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, including Fryeburg Academy’s own award-winning music and theater productions. Since opening in 2009, the “LHE/PAC” has offered a state-of-the-art performance space for the Mt. Washington Valley community, presenting world-class music, theater, visual art, educational workshops, and more. 
 
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Programming at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is funded in part by the generosity of the Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation.

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List of 10 events.

  • Fryeburg Academy Presents: Oklahoma!

    Fryeburg Academy presents Oklahoma! on November 29th, 30th, and December 1st at 7 PM. Rodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love's journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in making a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brand-new state provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA!
    $10-Adults, $5-Students/F.A. Faculty & Staff

  • Fryeburg Academy Presents: Oklahoma!

    Fryeburg Academy presents Oklahoma! on November 29th, 30th, and December 1st at 7 PM. Rodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love's journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in making a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brand-new state provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA!
    $10-Adults, $5-Students/F.A. Faculty & Staff

  • Fryeburg Academy Presents: Oklahoma!

    Fryeburg Academy presents Oklahoma! on November 29th, 30th, and December 1st at 7 PM. Rodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love's journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in making a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brand-new state provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA!
    $10-Adults, $5-Students/F.A. Faculty & Staff

  • Fryeburg Academy Candlelight Concerts

    The Fryeburg Academy Music Program presents the annual Candlelight Concerts at 4:00 and 7:00, featuring the school's choral and instrumental ensembles performing a vast selection of holiday favorites. Snow date: Monday, December 10th (7:00 show only).
    Free Admission
  • Met Opera Live in HD: La Traviata

    Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Michael Mayer’s richly textured new production, featuring a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Soprano Diana Damrau plays the tragic heroine, Violetta, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez returns to the Met for the first time in five seasons to sing the role of Alfredo, Violetta’s hapless lover. Baritone Quinn Kelsey is Alfredo’s father, Germont, who destroys their love. Later performances feature Anita Hartig, Stephen Costello, Artur Ruciński, and Plácido Domingo. Estimated run time: 3 hrs, 7 mins. Joe De Vito will be hosting his free Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, December 13th at 3 pm in the LHE/PAC seminar room.
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Holiday Festival of Dance & The Nutcracker Sweets

    Tina Titzer's Act One Dance Company presents the 10th annual Holiday Festival of Dance and The Nutcracker Sweets. There will be a matinee at 2:00 and an evening performance at 5:00. This family-friendly program will include ballet, tap, and jazz pieces to your favorite Christmas tunes in the first half, and a shortened version of The Nutcracker in the second half.
    $15-Adults, $12-Children 12 and under (General Admission)
    Call Tina's studio at 207-935-4020 to reserve tickets
  • Bradley Backstage: Al Hospers & Friends Jazz Band

    Local bassist Al Hospers presents a concert of original jazz tunes, along with an eclectic mix of re-imagined covers. It's a retrospective of his 52-year career as a journeyman musician. The program will feature pianist Jed Wilson, Mike Sakash on saxes, and Craig Bryan on drums—all from the acclaimed Bradley Jazz Collective. They will be joined by long-time collaborators and friends Jeff Loewer on vibraphone/percussion and guitarist Jarrod Taylor. Bradley Backstage concerts 'flip' the theater and seat the audience on stage with the performers, creating a much more intimate and unforgettable live concert experience.
    $15-Adults, $5-Students (General Admission)

  • Met Opera Live in HD: Adriana Lecouvreur

    Soprano Anna Netrebko joins the ranks of Renata Tebaldi, Montserrat Caballé, and Renata Scotto, taking on—for the first time at the Met—the title role of the real-life French actress who dazzled 18th-century audiences with her on-and offstage passion. The soprano is joined by tenor Piotr Beczała as Adriana’s lover, Maurizio. The principal cast also features mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili and baritone Ambrogio Maestri. Gianandrea Noseda conducts. Sir David McVicar’s staging, which sets the action in a working replica of a Baroque theater, premiered at the Royal Opera House in London, where the Guardian praised the “elegant production, sumptuously designed … The spectacle guarantees a good night out.” Estimated run time: 3 hrs, 33 mins. Joe De Vito will be hosting his free Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, January 10th at 3 pm in the LHE/PAC seminar room.
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Met Opera Live in HD: Carmen

    Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress, a triumph in her 2017 debut performances, with impassioned tenors Yonghoon Lee and Roberto Alagna as her lover, Don José. Omer Meir Wellber and Louis Langrée share conducting duties for Sir Richard Eyre’s powerful production, a Met favorite since its 2009 premiere. Estimated run time: 3 hrs, 21 mins. Joe De Vito will be hosting his free Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, January 31st at 3 pm in the LHE/PAC seminar room.
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • Met Opera Live in HD: La Fille du Regiment

    Tenor Javier Camarena and soprano Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal fireworks—including the show-stopping tenor aria “Ah! Mes amis,” with its nine high Cs. Alessandro Corbelli and Maurizio Muraro trade off as the comic Sergeant Sulpice, with mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts. Estimated run time: 2 hrs, 35 mins. Joe De Vito will be hosting his free Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, February 28th at 3 pm in the LHE/PAC seminar room.
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students
    

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