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Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States

September 2014

Occidental Gypsy

Sat, Sep 6, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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“…great singing, fantastic guitar and violin work, with high energy originals that leave the crowd crazy. An awesome band.” – David Bromberg, Musician Occidental Gypsy is: Eli Bishop (violin), Jonathan Hurley (vocals & rhythm) guitar, Jeff Feldman (bass), Erick Cifuentes (percussion) and Brett Feldman (lead guitar). Occidental Gypsy is pioneering the sound of Gypsy Pop. Their mélange of uptempo, high-energy rhythms of Gypsy, melded with the catchy melodic hooks of Pop delivers a thrilling auditory experience to listeners. Listen to…

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October 2014

Classic Film: La Strada

Sun, Oct 12, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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La Strada

La Strada (The Road) is a 1954 Italian drama directed by Federico Fellini from his own screenplay co-written with Tullio Pinelli and Ennio Flaiano. The film portrays a brutish strongman (Anthony Quinn) and the naïve young woman (Giulietta Masina) whom he buys from her mother and takes with him on the road; encounters with his rival the Fool (Richard Basehart) end with their destruction. Fellini has called La Strada "a complete catalogue of my entire mythological world, a dangerous representation…

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November 2014

CANCELLED: Classic Film: The Three Faces of Eve

Sun, Nov 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Three Faces of Eve

This event has been cancelled due to weather. The Three Faces of Eve, both a best-selling book and a major motion picture, is the true story of a young housewife who suffered from multiple personality disorder (MPD). Her psychiatrists, Corbett H. Thigpen and Hervey M. Cleckley of the Medical College of Georgia (later Georgia Health Sciences University) in Augusta, published the book in 1957, and a film adaptation was released that same year. Produced and directed by Nunnally Johnson, a…

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International Pianist, Janice Weber

Sat, Nov 15, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance/$18 at the door/students $5
Janice Weber

Ogunquit Performing Arts is proud to present the brilliant world-class pianist, Janice Weber. A member of the piano faculty of Boston Conservatory and MIT, Miss Weber's concert, entitled "Fire and Ice", features the works of Prokofiev, Hindemith, Kapustin, and one of her specialties, Franz Liszt.

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December 2014

Classic Film: Die Fledermaus

Sun, Dec 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Die Fledermaus

Known as the "Champagne Operetta", Die Fledermaus is the most brilliant and popular of any written by the Waltz King, Johann Strauss. Major opera companies around the world frequently use it as their holiday presentation, and symphony orchestras do likewise with its overture.

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January 2015

Classic Film: Murder on the Orient Express

Sun, Jan 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Murder on the Orient Express

Based on the 1934 mystery best-seller by Agatha Christie, this stylish film stars Albert Finney (as Hercule Poirot,) Lauren Bacall, and the fabulous Orient Express itself, - the elegant train carrying passengers in luxury and comfort from Istanbul to Calais. Joining them aboard is "the greatest cast of suspicious characters ever involved in murder," including Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Anthony Perkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, and Michael York. En route to Calais, the fabled…

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February 2015

CANCELLED: Classic Film: Dead Poets Society

Sun, Feb 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Dead Poets Society

This event has been cancelled due to weather. Dunaway Center, 23 School Street In "Dead Poets Society," Director Peter Weir (and screenwriter Tom Schulman) offer a touching private-school requiem for free thinking. Robin Williams gives arguably his best performance as the English teacher -- who seeks to inspire individual creativity in his students, and to show them that "somewhere among the three Rs is an immensely pleasurable P for poetry." - The Washington Post Painfully shy Todd Anderson has been sent…

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Live Music: Joyce Andersen and Harvey Reid

Sat, Feb 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Harry Reid and Joyce Andersen

Joyce Andersen and Harvey Reid have combined their talents to create one of the most potent duo teams in acoustic music. They are both gifted instrumentalists, strong and versatile singers, and prolific songwriters, and are comfortable in a dizzying array of styles of roots and Americana music. They jump from showstopping celtic jigs and old-time fiddle tunes to house-shaking blues rockers, soaring gospel duets, and achingly beautiful ballads.

