News and Press

HEARTWOOD WELCOMES NEW ACTORS TO STAGE

RELEASE DATE: April 16, 2013

Double rehearsals are well underway, as opening night rapidly approaches for Heartwood's modern day version of “Macbeth.” Embedded in the acting ensemble are several actors new to Heartwood, a natural evolution as Heartwood grows more and more regional.

HEARTWOOD’S MACBETH – MEET THE CAST

RELEASE DATE: April 8, 2013

"Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more..." (Macbeth) Heartwood’s actors will have their brief hour upon the stage, in seven fleeting performances of “Macbeth,” opening April 26th.

HEARTWOOD’S MACBETH - TECHNICALLY SPEAKING

“What’s done is done.” But it’s not done, yet. Long before the audience – even the actors - arrive for Heartwood’s production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” there is toil and trouble bubbling behind the scenes.

HEARTWOOD PRESENTS THE JUANITO PASCUAL NEW FLAMENCO TRIO - ONE NIGHT ONLY!

“Juanito is a kind of Ry Cooder of flamenco guitar – he combines vivid colors, a rich imagination, and a yearning, never-satisfied mastery of his art,” says Steve Morse, a longtime Boston Globe writer. And now, the most recent chapter in Pascual’s musical journey, “a dream that started at the age of 15 - a seamless blend of flamenco, with blues, jazz, rock and classical,” is being realized in the Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio.

JUANITO PASCUAL NEW FLAMENCO TRIO - ONE NIGHT ONLY!

Heartwood Regional Theater Company is pleased to present the Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio for a single performance, on Thursday, April 4th. A special friend of Heartwood, Juanito has composed and performed flamenco guitar scores for two Heartwood productions - "Blood Wedding" in 2005 and "The House of Bernarda Alba," last summer.

Green Screen Magic for 'Macbeth'

Read Kim Flethcher's article in the Lincoln County News about the technology we're employing for our multi-media production of 'Macbeth.'

 Click HERE to read the full article.

Heartwoods Rolls Out Winter Student Workshop

Now here’s something to get “hyped” about! HYPE (Heartwood Youth Performance & Education) is taking on a brand new look, this season. Eight exciting workshops, presented by a group of dynamic and highly qualified artists, are scheduled in the Poe Theater at Lincoln Academy, from February vacation thru April, for students 8 years and older.

REVIEW: The Times-Record reviews "Ghost-Writer"

(By Maryli Tiemann for the Brunswick Times Record)

Love stories come in many shapes and forms. Ghost-Writer, Heartwood Regional Theater Company’s newest production, unfolds a rare opportunity to linger over a love story told with masterful subtlety.

REVIEW: The Lincoln County News calls Ghost-Writer a "Tour de Force"

The Lincoln County News reviews "Ghost-Writer," calling it Heartwood's latest tour-de-force.

Click here to read the full review.

REVIEW: Ghost-Writer: The Wonders of Wordplay

(Review by David Treadwell for the New Maine Times)

The setting is as spare and trim as a good piece of writing: an Underwood typewriter set on a table, a tall bookcase filled with books, a gramophone, an easy chair, a tea set, a telephone.

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