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Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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For over 75 years The Grand has been the center of downeast Maine’s cultural community, enriching the lives of people of all ages.

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June 2017

CineGrand: Paterson

June 27 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee "Paterson"-(2016. USA. 1hr, 55min. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. R.) Paterson (Adam Driver- "Girls" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens") is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey--they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, observing the city as it drifts across his windshield and overhearing fragments of conversation swirling around him; he writes poetry into a notebook; he…

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CineGrand: Paterson (subtitled)

June 28 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee "Paterson"-(2016. USA. 1hr, 55min. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. R.) Paterson (Adam Driver- "Girls" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens") is a bus driver in the city of Paterson, New Jersey--they share the name. Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, observing the city as it drifts across his windshield and overhearing fragments of conversation swirling around him; he writes poetry into a notebook; he…

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TruMovie: I Am Not Your Negro

June 30 @ 7:30 pm
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The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee "I Am Not Your Negro"-(2016. USA 1 hr, 33 min. Directed by Raoul Peck. PG-13.) One of this year's Oscar™-nominated documentaries this Grand encore screening is a film based on a never-finished book by the incendiary American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic, James Baldwin. In 1979, Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary,…

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July 2017

TruMovie: I Am Not Your Negro

July 1 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on July 1, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee "I Am Not Your Negro"-(2016. USA 1 hr, 33 min. Directed by Raoul Peck. PG-13.) One of this year's Oscar™-nominated documentaries this Grand encore screening is a film based on a never-finished book by the incendiary American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic, James Baldwin. In 1979, Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary,…

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TruMovie: I Am Not Your Negro

July 1 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on July 1, 2017 at 7:30pm

One event on July 1, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee "I Am Not Your Negro"-(2016. USA 1 hr, 33 min. Directed by Raoul Peck. PG-13.) One of this year's Oscar™-nominated documentaries this Grand encore screening is a film based on a never-finished book by the incendiary American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic, James Baldwin. In 1979, Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary,…

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195th Army Band – Patriotic Concert

July 7 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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The Ellsworth American is a media sponsor for this event. Free Admission 195th Army Band Performing for audiences around the world and in their own backyard in Maine, the 195th Army Band’s Concert Band is carrying on a proud tradition of military bands past and present by presenting free patriotic public performances. The 195th Concert Band showcases a performance repertoire ranging from military marches to significant wind band works, Broadway medleys, and popular tunes, as well as featuring soloists from…

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CineGrand: The Founder

July 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members The Founder - (2017. USA 1 hrs, 55 min. Directed by John Lee Hancock. PG-13.) From the director of "Saving Mr. Banks" comes the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Writer Robert…

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Musical Matinee: Kiss Me Kate (3D)

July 12 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 General Admission Kiss Me Kate (3D) - (1953. USA. 1 hr, 50 min. Directed by George Sidney. NR.) An ex-husband (Howard Keel) and wife (Kathryn Grayson) team star in a musical version of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew", but off-stage the production is rife ex-lovers' quarrels and gangster looking for some money owed to them. With music by Cole Porter and dance numbers choreographed by Hermes Pan and dancer/choreographers Bob Fosse, Bobby Van and Tommy Rall,…

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Summer Met Encore: Les Pecheurs de Perles (Bizet)

July 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: $18.00 General admission Les Pecheurs de Perles - Bizet (The Pearl Fishers this production is from the 15/16 season. Total runtime: 2 hours, 13 minutes) Soprano Diana Damrau stars as Leïla, the beautiful Hindu priestess pursued by rival pearl divers competing for her hand. Her suitors are tenor Matthew Polenzani and baritone Mariusz Kwiecien, who sing the lilting duet “Au fond du temple saint,” which opera fans know and adore. Director Penny Woolcock explores the timeless themes of pure…

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2017-2018 Season The Met: Live in HD – Ticket Sales

July 13 @ 9:00 am
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Ticket Prices: $27.00 Adults $20.00 Students (15 & under) Season Tickets: $219.00 Adults (Met Opera Season will be posted as soon as it is available!) No need to stand in line, grab a number and have a seat inside the theater and watch an opera encore while you wait for your number to be called! PRESALE DATES • Thursday, July 13 – Ticket sales for registered Met Members (MUST HAVE YOUR MET GUILD MEMBER NUMBER) • Monday, July 17 –…