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March 2015

Classic Film: The Razor’s Edge

Sun, Mar 8, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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The Razors Edge

The Razor’s Edge is the first film version of W. Somerset Maugham’s 1944 novel. A Darryl F. Zanuck production, it was released in 1946 and stars Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb, Herbert Marshall, supporting cast Lucile Watson, Frank Latimore and Elsa Lanchester.

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Live Performance: The Stillson School of Irish Dance

Sat, Mar 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Stillson Dance

Returning to Ogunquit for their annual visit, this acclaimed school brings a troupe of more than a dozen dancers garbed in brilliant, sparkling costumes. Always a local favorite, the dancers perform an array of jigs and reels which have won them prizes at regional and international competitions. Their performance will be followed by an intermission with refreshments, and the screening of the dance film, “The Turning Point”.

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April 2015

Classic Film: The Concert

Sun, Apr 12, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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The Concert

The Concert, award-winning French comedy film, starring Aleksei Guskov and Mélanie Laurent. Free admission.

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May 2015

Classic Film: In Harm’s Way

Sun, May 10, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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In Harms Way

In Harm’s Way, starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, and Henry Fonda. Free Admission.

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Live Jazz: Matt DeChamplain

Sat, May 16, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance, $18 at the door; $5 students
Matt de Champlain

Jazz pianist Matt de Champlain in a virtuoso solo performance (recently heard with the Jason Anick Trio.) 8:00 pm at The Dunaway Center. Tickets $15 in advance; $18 at the door; $5 student.

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June 2015

Boston Chamber Music

Fri, Jun 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance; $18 at the door; $5 student
Boston Chamber Music

Ogunquit's favorite Boston Chamber Music returns for its 16th year of opening the Festival. Clarinetist and Artistic Director Thomas Hill continues to bring together the finest ensembles for this concert, this year featuring mezzo-soprano, flute, and piano performing the works of Mozart, Heiss, Trimble, Ravel, and Saint-Saëns.

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The Cascabel Piano Trio

Sat, Jun 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance; $18 at the door; $5 student
Cascabel Trio

Several years ago, on a winter evening over a few glasses of wine, three wildly overbooked Boston musicians formed CASCABEL TRIO...

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September 2015

25th Annual Capriccio: Tim Sample

Fri, Sep 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance, $18 at the door, $5 Students
Tim Sample

The Maine Sunday Telegram referred to Tim as “Maine’s high prince of comedy…a one-man humor factory!” A concert by Tim Sample always guarantees a refreshing evening of laughter and fun for all ages. Tim Sample, the noted Maine humorist, recorded his first comedy album in 1979. Since that start he has released many more albums and videos, written/and or illustrated over a dozen books, and brought Maine and his own brand of humor to the country at large through his…

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25th Annual Capriccio: Paul Sullivan

Sat, Sep 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance, $18 at the door, $5 Students
Paul Sullivan

 This is the featured 2nd night event for the Ogunquit Performing Art’s 25th Annual Capriccio, a two-week long ‘Celebration of the Arts’ in Ogunquit, Maine. Grammy Award winner Paul Sullivan has enjoyed a richly varied and distinguished career as a composer and a pianist. According to Sullivan “I was nominated as part of the Paul Winter Consort for our CD, “Silver Solstice”, which was one of the finalists for the “Best New Age Album” category. “Silver Solstice” is a collection…

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October 2015

Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Memorial Piano Festival

Fri, Oct 9, 2015 - Sun, Oct 11, 2015
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Piano Festival

This year's Festival features the colorful, passionate and romantic music of Cuba, Russia and France, as performed by two international artists, George Lopez on Friday evening, and Irina Nuzova on Saturday evening. The Festival concludes on Sunday afternoon with the Student Piano Recital, featuring the area's best young pianists performing on OPA's Steinway Concert Grand. Admission to this performance is free. The Festival honors the memory of Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham, founder and first chairperson of Ogunquit Performing Arts. A pianist…

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Piano Festival: George Lopez

Fri, Oct 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance, $18 at the door, $5 Students
George Lopez

George Lopez, showcasing Spanish exoticism in classical music.

