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July 2019

Waterville Rocks! with Tinsley Ellis & Cold Engines

Fri. Jul 26

Castonguay Square

TINSLEY ELLIS & COLD ENGINES This is a FREE event! About Waterville Rocks! Waterville Rocks! is a free, family-friendly concert series held in downtown Waterville’s Castonguay Square. Established in 2016 by local business leaders and arts-focused organizations, Waterville Rocks! has become an annual community celebration of all-things-music held in the great outdoors. Highlights include a…

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Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp: Snow White

Mon. Jul 29 - Sat. Aug 3

Waterville Opera House

Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs July 29 – August 3, 2019 Waterville Opera House collaborates with Missoula Children’s Theatre, an internationally recognized touring group, to present sessions of theater camp during February and summer vacations for students in the first through eighth grades. Each week concludes with a fully realized…

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August 2019

Waterville Rocks! with Enter the Haggis & Tricky Britches

Fri. Aug 2

Castonguay Square

ENTER THE HAGGIS & TRICKY BRITCHES This is a FREE event! About Waterville Rocks! Waterville Rocks! is a free, family-friendly concert series held in downtown Waterville’s Castonguay Square. Established in 2016 by local business leaders and arts-focused organizations, Waterville Rocks! has become an annual community celebration of all-things-music held in the great outdoors. Highlights include…

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Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp: Robinson Crusoe

Mon. Aug 5 - Sat. Aug 10

Waterville Opera House

Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp: Robinson Crusoe August 5 – 10, 2019 Waterville Opera House collaborates with Missoula Children’s Theatre, an internationally recognized touring group, to present sessions of theater camp during February and summer vacations for students in the first through eighth grades. Each week concludes with a fully realized performance, with scenery, costumes, and…

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Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp: Pinocchio

Mon. Aug 12 - Sat. Aug 17

Waterville Opera House

Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp: Pinocchio August 12 – 17, 2019 Waterville Opera House collaborates with Missoula Children’s Theatre, an internationally recognized touring group, to present sessions of theater camp during February and summer vacations for students in the first through eighth grades. Each week concludes with a fully realized performance, with scenery, costumes, and props.…

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Thu. Aug 29 - February 16, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Echo in the Valley is the follow up to Béla and Abigail's acclaimed, self-titled debut that earned the 2016 Grammy for Best Folk Album. This time around, the mission was to take their double banjo combination of three finger and clawhammer styles "to the next level and find things to do together that we had…

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September 2019

The Divine Sister

Thu. Sep 5

Waterville Opera House

September 5, 6, 7 at 7:30pm September 8 at 2:00pm Written by Charles Busch Directed by Beth Lambert The Divine Sister is an outrageous comic homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns. Evoking such films as The Song of Bernadette, The Bells of St. Mary's, The Singing Nun, and Agnes of God, The Divine…

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The Divine Sister

Fri. Sep 6

Waterville Opera House

September 5, 6, 7 at 7:30pm September 8 at 2:00pm Written by Charles Busch Directed by Beth Lambert The Divine Sister is an outrageous comic homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns. Evoking such films as The Song of Bernadette, The Bells of St. Mary's, The Singing Nun, and Agnes of God, The Divine…

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The Divine Sister

Sat. Sep 7

Waterville Opera House

September 5, 6, 7 at 7:30pm September 8 at 2:00pm Written by Charles Busch Directed by Beth Lambert The Divine Sister is an outrageous comic homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns. Evoking such films as The Song of Bernadette, The Bells of St. Mary's, The Singing Nun, and Agnes of God, The Divine…

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The Divine Sister

Sun. Sep 8

Waterville Opera House

September 5, 6, 7 at 7:30pm September 8 at 2:00pm Written by Charles Busch Directed by Beth Lambert The Divine Sister is an outrageous comic homage to nearly every Hollywood film involving nuns. Evoking such films as The Song of Bernadette, The Bells of St. Mary's, The Singing Nun, and Agnes of God, The Divine…

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Jonny Lang in Concert

Fri. Sep 13

Waterville Opera House

It is hard to believe that at 36 years old Jonny Lang has already had a successful career for two decades! Since the release of his debut album, Grammy Award winning Jonny Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. The path Lang has been on…

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42nd Street: Broadcast from London

