Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill and discovers a mama bear

Maine Children’s Theatre musical ‘Blueberries for Sal’ comes to Thomaston, Nov. 13

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    THOMASTON — Maine Children’s Theatre is renowned for its family shows, according to Watts Hall Community Arts, in a news release. And now Midcoast families don’t have to go to Portland to see one. Watts Hall Community Arts presents MCT’s traveling production of “Blueberries for Sal: The Musical” Sunday, Nov. 13, at 2:30 p.m., at Watts Hall, 174 Main St., in downtown Thomaston. 

    Based on the book by Robert McCloskey, this family show is adapted for the stage by Michael J. Bobbitt and Sandra B. Eskin, with music and lyrics by William Yanesh.

    Sal and her mother are picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter. Meanwhile, Sal's mother is being followed by a small bear with a big appetite for berries. Will each mother go home with the right little one? A caper of mixed-up reunions between mothers and babies, this tale ends with everything put aright. 

    Advance tickets for “Blueberries for Sal” are $15 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under; tickets the day of the show will be $18 for adults, $8 for kids. Advance tickets can be purchased online at

    Event Date: 

    Sun, 11/13/2022 - 2:30pm

    Event Location: 

    Watts Hall


    174 Main Street
    Thomaston, ME 04861
    United States