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Piano Festival: Irina Nuzova

Sat, Oct 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance, $18 at the door, $5 Students
Irina Nuzova

Irina Nuzova, performing the music of French and Russian composers.

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9th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Memorial Piano Festival: Student Piano Recital

Sun, Oct 11, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Student Piano Recital, showcasing the best of the area's young pianists. More details to come!

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November 2015

2015 Classic Film Series

Sun, Nov 1, 2015
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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2015 Classic Film Series

Ogunquit Performing Arts presents 15th ANNUAL CLASSIC FILM SERIES November 2015 through May, 2016 Dunaway Center, 23 School Street, Ogunquit Our 15th season of Classic Films will be presented on the wall-size screen at the Dunaway Center, on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm, November through May.   (The exception: December film to be shown on Saturday December 5th at 2pm.)   The Committee has chosen an interesting assortment of films: drama, comedy, suspense, mystery, war action, and a…

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Classic Film: To Kill A Mockingbird

Sun, Nov 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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To Kill A Mockingbird

This 1962 drama starring Gregory Peck is considered by many to be the greatest film ever made.

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December 2015

Portland Ballet: The Victorian Nutcracker

Sun, Dec 6, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Victorian Nutcracker

Demonstration and Excerpts from "The Victorian Nutcracker" by the Portland Ballet, 3:00 pm.

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January 2016

Classic Film: Once More, With Feeling

Sun, Jan 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Once More With Feeling

Yul Brynner and Kay Kendall star in this hilarious and successful 1960 cinematic version of the stage comedy by Harry Kurnitz.

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February 2016

Classic Film: Marnie

Sun, Feb 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Marnie

Marnie is a 1964 psychological thriller produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The screenplay by Jay Presson Allen was based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Winston Graham. The film stars Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery. One year after she appeared as Melanie Daniels in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, The Birds, actress Tippi Hedren took on another Hitchcock role in this unusual psychological drama. Marnie Edgars (Hedren) is a scheming young woman who repeatedly finds employment as a…

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March 2016

Classic Film: List of Adrian Messenger

Sun, Mar 6, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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The List of Adrian Messenger

This 1963 black and white crime mystery features George C. Scott as a retired British intelligence officer as he, (together with an old friend, a World War II counterpart in the French Resistance), investigates a series of apparently unrelated deaths and the list that ties these crimes together. Set in the fog-enshrouded streets and estates of England, the atmospheric film was directed by John Huston from a screenplay by Anthony Veiller, based on the 1959 novel of the same title…

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The Stillson School of Irish Dance

Sat, Mar 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Stillson School of Irish Dance

Returning to Ogunquit for their annual visit, the acclaimed Stillson School of Irish Dance brings a troupe of more than a dozen dancers garbed in brilliant, sparkling costumes.   Always a local favorite, the dancers will perform an array of jigs and reels which have won them prizes at regional and international competitions. The only certified school in the state of Maine, the Stillson School has been accredited by An Coimisiun, Dublin, Ireland, since 1991. Dancers have placed in the North…

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April 2016

Classic Film: 12 O’Clock High

Sun, Apr 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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12 O'Clock High

Starring Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell, and Dean Jagger, this exciting 1949 American war film is about aircrews in the United States Army’s Eighth Air Division who flew daylight bombing missions over Germany and France.

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May 2016

Classic Film: The Last Waltz

Sun, May 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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The Last Waltz was a concert by the Canadian-American rock group the Band, held on American Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. Members of the Band included Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel and Robbie Robertson. The Last Waltz was advertised as the Band's "farewell concert appearance," and the concert saw the Band joined by more than a dozen special guests, including Bob Dylan, Paul Butterfield, Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Ringo Starr, Ronnie…

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“Sing Me Back Home: 100 Years of Country Duets”

Fri, May 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance, $18 at door, $5 students

Joyce Andersen and Harvey Reid return to Ogunquit Performing Arts, bringing with them the Knotty Pine Boys All-Star Band to take you on a musical tour of classic American country and folk favorites.