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Foreign Film: Elle

July 14 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on July 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Price Two Screenings: Friday, July 14th 7:30pm Saturday, July 15th 2:00pm Elle - (2016. French with English subtitles. 2 hr, 10 min. Directed by Paul Verhoeven. R.) The director of “Basic Instinct” and “Robocop” has made, perhaps, his most challenging work. Michèle (Isabelle Huppert, who was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar™ for her performance in this film) seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the…

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Foreign Film: Elle

July 15 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on July 15, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Price Two Screenings: Friday, July 14th 7:30pm Saturday, July 15th 2:00pm Elle - (2016. French with English subtitles. 2 hr, 10 min. Directed by Paul Verhoeven. R.) The director of “Basic Instinct” and “Robocop” has made, perhaps, his most challenging work. Michèle (Isabelle Huppert, who was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar™ for her performance in this film) seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the…

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Foreign Film: A Man Called Ove

July 15 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on July 16, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Price Two Screenings: Saturday, July 15th 7:30pm Sunday, July 16th 2:00pm A Man Called Ove - (2016. Swedish with English subtitles. 1 hr, 56 min. Directed by Hannes Holm. PG-13.) Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman's international best-selling novel and into one of this year’s Oscar™- nominated Best Foreign Films, Ove (a terrific Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles…

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Foreign Film: A Man Called Ove

July 16 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors $6.00 Grand Members/Matinee Price Two Screenings: Saturday, July 15th 7:30pm Sunday, July 16th 2:00pm A Man Called Ove - (2016. Swedish with English subtitles. 1 hr, 56 min. Directed by Hannes Holm. PG-13.) Stepping from the pages of Fredrik Backman's international best-selling novel and into one of this year’s Oscar™- nominated Best Foreign Films, Ove (a terrific Rolf Lassgård) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles…

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CineGrand: A United Kingdom

July 18 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members A United Kingdom - (2016. UK. 1 hr, 51 min. Directed by Amma Assante. NR.) The film is based on extraordinary true events- In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid…

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Musical Matinee: West Side Story

July 19 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 Matinee Admission West Side Story - (1961. USA 2 hrs, 31 min. Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. PG.) This romantic musical update of "Romeo and Juliet" won ten Oscars™. The tale of a turf war between rival teenage gangs in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen and the two lovers (Richard Beymer and Natalie Wood) who cross battle lines has captivated audiences for four decades. The Stephen Sondheim/Leonard Bernstein score is just one of the reasons. With…

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NT Live: Salome

July 20 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $18.00 Adults $16.00 Seniors $15.00 Grand Members $13.00 Students $10.00 Youth (12&under) Salome - An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent,…

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CineGrand: Song to Song

July 25 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $8.00 Adults $7.00 Seniors/Students $6.00 Grand Members Song to Song - (2017. USA 2 hr, 9min. Directed by Terrence Malick. R.) In this modern love story set against the Austin, Texas music scene, two entangled couples--struggling songwriters Faye (Rooney Mara) and BV (Ryan Gosling), and music mogul Cook (Michael Fassbender) and the waitress whom he ensnares (Natalie Portman)--chase success through a rock 'n' roll landscape of seduction and betrayal. With Cate Blanchett, Holly Hunter and Val Kilmer.…

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Musical Matinee: The Young Girls of Rochefort

July 26 @ 1:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $6.00 General Admission The Young Girls of Rochefort - (1968. France 2 hrs, 4 min. Directed by Jacques Demy. G.) Romance begins busting out all over in Rochefort. A fair is being organized, giving the town an air of excitement and effervescence. Twin sisters Delphine, a dance teacher (Catherine Deneuve), and Solange, a pianist and a composer (Françoise Dorléac, Deneuve's actual sister), dream of making it big in the world of music. The sisters, like many in…

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Summer Met Encore: Macbeth (Verdi)

July 26 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: $18.00 General Admission Macbeth - Verdi - (This production is from the 14/15 season. Total runtime: 2 hours, 27 minutes) Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers a searing portrayal as Lady Macbeth, the murderously cunning consort of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth. Adrian Noble’s chilling production of Verdi’s tragic Shakespearean adaptation also stars Joseph Calleja as Macduff and René Pape as Banquo with Fabio Luisi conducting.

