USM majors and departments, performing on the main stage at Russell Hall and representing a wide variety of dance forms.
Mass Casualty Drill

USM Theatre and the 2016 Mass Casualty Incident Dril

Recently, USM Theatre Students & Staff participated in Portland International Jetport’s 2016 Mass Casualty Incident
The Cast of The Language Archive

The Language Archive by Julia Cho, Directed by Sara Valentine

The next Department of Theatre main stage production is the Language Archive by Julia Cho, directed by Sara Valentine, opening on Thursday, November 10.
Department of Theatre Faculty

An open letter to the USM Department of Theatre Community from the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Adam Tuchinsky, dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, welcomes three new faculty and one new staff member in the Department of Theatre.
Rinde Eckert

2016-2017 USM Theatre Season Preview

The USM Department of Theatre is pleased to present the 2016-2017 season of performances beginning with Under Milk Wood, directed by Andrew Harris.
The Guest House, Mask Acting Intensive at USM

The Mask Acting Intensive Performance of "The Guest House" at Russell Hall

The USM Department of Theatre presents students from the Mask Acting Intensive performing THE GUEST HOUSE on May 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage at Russell Hall on USM’s Gorham Campus.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? USM Department of Theatre’s Ambitious Spring Production of an American Class Directed by 49-Year Veteran Faculty Member, William Steele

The 1962 American classic by Edward Albee captured Professor Steele’s attention in 1964 in a bookstore in York, Maine, and changed his life forever. Now the USM Department of Theatre presents this emotionally charged classic from April 22 to May 1 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall.
Eric Berry-Sandelin and Ali Sarnacchiaro in Reefer Madness

Musical Theatre: Reefer Madness on the Main Stage, USM Gorham Campus

The USM Department of Theatre and the USM School of Music co-present the musical theatre production, Reefer Madness, based on a book by Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney, directed by Cary Libkin, musical direction by Ed Reichert, and choreography by Vanessa Beyland. The show runs from March 11 to 20 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus.

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