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June 2016

22nd Annual Chamber Music Festival

Fri, Jun 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - Fri, Jun 17, 2016
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance, $18 at door, $5 students; Series Tickets: $25
Chamber Music Festival

Friday, June 10: Ogunquit's favorite Boston Chamber Music returns for its 17th year of opening the Festival. Clarinetist and Artistic Director Thomas Hill continues to bring together the finest ensembles especially selected for this concert, which this year will feature clarinet, 'cello and piano, performing the works of Brahms and Beethoven.   Friday, June 17: The acclaimed Portland String Quartet makes a special appearance at Ogunquit Performing Arts, after many years' absence.   Garnering rave reviews from The New York Times,…

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Boston Chamber Music (6/10)

Fri, Jun 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - Fri, Jun 17, 2016
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance; $18 at the door; $5 student
Boston Chamber Music

  Thomas Hill, clarinet Aristides Rivas, cello Janice Weber, piano  Sonata in f minor op. 120 #1 for clarinet and piano Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) Allegro appassionato Andante un poco Adagio Allegretto grazioso Vivace  Sonata in Eb major op. 120 #2 for clainet and piano  Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) Allegro amabile Appassinato, ma non troppo Allegro Andante con moto Trio in Eb major Op. 38 For clarinet, ‘cello and piano Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Adagio –- Allegro con brio…

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Portland String Quartet

Fri, Jun 17, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance; $18 at the door; $5 student
Portland String Quartet

The Portland String Quartet's accolades include "Best Chamber Music Recording" for their ground-breaking cycles of the chamber music of Ernest Bloch, George Chadwick and Walter Piston. The Quartet was honored in 2013 by Chamber Music America with its Acclaim Award "in recognition of outstanding service and cultural contributions to the community." Their discography includes over two dozen recordings which span the literature from Bach's Art of the Fugue to living composers such as Allen Levines and Dr. Peter Ré. Of…

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September 2016

26th Annual Capriccio, Festival of the Arts

Sun, Sep 4, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Capriccio

OGUNQUIT’S FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS  Calendar of Events Click on Presenter for Event Details SUNDAY, SEPT 4 @ 7 PM: OGUNQUIT BAPTIST CHURCH Labor Day Concert  with Various Artists   WEDNESDAY, SEPT 7, & THURSDAY SEPT 8: OGUNQUIT PLAYHOUSE Capriccio Ticket Discounts for “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” – Buy-One-Get-One-Free!  (Restrictions and limitations apply.  See website for specific information.)   THURSDAY,  SEPT 8 @ 8 pm: LEAVITT THEATRE Maine Outdoor Film Festival -  A Series of Short Films   FRIDAY,…

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Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo

Sun, Sep 4, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$17 in advance; $20 at the door; $5 students
FRANK VIGNOLA & VINNY RANIOLO

JAZZ GUITARISTS FRANK VIGNOLA AND VINNY RANIOLO Friday, September 9, 2016, at 8:00 pm Dunaway Center, 23 School Street, Ogunquit Virtuoso guitarists Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo have received international acclaim for their thrilling performances before cheering audiences. Frank Vignola is one of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. His stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world's top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel, the…

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“Up’s the Word”

Sun, Sep 4, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$17 in advance; $20 at the door; $5 students
Up's the Word

UP’S THE WORD: A CELEBRATION IN JAZZ, DANCE AND POETRY Sojoy & the Annex Contemporary Dance Company Friday, September 16, 2016, at 8:00 pm Dunaway Center, 23 School Street, Ogunquit   Sojoy and the Annex Contemporary Dance Company combine their creative talents, and the exciting collaboration results in an exhilarating program of jazz and contemporary dance. Jonny Peiffer leads his 7-piece band Sojoy in an evening of jazz compositions, mostly his own. Influenced by the big bands of the past,…

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October 2016

Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Piano Festival

Fri, Oct 7, 2016 - Sun, Oct 9, 2016
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Tenth Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Piano Festival

This year's Festival features the music of the masters, as performed by two international artists, the passionate powerhouse Victor Goldberg on Friday evening, and the dazzling virtuoso Janice Weber on Saturday evening. The Festival concludes on Sunday afternoon at 3 pm with the Student Piano Recital, featuring the area's best young pianists performing on OPA's fabled Steinway.

