Arts

Our Arts program was created to bring an appreciation of the fine arts into students' lives by discovering individual talents, encouraging original expression, and fostering creative discovery. On campus, Students experience live professional performances in the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, see professionally curated exhibits in the PACE Galleries, and display their own works of art in the Nadler Gallery.  
Arts

Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center

Located on the campus of Fryeburg Academy, the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is home to a variety of professional and student performances throughout the year. Since opening its doors in January 2009, the “LHE/PAC” has offered a state-of-the-art performance space for the Mount Washington Valley. From hosting renowned performers including Peter Yarrow, NRBQ, Carbon Leaf, and comedian Bob Marley, to projecting live video streams of the Metropolitan Opera’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning “Live In HD” series, the LHE/PAC has become a cultural heartbeat of northern New England. 
 
Funded in part by the Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation.

Purchase Tickets to Upcoming Events:

List of 10 events.

  • Met Opera Live in HD: Rusalka

    Kristine Opolais stars in the role that helped launch her international career, the mythical Rusalka, who sings the haunting “Song to the Moon.” Mary Zimmerman brings her wondrous theatrical imagination to Dvorák’s fairytale of love and longing, rejection and redemption. Brandon Jovanovich, Jamie Barton, Katarina Dalayman, and Eric Owens complete the all-star cast, and Mark Elder conducts. White Mountain Cider Company will be serving lunch in the lobby from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Due to our limited lunch seating, all tables are reserved for White Mountain Cider Co. customers. Joe De Vito will be hosting his Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, February 23rd at 3:00 pm.
    Estimated Run Time - 3:40 (2 intermissions)
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

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  • White Room of My Remembering

    Fryeburg Academy Theatre presents their 2017 One Act Festival play, White Room of My Remembering. This drama by Jean Lenox Toddie is the story of two women, Margaret and Jessie, who have come to Jessie's childhood home to put it up for sale. While Margaret goes to find a real estate agent, Jessie has conversations with herself as a girl and with her deceased father and her mother. The cast and crew will be competing in the One Act Regional Festival at Oxford Hills High School on March 10th and 11th. 
    Free Admission (donations will be gratefully accepted)

  • Met Opera Live in HD: La Traviata

    Sonya Yoncheva sings one of opera’s most beloved heroines, the tragic courtesan Violetta, a role in which she triumphed on the Met stage in 2015, opposite Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo, and Thomas Hampson as his father, Germont. Carmen Giannattasio sings later performances of the title role opposite Atalla Ayan, with the great Plácido Domingo as Germont. Nicola Luisotti conducts. White Mountain Cider Company will be serving lunch in the lobby from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Due to our limited lunch seating, all tables are reserved for White Mountain Cider Co. customers. Joe De Vito will be hosting his Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, March 9th at 3:00 pm.
    Estimated Run Time - 2:33 (1 intermission)
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Met Opera Live in HD: Idomeneo

    Mozart’s first operatic masterpiece returns to the Met in the classic Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production, conducted by Music Director Emeritus James Levine. The superb ensemble includes Matthew Polenzani as the king torn by a rash vow; mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of his noble son Idamante; soprano Nadine Sierra as Ilia; and soprano Elza van den Heever as the volatile Elettra, who loves Idamante to the bounds of madness. White Mountain Cider Company will be serving lunch in the lobby from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Due to our limited lunch seating, all tables are reserved for White Mountain Cider Co. customers. Joe De Vito will be hosting his Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, March 23rd at 3:00 pm. 
    Estimated Run Time - 3:58 (2 intermissions)

    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Act One Dance Presents: Alice in Wonderland

    Act One Dance Company presents a shortened version of Tchaikovsky's classical ballet, Alice in Wonderland. The first half of the show will feature award-winning pieces from Act One's recent dance competition, including ballet, lyrical, tap, and jazz. 
    $15-Adults, $12-Children (12 and under) 
    Call Tina Titzer's School of Dance at 207-935-4020 to pre-order tickets
  • Comedian Bob Marley

    Maine's own Bob Marley is coming back to the LHE/PAC to put on another hilarious performance! From getting his own special on Comedy Central to appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien (to name a few), Marley has become one of the most sought after comedians in the country. All proceeds benefit the Class of 2017 Project Graduation.
    $22-In Advance, $25-Night of the Show

  • Fryeburg Academy Presents: The King And I

    Fryeburg Academy presents the 2016-17 All-School Musical, The King And I. This 1952 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, a classic by Rodgers and Hammerstein, is based on Anna and the King of Siam, a 1944 novel by Margaret Landon. Anna is a widowed British schoolteacher brought to Siam to tutor the King’s many children. When she arrives, though she enjoys an instant connection to the students, she struggles with cultural differences and with the headstrong King. Through her kindness and persistence, Anna eventually connects with the King, helping to fuel mutual feelings of social understanding and cultural acceptance and openness.
    $10-Adults, $5-Students


  • Fryeburg Academy Presents: The King And I

    Fryeburg Academy presents the 2016-17 All-School Musical, The King And I. This 1952 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, a classic by Rodgers and Hammerstein, is based on Anna and the King of Siam, a 1944 novel by Margaret Landon. Anna is a widowed British schoolteacher brought to Siam to tutor the King’s many children. When she arrives, though she enjoys an instant connection to the students, she struggles with cultural differences and with the headstrong King. Through her kindness and persistence, Anna eventually connects with the King, helping to fuel mutual feelings of social understanding and cultural acceptance and openness.
    $10-Adults, $5-Students

  • Met Opera Live in HD: Eugene Onegin

    Tchaikovsky’s setting of Pushkin’s timeless verse novel is presented on the Met stage in Deborah Warner’s moving production, starring Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Tatiana and Onegin. Alexey Dolgov sings the role of Lenski, and Robin Ticciati conducts. White Mountain Cider Company will be serving lunch in the lobby from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Due to our limited lunch seating, all tables are reserved for White Mountain Cider Co. customers. Joe De Vito will be hosting his Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, April 20th at 3:00 pm. 
    Estimated Run Time - 3:38 (2 intermissions)
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Portland Symphony Orchestra Brass KinderKonzert

    Learn about musical concepts like melody, harmony, rhythm, and call and response, as well as a little about the brass family of instruments with players from the Portland Symphony Orchestra! This performance is educationally aimed at Pre-K through 2nd grade students. Proceeds help MSAD 72 continue to fund musical experiences for students. 
    $4 General Admission (call or email the box office to make reservations)
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Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center 
18 Bradley Street, Fryeburg, Maine 04037 
Phone: (207) 935-9232 
boxoffice@fryeburgacademy.org

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