Sat. Sep 21

Waterville Opera House

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from London. Running time: 2 hours, 35 minutes (one intermission) 42nd Street is the song and dance, American dream fable of Broadway, featuring the West End’s biggest cast on Theatreland’s oldest stage, Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Featuring the iconic songs 42nd Street, We’re In The Money, Lullaby Of…

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NTL: The Lehman Trilogy

Sun. Sep 22

Waterville Opera House

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from London. Running time: 3 hours, 20 minutes The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman…

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Keller Williams

Thu. Sep 26

Waterville Opera House

Keller Williams released his first album in 1994, FREEK, and has since given each of his albums a single syllable title: BUZZ, SPUN, BREATHE, LOOP, LAUGH, HOME, DANCE, STAGE, GRASS, DREAM, TWELVE, LIVE, ODD, THIEF, KIDS, BASS, PICK, FUNK, VAPE, SYNC and RAW, , those who have followed his career will know this. Each title…

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Kinky Boots: Broadcast from London

Sat. Sep 28

Waterville Opera House

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from London. Running time: 2 hours, 13 minutes (one intermission) With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), this‘dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting’ (Time Out)…

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October 2019

Graham Nash – An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories

Wed. Oct 2

Waterville Opera House

Legendary artist Graham Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee - with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies. He was also inducted twice into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, as a solo artist and with CSN, and he is a GRAMMY Award winner. Towering above virtually everything that Graham…

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Max Weinberg’s Jukebox

Sat. Oct 5

Waterville Opera House

Max Weinberg is an American drummer and television personality, most widely known as the longtime drummer for Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, and as the bandleader for Conan O'Brien on Late Night and The Tonight Show.   Max Weinberg's Jukebox: A truly interactive experience, Weinberg invites the audience to create the set list, in real…

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The Met: Turandot

Sat. Oct 12

Waterville Opera House

THIS IS A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY. Written by: Puccini Approximate Running Time: 3 hours (2 intermissions) Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the…

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NTL: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sun. Oct 20

Waterville Opera House

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from London. Running time: 2 hours, 40 minutes “The course of true love never did run smooth.” A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical…

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The Met: Manon

Sat. Oct 26

Waterville Opera House

THIS IS A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY. Written by: Massenet Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, 50 minutes (2 intermissions) Massenet’s tale of passion, excess, and their consequences stars rising soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role. Tenor Michael Fabiano is her ardent admirer, Chevalier des Grieux, with…

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Bolshoi Ballet: Raymonda

Sun. Oct 27

Waterville Opera House

THIS IS A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE BOLSHOI BALLET IN MOSCOW. Written by: Alexander Glazunov Choreography by: Marius Petipa Approximate Running Time: 3 hours (intermissions TBA) Raymonda is betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a…

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November 2019

Disney’s Newsies the Musical

Fri. Nov 8

Waterville Opera House

November 8, 9, 15 at 7:30pm November 10, 16, 17 at 2:00pm Music by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Directed by Debra Susi Sponsored by Camden National Bank and Lipman & Katz Attorneys Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy…

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The Met: Madama Butterfly

Sat. Nov 9

Waterville Opera House

THIS IS A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY. Written by: Puccini Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, 10 minutes (2 intermissions) Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores,…

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Disney’s Newsies the Musical

Sat. Nov 9

Waterville Opera House

November 8, 9, 15 at 7:30pm November 10, 16, 17 at 2:00pm Music by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Directed by Debra Susi Sponsored by Camden National Bank and Lipman & Katz Attorneys Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy…

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Disney’s Newsies the Musical

Sun. Nov 10

Waterville Opera House

November 8, 9, 15 at 7:30pm November 10, 16, 17 at 2:00pm Music by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Directed by Debra Susi Sponsored by Camden National Bank and Lipman & Katz Attorneys Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy…

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Disney’s Newsies the Musical

Fri. Nov 15

Waterville Opera House

November 8, 9, 15 at 7:30pm November 10, 16, 17 at 2:00pm Music by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Directed by Debra Susi Sponsored by Camden National Bank and Lipman & Katz Attorneys Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy…

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Disney’s Newsies the Musical