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Victor Goldberg

Fri, Oct 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Victor Goldberg

"Victor Goldberg is an excellent pianist with a formidable technique, a powerful and a romantic soul... intensely expressive performance had a powerful emotional impact."  Edith Eisler, New York Concert Review. He has been hailed as a performer with "astute interpretive sensibilities" by Allan Kozinn of The New York Times, and has received praise from The Washington Post for his "emotionally frank style" and "technique to burn." Victor Goldberg is a strikingly original yet highly sensitive and imaginative pianist.  He is…

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November 2016

Classic Film Series: Arsenic and Old Lace

Sun, Nov 6, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Arsenic and Old Lace

Arsenic and Old Lace is a 1944 American madcap, but dark, comedy film directed by Frank Capra,  starring Cary Grant, and based on Joseph Kesselring's play Arsenic and Old Lace.   Set in the Brooklyn family home of the Brewsters, the plot concerns a drama critic, Mortimer Brewster, whose two beloved maiden aunts are caring for their benign but delusional brother Teddy, (a man who is living his life believing he is President Teddy Roosevelt.)   Mortimer learns on his Hallowe’en wedding…

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December 2016

Portland Ballet: The Victorian Nutcracker

Sun, Dec 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Victorian Nutcracker

As a holiday treat, dancers from the Portland Ballet will perform excerpts from their production of Tchaikovsky's beloved ballet.  This representation of about a dozen dancers, will appear in full costume in selections from the Ballet’s complete production of “The Victorian Nutcracker”, (which opens in the Portland area on Dec 17th.) CHILDREN ARE WELCOME, and may be invited from the audience to chat with the dancers and  try out a few dance steps.   Join us for this Christmas classic, live…

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Classic Film Series: A Christmas Memory

Sun, Dec 11, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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A Christmas Memory

"A Christmas Memory" is a short story by Truman Capote.   First published in 1956, this much sought-after autobiographical recollection of Capote's rural Alabama boyhood has become a modern-day classic. This 1997 film version stars Patty Duke, Piper Laurie and Eric Lloyd.  As directed by Glenn Jordan, and adapted by Duane Poole, the gentle and lyrical holiday-themed drama begins with a seven-year-old boy, Buddy (Eric Lloyd) whose parents drop him off with distant relatives in an unfamiliar town one Christmas holiday.…

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January 2017

Classic Film Series: Julia

Sun, Jan 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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This 1977 Oscar-winning drama, based on the memoirs of playwright Lillian Hellman, depicts the relationship between two friends with unexpected consequences. Lillian, on her way to a writers’ meeting in 1930's Russia, plans to reunite with her life-long friend Julia, who in turn asks Lillian to smuggle funds into Germany to aid the anti-Nazi movement. Waiting in the wings is Lillian's lover and mentor, Dashiell Hammett, who is unaware of her dangerous assignment.

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February 2017

Classic Film Series: Show Boat

Sun, Feb 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Showboat

Filmed previously in 1929 and in 1936,  this third adaptation of Jerome Kern’s Show Boat was shot in Technicolor in the typical MGM lavish style in 1951, with a production spread out from the MGM back lot to the Mississippi itself.  Produced by Arthur Freed and directed by George Sidney, the film stars Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, and Howard Keel,  with Joe E Brown,  Agnes Moorehead, and the sensational dancers Marge and  Gower Champion.  But arguably, the two biggest stars…

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March 2017

Classic Film: The Hunters

Sun, Mar 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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The Hunters

The Hunters is a 1958 big-screen American war/ adventure film loosely adapted from the novel, The Hunters, by James Salter.  Produced and directed by Dick Powell, it stars Robert Mitchum as a flight commander during the Korean War, and Robert Wagner as a cocky young  pilot assigned to his flight. Lee Philips, May Britt, Richard Egan, and John Gabriel complete the cast of this romantic adventure, which features spectacular flying sequences as well as interpersonal tensions on and off the…

