Set in the Decembers of 1986, 1996, and 2006, this 90-minute opera tells the story of a famous stage actress, Madeline Mitchell, and her two adult children, Beatrice and Charlie, as they struggle to know and love one another. Timothy Steele, Music Director Richard Gammon, Director.
The first up in our new MaineMadeMusic Series! Vicky Andres and Life Itself team up with 61 Ghosts to deliver an unprecedented Opera House experience.
Join us for our first event at the Blue Café! The Blues Spectrum is a concert presentation by pianist and singer Scott Cleveland which begins with Blues origins and traces its many branches in American music. Beginning with 18th century “field hollers”, it proceeds through acoustic Delta Blues, classic Chicago Blues, Rhythm & Blues, urbane Blues ballads by poet/songwriters like Tom Waits and Elvis Costello, ending up with lush and astringent Jazz Blues. Join us on a journey through this…
“He’s one of the funniest people on the planet.” — Glynn Washington,
Comedian, Author and Radio Personality from NPR’s Snap Judgment, James Judd is a former member of The Groundlings in Los Angeles and the New Faces at the Hollywood Improv. Often compared to David Sedaris and Oscar Wilde, Judd connects with audiences as he shares stories classified as “spectacular public embarrassments and utter failures.” However humiliating, they affirm that part of being human is telling the stories that have happened to us, emphasizing that even in the face of failure, it’s getting up and moving forward that matters.
Join us for an evening of hilarious, dramatic and true stories
“RELAX,” Judd said to the audience. “You’re in the HANDS of a MASTER.” You can take him at his word. — The Washington Post
Paul Doiron (the Mike Bowditch thrillers) and Kristen Lindquist (reknowned poet) present a night of readings by Camden’s favorite literary couple! Owl and Turtle bookstore will be on hand with books to sell.
Accordionist and composer Marianna Filippi’s musical language is inspired by the music of Maurice Ravel and Japanese film composer Joe Hisaishi. Marianna has always harbored a love of scoring for theatre and film and been commissioned to score theatrical productions including most notably the adaption of Lars Von Trier’s film ‘Dogville’ performed at the Burton Theatre, and Bruce Guthrie’s ‘Man to Man’, which premiered at the Welsh Millennium Centre in Cardiff.
Blue Café is a new, intimate performance space on the third floor of the Camden Opera House, showcasing performances you won’t see anywhere else! Doors open at 7 pm, show starts approx. 7:45. Admission is always free (donations welcome), bar provided by 40 Paper Bistro and Bar! Bring a friend.
Jonathan Edwards returns to headline for the Camden Windjammer Weekend!
Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends … such is a Jonathan Edwards concert. Four decades into a stellar career of uncompromising musical integrity, the man simply delivers, night after night – songs of passion, insight, and humor, all rendered in that pure and powerful tenor.
Join us, as the Camden Opera House once again welcomes Jonathan Edwards to the stage.