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Waterfront Concert: Jessi Mallory (Elvis Tribute)

July 28 @ 6:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Jessi Mallory is an award winning Elvis Tribute Artist from Maine who has traveled the U.S. and Canada, touring as Elvis Presley. Jessi has been fortunate enough to have been in books, film, on TV and radio. With a heartfelt tribute to The King of Rock, Jessi will entertain you with a high energy, authentic show. For more information, please visit www.jessimallory.com.

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Cirque Us! Dream Cycle

July 29 @ 3:00 pm
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The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $18.00 Adults $12.00 Youth (12&under) DreamCycle reimagines traditional circus, leading you on an adventure through a new, yet strangely familiar world. You'll find yourself immersed in a realm where shadow and light intertwine. Acrobats, jugglers and aerialists are woven into the fabric of a dream as fears tiptoe across the narrowest wire. Come join us this summer for DreamCycle, and let your imagination run free!

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Cirque Us! Dream Cycle

July 29 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on July 29, 2017 at 7:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $18.00 Adults $12.00 Youth (12&under) DreamCycle reimagines traditional circus, leading you on an adventure through a new, yet strangely familiar world. You'll find yourself immersed in a realm where shadow and light intertwine. Acrobats, jugglers and aerialists are woven into the fabric of a dream as fears tiptoe across the narrowest wire. Come join us this summer for DreamCycle, and let your imagination run free!

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August 2017

Summer Met Encore: Nabucco (Verdi)

August 2 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: $18.00 General Admission Nabucco - Verdi - (This production is from the 16/17 season. Total runtime: 2 hours, 35 minutes) Met Music Director Emeritus James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of ancient Babylon, Nabucco, with Plácido Domingo adding a new role to his Met repertoire as the title character. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.

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Chris Smither

August 5 @ 7:30 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $23.00 Advance $28.00 at the door Honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original. His newest CD, Still On the Levee, is a career-spanning retrospective double CD. Recorded in New Orleans with studio-mates, The Motivators, Still On the Levee plays host to special guests including Allen Toussaint and Loudon Wainwright III. The record highlights the vast catalog of an American music master.  Reviewers and fans from around the…

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Legally Blonde The Musical JR.

August 11 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $8.00 Youth (12 & under) Dates: Friday, August 11th 7:00pm Saturday, August 12th 2:00pm Legally Blonde The Musical JR. -Everyone’s favorite Harvard blonde, Elle Woods, takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this fun and upbeat adaptation of the hit film and award-winning Broadway musical. LEGALLY BLONDE JR. is adapted for younger performers and features and upbeat original score. Legally Blonde the Musical Jr. is a fabulous journey that explores self-empowerment, the breaking of stereotypes,…

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Legally Blonde The Musical JR.

August 12 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets:General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $8.00 Youth (12 & under) Dates: Friday, August 11th 7:00pm Saturday, August 12th 2:00pm Legally Blonde The Musical JR. -Everyone’s favorite Harvard blonde, Elle Woods, takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this fun and upbeat adaptation of the hit film and award-winning Broadway musical. LEGALLY BLONDE JR. is adapted for younger performers and features and upbeat original score. Legally Blonde the Musical Jr. is a fabulous journey that explores self-empowerment, the breaking of stereotypes,…

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Heathers the musical (High School Edition)

August 12 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2017 at 2:00pm

The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $8.00 Youth (12 & under) Dates: Saturday, August 12th 7:00pm Sunday, August 13th 2:00pm Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously handsome new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the…

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Heathers the musical (High School Edition)

August 13 @ 2:00 pm
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The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: General Admission $12.00 Adults/Seniors $8.00 Youth (12 & under) Dates: Saturday, August 12th 7:00pm Sunday, August 13th 2:00pm Heathers The Musical (High School Edition) is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High: the Heathers. But before she can get comfortable atop the high school food chain, Veronica falls in love with the dangerously handsome new kid J.D. When Heather Chandler, the…

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Summer Met Encore: Carmen

August 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Grand, 165 Main Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States
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Tickets: $18.00 General Admission Carmen - Bizet - (This production is from the 09/10 season. Total runtime: 3 hours) Sir Richard Eyre’s gritty production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as the ill-fated gypsy temptress.Tenor Roberto Alagna plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Teddy Tahu Rhodes is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the timeless score, which features one beloved melody after another.

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