UMaine’s Summer Music Theatre Festival will present new productions of “Gilbert and Sullivan Musicale” and “Johnny Baseball” later this month and next, and in August, respectively. Both productions will be performed in Hauck Auditorium.
“Gilbert and Sullivan Musicale” includes a complete performance of “Trial by Jury” and selections from Gilbert and Sullivan classics “The Mikado,” “Pirates of Penzance,” “The Gondoliers” and “H.M.S. Pinafore.” The play will be held at 7:30 p.m. June 29-30 and 2 p.m. on July 1.
“Johnny Baseball,” which is based on author Richard Dresser’s book, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3-4, Aug. 10-11 and at 2 p.m. on Aug. 5 and Aug. 12. The pre-Broadway musical involves the circumstances related to the Curse of the Bambino and the Boston Red Sox’s inability to win the World Series from 1918 to 2004. The UMaine School of Performing Arts website has details and ticket information.
Contact: George Manlove, (207) 581-3756