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Stillson School of Irish Dance

Sat, Mar 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Stillson School of Irish Dance

Returning to Ogunquit for their annual visit, the acclaimed Stillson School of Irish Dance brings a troupe of more than a dozen dancers garbed in brilliant, sparkling costumes.   Always a local favorite, the dancers will perform an array of jigs and reels which have won them prizes at regional and international competitions. After their performance, the Stillson dancers will invite children and dancers of all ages  to join them in trying out a few steps.   A reception with refreshments will…

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April 2017

Classic Film: Laura

Sun, Apr 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Laura

Laura (1944) is one of the most stylish, elegant, moody, and witty classic film noirs ever made with an ensemble cast of characters. Manhattan detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) investigates the murder of Madison Avenue executive Laura Hunt (Gene Tierney) in her fashionable apartment. Pursuing her murderer, McPherson quizzes Laura's arrogant best friend, gossip columnist Waldo Lydecker (Clifton Webb), and her comparatively mild fiancé, Shelby Carpenter (Vincent Price). As the detective grows obsessed with the case, he finds himself falling…

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The Crossing

Sun, Apr 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Free Admission
The Crossing

Jeff Daniels stars as George Washington in this historical drama about the Battle of Trenton and the crossing of the Delaware. Winner of the 2000 Peabody Award for Excellence.

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May 2017

The Benny Goodman Story

Sun, May 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Free Admission

Starring Steve Allen and Donna Reed, the musical biopic showcases the swing music of famed clarinetist Benny Goodman, who recorded the clarinet solos used in the film.

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Joyce Andersen & Harvey Reid

Fri, May 19, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance | $20 at the door | $5 students
Joyce Andersen and Harvey Reid

"Keep on the Sunny Side - A Celebration of Classic Country Music" - a rousing evening of old-time country, bluegrass, folk, blues, Celtic, and ragtime favorites.

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June 2017

Chamber Music Festival

Fri, Jun 9, 2017 - Fri, Jun 16, 2017
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance | $20 door | $5 students | $30 Series Tickets
Chamber Music Festival

Presenting two brilliant ensembles: Boston Chamber Music, led by acclaimed clarinetist Thomas Hill, and The Cascabel Trio, led by spectacular pianist Janice Weber.

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Boston Chamber Music

Fri, Jun 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance | $20 door | $5 students | $30 Series Tickets
Boston Chamber Music

Boston Chamber Music led by clarinetist Thomas Hill, performs Beethoven, Brahms, and Fauré

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The Cascabel Trio

Fri, Jun 16, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance | $20 door | $5 students | $30 Series Tickets
The Cascabel Trio

Pianist Janice Weber, violinist Piotr Buczek, and 'cellist Timothy Roberts perform works by Smetana and Dvorak.

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September 2017

Capriccio Concert: Erik Kroncke

Fri, Sep 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance | $20 at the door | $5 students
Erik Kroncke

Bass-baritone Erik Kroncke performing Broadway songs and opera favorites

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October 2017

11th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Piano Festival

Fri, Oct 6, 2017 - Fri, Oct 13, 2017
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance | $18 door | $5 students | $25 Series Tickets
Piano Festival

Presenting two internationally acclaimed pianists,
Laura Kargul, and Masanobu Ikemiya, in solo concerts, - and Maine's best young performers in their own Student Piano Recital, all performing on OPA's fabulous Steinway.

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Piano Festival Concert: Laura Kargul

Fri, Oct 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance | $18 door | $5 students | $25 Series Tickets

Ms. Kargul, Director of Keyboard Studies, Univ of Southern Maine, concertizes widely to rave reviews: "powerful and poetic, deeply lyrical and profound" Wiesbadener Kurier

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Piano Festival: Student Piano Recital

Sun, Oct 8, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Student Recital

A recital showcasing the best young pianists in southern Maine, the piano stars of the future, performing on OPA's glorious Steinway.

