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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.

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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.

Heartwood Opens January Drama “Ghost-Writer” Jan 18th

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Heartwood Opens Lovely January Drama

At last, the quiet, post-holiday evenings of January have arrived, and Heartwood Theater Company is on stage in the Poe Theater to fill a few of these evenings, with an engaging, award winning three-character play by Michael Hollinger, “Ghost-Writer.” Actors featured in this absorbing tale include two who are well known to the Midcoast Community, Dixie Weisman of Newcastle and Millie Santiago of West Boothbay, and a newcomer to Heartwood, Dwight Burtis of Thomaston.

Two Evenings of Mime & Tall Tales Storytelling at Heartwood

It’s story-time at Heartwood this month, with two evenings of classical and physical storytelling suitable for family audiences.

Heartwood Delivers Family Fun - Times Two!

A double dose of family entertainment awaits - at family prices - as Heartwood presents two unique performances of storytelling to the Midcoast. Friday, Dec. 7th, the public can experience “American Tales,” an original production currently touring Midcoast schools, as part of the Heartwood Goes to School outreach program. Monday, Dec.

Heartwood Presents T.S. Eliot’s “Four Quartets,” performed by John Farrell

For two nights only, Heartwood Regional Theater Company features John Farrell, presenting T.S. Eliot’s crowning poetic achievement, Four Quartets. Why poetry? One listener put it this way. “Because something happens in the twilight of the room, in the intimate space among performer and listeners, in the openings between the words and ourselves as we lean forward and toward the poetry, as we hear the language that Farrell listens into being.” - Kristin Langellier, Professor, University of Maine.

Heartwood Features John Farrell in Full Recitation of T.S. Eliot’s “Four Quartets”

“An evening of poetry is the performer’s ultimate challenge. An evening of T.S. Eliot’s poetry is the ultimate challenge’s ultimate challenge.” – Paul Kuritz, Professor of Theater, Bates College.

REVIEW: Heartwood’s Godspell Dazzles!

(Review by David Treadwell for the New Maine Times)

“There’s lots of energy in the house,” notes Griff Braley, Director of Heartwood Regional Theater, during his opening-night introduction of Godspell, now playing at the Parker B. Poe Theater at Lincoln Academy.

Final Weekend for Heartwood’s “Godspell”

The joy and playfulness of a simpler era explode with passion and theatricality in Heartwood and Lincoln Academy’s eighth collaborative youth production, Godspell. Experience the thrill of a profound and energetic ensemble, supported by a capable and familiar directing combo: Director Griff Braley, Tech Director Letitia Munson, Vocal Director Beth Preston, and Music Director Sean Fleming.

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