Golden Dragon Acrobats

Returning to the Merrill stage with a brand new production, the Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that combines award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to create an unforgettable experience of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. “The show speaks to the playful, daredevil nature in all of us. And the array of stunts and skills exhibited by this troupe was nothing short of phenomenal” (Fayetteville Flyer).

Tickets $46 – $40 – $32


Glitterati: A Sparkling Literary Ball

It’s time again to glitz it up and help support young writers in Maine. This year the Westin Hotel will host The Telling Room’s Glitterati event-a night of revelry, a live and silent auction, and sumptuous food and drink to help support our free writing programs for Maine youth.


Date Night Film: Moonstruck

Comedian Erin Donovan will start the show off with a 15 minute set.

When there’s a full moon over Brooklyn, anything can happen, and everything happens in the neighborhood where widowed bookkeeper Loretta Castorini lives. Loretta agrees to marry a man she does not love, Johnny Cammareri, simply because he knows how to propose properly. Before the wedding can take place, Cammareri must visit his dying mother in Sicily.


Ragamala Dance Company: “Sacred Earth”

Known for dancers of impeccable technique and incandescent beauty, Ragamala Dance Company demonstrates “how Indian forms can provide some of the most transcendent experiences that dance has to offer” (The New York Times). Performed to live music and set against largescale projections of exquisite Warli paintings, Sacred Earth explores the interconnectedness and fragile relationship between nature and man. Mother and daughter choreographers/dancers, Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, create dance landscapes that dwell in opposition—secular and spiritual life, inner and outer worlds, human and natural concerns, rhythm and stillness—to find the transcendence that lies between.

Tickets $40 – $35

Student Deal $15

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