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Review of The Public Theatre

The Public Theatre
Ranked #5 of 21 things to do in Lewiston
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: FIVE TIME WINNER "BEST THEATRE IN MAINE" - 2017/2016 /2015 / 2014 / 2013 Down East Magazine readers' poll! Since 1991, The Public Theatre, has been committed to bringing high-quality professional Equity theatre to the people of Central Maine at an affordable price. Only at The Public Theatre will you find the best plays from Broadway and Off-Broadway featuring the finest professional actors from New York to Los Angeles for a top ticket price of only $20! Nationally recognized for its artistic excellence, The Public Theatre produces uplifting and provocative theatre every October thru May. In the interest of engaging audiences of all ages, The Public Theatre offers a special YOUTH ticket price of $5 to any child 18 and under to any performance.
Reviewed 6 March 2014

The talent is always top notch. The plays cover a wide range from comedic, to tragic, to provocative, mysterious, and scary. While I liked some better than others, I enjoyed every one of them.Where in the world can you get a wonderful evening for such a fair price?

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Reviewed 26 November 2013

the actors here are all local and they put on plays that could compete with broadway actors at a mere fraction of the price. highly reccommended

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Reviewed 25 November 2013

My husband and I have been season ticketholder of the Public Theatre for years. We have enjoyed every play put on by this professional theatre and always look forward to their next performance.

2  Thank Lazaru
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

Having seen almost every production since it's inaugural many years ago I can attest to the professionalism and attention to detail that goes into every production.Having been a Broadway theater goer in the past I have been able to compare many of the NYC productions with those put on by the Public Theater.
In many cases the local productions have outshown their Broadway counterparts.The artistic direction has also lent itself to variations on the "classic" productions. A recent play that comes to mind is Red-about the life of the contemporary painter Mark Rothko. As an outstanding a professional production as I ever scene.[pun intended]
A Majority of the Actors are Actors Equity members and many of them are recognizeable by their extensive biographies and TV/Movie appeareances.A must see

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

I have been to several shows at the Public Theatre and have enjoyed every one of them. Most performances have between 1 and 4 actors on average but that never seems to make the play unbelievable.

Thank xcountry827
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