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Piano Festival Concert: Masanobu Ikemiya

Fri, Oct 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance | $18 door | $5 students | $25 Series Tickets
Masanobu Ikemiya

The popular international performer, Mr. Ikemiya returns to Ogunquit from an acclaimed concert tour in Japan.

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November 2017

Classic Film: The Jazz Singer

Sun, Nov 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Jazz Singer

This 1980 remake of the 1927 film stars Neil Diamond, Laurence Olivier, and Lucie Arnaz, and feature’s Diamond’s award-winning soundtrack.

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December 2017

Portland Ballet: Excerpts from “The Victorian Nutcracker”

Sun, Dec 3, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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The Victorian Nutcracker

Tickets $5 per person; no advance sales

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Classic Film: The Shop Around The Corner

Sun, Dec 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Shop Around The Corner

Set in Budapest, this 1940 classic holiday film stars James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and Frank Morgan, in a sparkling, heart-warming production by Ernst Ljubitsch.

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January 2018

Classic Film: Peter Grimes

Sun, Jan 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Peter Grimes

Benjamin Britten's grand opera masterpiece, with huge orchestra and chorus, and starring Jon Vickers as the eccentric fisherman persecuted by his village in London's Royal Opera, Covent Garden production.

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February 2018

Classic Film: Dinner at Eight

Sun, Feb 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Dinner at Eight

Jean Harlow stars along with John Barrymore, Marie Dressler and an all-star cast in MGM's elegant ensemble comedy.

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March 2018

Classic Film Series: Friendly Persuasion

Sun, Mar 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Friendly Persuasion

Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire and Anthony Perkins deliver warm, winning performances in William Wyler's beautifully made film about a Quaker family whose values are tested during the Civil War.

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Stillson School of Irish Dance

Sat, Mar 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Stillson School of Irish Dance

Always a local favorite, the Stillson School of Irish Dancers will perform an array of jigs and reels which have won them prizes at regional and international competitions.

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April 2018

Classic Film Series: A Place in the Sun

Sun, Apr 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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A Place in the Sun

Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor and Shelley Winters star in this stunning landmark film, winner of six Academy Awards.

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May 2018

Classic Film Series: South Pacific

Sun, May 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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South Pacific

Mitzi Gaynor and Rossano Brazzi are the stars of Rodgers and Hammerstein's award-winning musical and beautiful film about love and prejudice on an idyllic island toward the end of World War II.

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Lissa Schneckenburger with Corey DiMario, Matt & Shannon Heaton

Fri, May 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance | $20 at the door | $5 student

Performing for the first time with Ogunquit Performing Arts, Lissa Schneckenburger brings with her an accomplished group of singer/instrumentalists for a lively evening of Celtic and folk music, ballads and dance tunes.

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June 2018

Boston Chamber Music

Fri, Jun 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance | $20 door | $5 students | $30 Series Tickets
Boston Chamber Music

Boston Chamber Music returns for its 19th year of opening the Festival on Friday June 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Dunaway Center. On Sale beginning May 19, 2018 on this website.

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September 2018

Capriccio – Matt DeChamplain Jazz Trio

Fri, Sep 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance|$20 door|$5 student|$45 Festival Series Ticket

Exciting jazz pianist Matt DeChamplain returns for his third performance in Ogunquit, bringing with him guitarist Christopher Morrison and bassist Matthew Dwonszyk. Tickets go on sale on this website beginning August 15th.

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Capriccio – Paul Sullivan and Con Fullam

Sat, Sep 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Grammy-winning Composer/Pianist Paul Sullivan and Emmy-nominated Songwriter/Guitarist Con Fullam in performance together!
Tickets go on sale on this website beginning August 15th.

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October 2018

12th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Piano Festival

Fri, Oct 5, 2018 - Fri, Oct 12, 2018
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance|$20 door|$5 student|series $30

Victor Rosenbaum and Sachiko Kato play Brahms, Debussy, Ravel and Schubert. Tickets: $18 advance, $20 door, $5 student, series $30
Tickets go on sale on this website September 14.