Sat. Nov 16

Waterville Opera House

November 8, 9, 15 at 7:30pm November 10, 16, 17 at 2:00pm Music by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Directed by Debra Susi Sponsored by Camden National Bank and Lipman & Katz Attorneys Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy…

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Disney’s Newsies the Musical

Sun. Nov 17

Waterville Opera House

November 8, 9, 15 at 7:30pm November 10, 16, 17 at 2:00pm Music by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein Directed by Debra Susi Sponsored by Camden National Bank and Lipman & Katz Attorneys Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy…

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Postmodern Jukebox: A Very Postmodern Christmas

Mon. Nov 18

Waterville Opera House

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox--the rotating supergroup devoted to period covers of pop songs, which Bradlee created in a basement apartment in Queens, New York--is a bona fide global sensation, having collected more than three million subscribers on YouTube while selling out major venues around the world and developing previously unknown talent into superstar singers. This…

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The Met: Akhnaten

Sat. Nov 23

Waterville Opera House

THIS IS A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY. Written by: Philip Glass Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes (2 intermissions) Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo headlines American composer Philip Glass’s transcendent contemporary creation, with Karen Kamensek conducting. Phelim McDermott’s stunning production employs a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers…

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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Fri. Nov 29

Waterville Opera House

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas One of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia’s most important exports and a superstar in the Celtic music world (though she’s far too humble to admit it), fiddler and step-dancer Natalie MacMaster has built a sterling, multi-decade career on electrifying playing and must-see live performances. Her extensive discography…

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Paula Poundstone

Sat. Nov 30

Waterville Opera House

PAULA POUNDSTONE RETURNS TO WATERVILLE OPERA HOUSE! Paula Poundstone is a humorist, author and comedian known for her clever, observational humor and spontaneous wit. When she isn’t collecting hotel soaps while on tour or panel-ing on NPR’s #1 show, Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!, Paula hosts the popular Maximum Fun podcast, Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone.…

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January 2020

NTL: Present Laughter

January 5, 2020

Waterville Opera House

This performance is an encore HD broadcast from London. Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s Sherlock, Fleabag) in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by…

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The Met: Wozzeck

January 11, 2020

Waterville Opera House

THIS IS A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY. Written by: Alban Berg Approximate Running Time: 1 hours, 30 minutes (no intermission) Berg’s 20th-century shocker stars baritone Peter Mattei in the title role, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium and soprano Elza van den Heever as the long-suffering…

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Miss Holmes

January 24, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Written by Christopher M. Walsh Directed by Debra Susi When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater…

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Miss Holmes

January 25, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Written by Christopher M. Walsh Directed by Debra Susi When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater…

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Miss Holmes

January 26, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Written by Christopher M. Walsh Directed by Debra Susi When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater…

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Miss Holmes

January 31, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Written by Christopher M. Walsh Directed by Debra Susi When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater…

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February 2020

The Met: Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

February 1, 2020

Waterville Opera House

THIS IS A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY. Written by: The Gershwins Approximate Running Time: 3 hours, 15 minutes (1 intermission) The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece has its first Met performances in almost three decades, starring bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James…

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Miss Holmes

February 1, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Written by Christopher M. Walsh Directed by Debra Susi When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater…

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Miss Holmes

February 2, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Written by Christopher M. Walsh Directed by Debra Susi When an anonymous note sends a newlywed wife looking for help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector whose wives have a habit of turning up dead. But this Holmes and Watson face far greater…

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April 2020

Tuck Everlasting the Musical

April 10, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Music by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen Book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle Directed by Debra Susi What would you do if you had all eternity? Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get…

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Tuck Everlasting the Musical

April 11, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Music by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen Book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle Directed by Debra Susi What would you do if you had all eternity? Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get…

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Tuck Everlasting the Musical

April 11, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Music by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen Book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle Directed by Debra Susi What would you do if you had all eternity? Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get…

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Tuck Everlasting the Musical

April 17, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Music by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen Book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle Directed by Debra Susi What would you do if you had all eternity? Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get…

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Tuck Everlasting the Musical

April 18, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Music by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen Book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle Directed by Debra Susi What would you do if you had all eternity? Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get…

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Tuck Everlasting the Musical

April 19, 2020

Waterville Opera House

Music by Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen Book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle Directed by Debra Susi What would you do if you had all eternity? Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get…

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