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Threepenny Opera

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Mack the Knife is back in town! A darkly comic new take on Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre. London scrubs up for the coronation. The thieves are on the make, the whores on the pull, the police cutting deals to keep it all out […]

$13
Recurring

Young Frankenstein

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks Book by Thomas Meehan and Mel Brooks From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers comes this monster new musical comedy. The comedy genius Mel Brooks adapts his legendarily funny film into a brilliant stage creation – Young Frankenstein! Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) inherits his […]

$21

Ben Roy and Those Who Can’t

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

The Opera House is excited to host Ben Roy and the Cast of Those Who Can’t for a stand-up comedy show in October! Ben Roy created and stars in TruTv’s scripted comedy series Those Who Can’t along with fellow Grawlix comedy troupe members, Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl. Set in Denver, Those Who Can’t follows […]

$25

Cuba

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

A problematic romance; a less problematic revolution. Sean Connery (the first James Bond!) and Brooke Adams (a past Railroad Square guest who first rose to prominence in Terrence Malick’s Days Of Heaven) star in Richard Lester’s (best known for A Hard Days Night, The Three Musketeers, and Robin And Marian) knowing, sharp, beautiful, underrated and […]

$5

Bob Marley

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Maine's own wicked funny comedian returns for his annual performance at the Waterville Opera House! Tickets: $25 (Note: There will be only one performance. The previously announced 9:00 performance has been canceled.)

$25

Tristan und Isolde

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Music by Richard Wagner Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Treliński (the director responsible for the 2014–15 season’s double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle), and will be well served by a cast of outstanding Wagnerians: Nina Stemme as Isolde, Stuart Skelton as Tristan, Ekaterina Gubanova as Brangäne, […]

PechaKucha Night Waterville, Vol 22

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

PechaKucha Night Waterville is a creative networking event centered on storytelling. Every event is well attended and provides its own distinctive ride. PechaKucha Night (PKN) began in Tokyo in 2003 and has turned into an international phenomenon with events happening in over 800 cities around the world. It is a format that makes presentations concise, […]

Free

One Man, Two Guvnors

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Written by Richard Bean and featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden, host of the The Late Late Show,  the uproarious One Man, Two Guvnors was a runaway hit both in London’s West End and on Broadway. Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, […]

$13

Sawyer Brown

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Sawyer Brown is an American country band founded in 1981 in Apopka, Florida, by five members of country pop singer Don King's road band. Click for more details.

$55 – $65

Waterville Comedy Night

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Colby College is proud to host Waterville Comedy Night at the Waterville Opera House! This exciting evening will feature three hilarious comedians, Kevin Barnett, Mike Yard, and Joel Kim Booster. The doors will open at 7pm and the show will start at 8pm. Kevin Barnett is one of the fastest rising comics in NYC. He […]

$15

Romeo and Juliet

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live cinema season continues with a new vision of Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of forbidden love. Branagh and his creative team present a modern passionate version of the classic tragedy. A longstanding feud between Verona’s Montague and Capulet families brings about devastating consequences for two young lovers caught in the conflict. […]

$18

A View from the Bridge

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

This performance is an HD broadcast of Arthur Miller's play, being broadcast from London's National Theatre Live.   Click for more info.

$18 – $20

Rumpelstiltskin

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

The Missoula Children's Theatre presents Rumpelstiltskin, an original adaptation of the classic story. A strange little gnome appears from here, there and everywhere to spin your straw into gold...for a price. If his price is too steep, you must guess his name... Join in the fun of Festival Time and help Clara guess the mischievous little […]

$5

Kung Fu (With Support From Gater)

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

The Waterville Opera House is thrilled to bring the second installment of WOH Presents, a multimedia, immersive concert experience, to the stage starting this August. The concert will feature performances by Kung Fu (Funk-Jazz Fusion) and Gater (Jamtronic), as well as live painting by Marty Reynolds, and mind-blowing projections by the visual production collective Little […]

$20

WOH Presents: A Multimedia Concert Experience

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

The Waterville Opera House is thrilled to bring WOH Presents, a new multimedia, immersive concert experience, to the stage, starting this summer. The first event of WOH Presents is set to take place on July 2nd at 8pm with more events in development for August and September. For the first installation of WOH Presents, the […]

$20

Recurring

Nana’s Naughty Knickers

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Written by Katherine DiSavino Directed by Debra Susi Starring Marie Cormier and Birdie Katz Bridget and her Grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite Nana in New York for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet […]

$18

Richard Marx

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

As a performer, songwriter and producer, Richard Marx’s nearly three-decade-long career has had innumerable highlights. The Chicago native has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, starting with his self-titled debut which went to #8 and spawned four Top 5 singles, including the chart-topping “Hold on to the Nights,” with “Don’t Mean Nothing” earning him […]

$45

Celebrating Our Youth

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Youth singers, dancers, musicians, poets, karate performers and more will show off why Waterville’s future is so bright at the Alfond Youth Center’s Annual Appeal Kickoff Event, the Celebrating our Youth Talent Show. Featuring performances by Alex Preston, 2014 American Idol finalist. For more information about how to contribute, get involved, or audition visit the […]

$10

Madama Butterfly

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Rescheduled from April 9 Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006. Kristine Opolais reprises her acclaimed portrayal of the title role, opposite Roberto Alagna as Pinkerton, the naval officer who breaks Butterfly’s heart. Hei-Kyung Hong and Massimo Giordano star in a second set of performances. Karel Mark Chichon conducts. […]

$15

Metropolitan Opera: Elektra

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

The genius director Patrice Chéreau (From the House of the Dead) didn’t live to see his great Elektra production, previously presented in Aix and Milan, make it to the stage of the Met. But his overpowering vision lives on with soprano Nina Stemme — unmatched today in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner—who portrays […]

$15

Shemekia Copeland

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Whether she’s belting out a raucous blues-rocker, firing up a blistering soul-shouter, bringing the spirit to a gospel-fueled R&B rave-up or digging deep down into a subtle, country-tinged ballad, Shemekia Copeland sounds like no one else. With a voice that is alternately sultry, assertive and roaring, her wide-open vision of contemporary blues, roots and soul […]

$20

The Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

Music: Leon Minkus Choreography: Alexei Fadeyechev (after Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorsky) Cervantes’ eccentric hero Don Quixote leaves on journey full of adventures with his loyal squire Sancho Panza in search of his perfect woman. On the way he meets Kitri, the dazzling daughter of an innkeeper who he thinks might be his ideal love. […]

$13

REM Community Volunteer Awards

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

The community is invited to the REM Partner Community Volunteer Awards Ceremony at the Waterville Opera House.  Sixty three REM Partner organizations will gather to honor exemplary volunteers representing 13 local organizations.      FREE – Donations welcomed  The community is invited to join in the fun and honor with their attendance the community nonprofit organizations […]

Free

Vincent and Theo

Waterville Opera House 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME

The final film made by Robert Altman during his decade of de facto banishment from Hollywood before his triumphant return with The Player is a masterpiece about a maker of masterpieces. Vincent and Theo focuses Altman’s unique and distinctive style on Vincent van Gogh and his brother Theo, finding something close to home in the […]

$5
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