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Victor Rosenbaum

Fri, Oct 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$18 advance|$20 door|$5 student|$30 Series Ticket

CONCERT CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS

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Student Piano Recital

Sun, Oct 7, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Showcasing Southern Maine's best young pianists!

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Sachiko Kato

Fri, Oct 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Eloquent New York pianist Sachiko Kato performs the music of Debussy and Ravel. Tickets go on sale on this website Sept 14.

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November 2018

Classic Film: The African Queen

Sun, Nov 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Free Admission, Parking & Popcorn

The African Queen is the first film in Ogunquit Performing Arts 2018-19 Classic Film Series.

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December 2018

Classic Film: The Nutcracker

Sun, Dec 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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The Nutcracker

Legendary dancer Rudolph Nureyev stars in his own production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker with The Royal Ballet, London, co-starring Merle Park.

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January 2019

Classic Film: One, Two, Three

Sun, Jan 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Legendary actor James Cagney gives a dazzling performance in this rapid-fire comedy satire, directed by Billy Wilder.

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February 2019

Classic Film: Guys and Dolls

Sun, Feb 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Frank Loesser's award-winning, hit musical stars Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blaine, with dance numbers by Michael Kidd.

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March 2019

Classic Film: Cape Fear

Sun, Mar 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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One of Robert Mitchum's most frightening performances as a stalking killer taking revenge against attorney Gregory Peck and his family.

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Stillson School of Irish Dance

Sat, Mar 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$5 at the door; no advance sales

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Ogunquit Performing Arts welcomes the return of Stepdancers from the Stillson School of Irish Dance.

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April 2019

Classic Film: Breaker Morant

Sun, Apr 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Award-winning film about three Australian lieutenants, court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers. Directed by Bruce Beresford and starring Edward Woodward.

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May 2019

Classic Film: Yentl

Sun, May 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Barbra Streisand produced, directed and stars in this romantic musical about a Jewish girl who masquerades as a boy to study Torah, but falls in love with her best friend.

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Jason Anick & The Rhythm Future Quartet

Fri, May 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance, $20 at the door, $5 student

Gypsy Jazz returns to Ogunquit, led by violinist Jason Anick, with guitar, bass, and Matt DeChamplain at the piano.
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June 2019

25th Annual Chamber Music Festival
Boston Chamber Music

Fri, Jun 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 in advance; $20 at the door; $5 student

Cellist Bruce Coppock leads the Boston Chamber Music trio with Matthew Vera, violin, and Randall Hodgkinson, piano.
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September 2019

29th Annual Capriccio Music Festival
Paul Sullivan and Con Fullam

Fri, Sep 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance/$20 door/ $5 student

Grammy-winning Composer/Pianist Paul Sullivan and Emmy-nominated Songwriter/Guitarist Con Fullam in a return performance together!
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29th Annual Capriccio Music Festival
Andy Happel & Los Galactacos String Band

Fri, Sep 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance/$20 door/ $5 student

Featuring voice, guitar, violin, cello, dobro, cuatro, upright bass, acoustic bass, guitarron, drums and percussion!
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October 2019

13th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Piano
Festival
George Lopez

Fri, Oct 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance/$20 door/ $5 student

Bowdoin College Artist-in-Residence George Lopez returns to Ogunquit to play American Pops Piano Music, from Joplin to Gershwin!
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13th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Piano
Festival
Student Piano Recital

Sun, Oct 6, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Free Admission

Showcasing Southern Maine's finest young pianists!

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13th Annual Elizabeth Dunaway Burnham Piano
Festival
Janice Weber

Sat, Oct 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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$15 advance/$20 door/ $5 student

International concert pianist Janice Weber returns with a virtuoso program entitled “A Night at the Movies”, a dazzling array of classic themes from classic films including The Birds, Dr. Zhivago, and a special salute to Hamilton!
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November 2019

The Philadelphia Story

Sun, Nov 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart star in the delightful comedy, directed by George Cukor.

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December 2019

The Nutcracker

Sun, Dec 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
S. Judson Dunaway Center, 23 School Street
Ogunquit, ME 03907 United States
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Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gelsey Kirkland star in the American Ballet Theatre production of this holiday classic.

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