Special live event, three broadcasts added to 2020 Strand schedule

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 3:30pm

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Strand Theatre
Rockland  Maine
United States

    ROCKLAND — Three broadcasts and a special event have been added to Strand Theatre’s winter and spring lineup. 

    HD:

    Feb. 29: Met Opera LIVE: Handel’s AGRIPPINA

    March 1: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: SWAN LAKE

    March 10: Met Opera ENCORE: Handel’s AGRIPPINA

     

    SPECIAL EVENTS:

    Feb. 13 at 2 pm: LECTURE BY ROGER DELL

     

    FILM:

    Feb. 8: ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD

     

    UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE STRAND THEATRE

     

    LIVE SHOWS:     

     

    Friday, Feb. 7 at 7:30 pm: BROADWAY’S NEXT HIT MUSICAL

    NYC's original, award-winning improvised musical comedy! The cast spontaneously creates scenes and songs filled
 with great dancing, catchy melodies, and tons of laughter. The audience votes for their favorite
 song, then watches as it’s turned into a full blown improvised musical -- complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore! Tickets: $25/Advance, $30/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

    Friday, Feb. 28 at 6:30 pm: JAZZY ASH and the LEAPING LIZARDS

    Strand Family Series

    Celebrate Mardis Gras and learn about New Orleans music and culture with this five-piece jazz band for kids and families! Jazzy Ash, a celebrated songwriter and music educator, is inspired by the New Orleans roots and early jazz of her mother’s hometown, and influenced by her father's Trinidadian culture. Pay-What-You-Can Admission: $20/$10/$5/$0. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

    Friday, March 20 at 7:30 pm: KAT EDMONSON

    Jazz vocalist who brings the songs and sensibility of the Great American Songbook into the 21st century. With a sweetly mellifluous soprano and a gift for evocative songwriting, Kat Edmonson  is a rare artist who embodies the spirit of the past while remaining resolutely au courant. Tickets: $18/Advance, $21/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

    Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 pm: ALEX CUBA

    Latin Grammy/Juno Winner Alex Cuba is a Cuban singer-songwriter whose Latin sounds are not tied to tradition; his sugarcane-sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks and powerful guitar riffs reflect his vast musical vision. Alex Cuba has released seven albums, and has toured and recorded nationally and internationally. Tickets: $18/Advance, $21/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

    Friday, April 3 at 6:30 pm: THIS WORLD MADE ITSELF and INFINITELY YOURS with Miwa Matreyek

    Strand Family Series

    Award-winning performance artist Miwa Matreyek uses theatrical storytelling, animation and shadow art to illustrate the history of the earth, our changing environment, and the complex world of humanity. Pay-What-You-Can: $20, $10, $5, $0. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

    Saturday, April 4 at 7:30 pm: JOSHUA DAVIS

    Heartland roots rock from Michigan troubadour Joshua Davis. Davis is known for his warm and weathered voice, poetic songwriting, and gift for connecting with audiences that span generations. Tickets: $15/Advance, $18/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

    Saturday, April 17 at 7:30 pm: MIKE FARRIS and the Fortunate Few

    Nashville’s Mike Farris brings his own mix of blues, gospel, rock and soul, and is known for his dynamic and powerful shows! Tickets: $20/Advance, $25/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

    Friday, April 24 at 7:30 pm: JUDITH OWEN

    British singer-songwriter and pianist Judith Owen’s musical eclecticism has seen her records shelved in the rock, folk, and jazz sections of record stores. Her live performances have been wowing listeners and gaining fans wherever she tours in Europe and North America. Tickets: $18/Advance, $21/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all concerts for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

     

    SPECIAL EVENTS

    Thursday, Feb. 13 at 2 pm: LECTURE BY ROGER DELL

    Art historian and museum educator Roger Dell presents an illustrated lecture, How the Matriarchal Minoans Began Western Civilization; And Why They Disappeared, about the art and religion of the Minoans, a prosperous, seafaring, matriarchal culture that thrived 3,500 years ago on the Greek Islands. Kalliste, Dell’s new historical novel that recreates the world of the Minoans, will be available for sale and signing. Admission by donation. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

    HIGH DEFINITION BROADCASTS

     

    Sunday, Jan. 26 at 1 pm: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: GISELLE

    Captured-live broadcast from Moscow

    The young peasant girl Giselle dies of a broken heart when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion.

    In this brand-new production of Giselle, world renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh perspective to one of the oldest and greatest works of classical dance. Running time: 2 hours 30 min. Tickets: $15/Adults, $10/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

     

    Saturday, Feb. 1 at 1 pm: Met Opera LIVE: The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS

    Live high-definition broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera. 

    The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece stars bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. Run Time: 3h 15min, with one intermission. $27/Adults, $15/18 and under, and college students with ID. The Strand lobby bar will be open for age 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

     

    Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 1  pm: Met Opera ENCORE: The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS

    High definition re-broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera. 

    The Gershwins’ modern American masterpiece stars bass-baritone Eric Owens and soprano Angel Blue in the title roles. Director James Robinson’s stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row, a setting vibrant with the music, dancing, emotion, and heartbreak of its inhabitants. Run Time: 3h 15min, with one intermission. $23/Adults, $20/Strand Members, $5/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID; available at the box office 30 minutes prior to show. The Strand lobby bar will be open for age 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

     

    Saturday, Feb. 29 at 1 pm: Met Opera LIVE: Handel’s AGRIPPINA

    Live high-definition broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera.

    As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel’s tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar’s wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating. Run time: 3h 45min, with one intermission. $27/Adults, $15/18 and under, and college students with ID. The Strand lobby bar will be open for age 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

     

    Sunday, March 1 at 1 pm: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema: SWAN LAKE

    Captured-live broadcast from Moscow

    Prince Siegfried must choose a bride, but encounters a mysterious and magnetic swan-woman, Odette, by the lake and is captivated. His vow of eternal love to her will have irreversible consequences. Tchaikovsky’s essential masterpiece is technically challenging and filled with vibrant emotion.  Running time: 2 hours 45 min. Tickets: $15/Adults, $10/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

     

    Tuesday, March 10 at 1 pm: Met Opera ENCORE: Handel’s AGRIPPINA

    High definition re-broadcast from New York’s Metropolitan Opera.

    As the imperious title empress, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato leads the Met premiere of Handel’s tale of deception and deceit. Harry Bicket conducts Sir David McVicar’s wry new production, which gives this Baroque black comedy a politically charged, modern updating. Run time: 3h 45min, with one intermission. $23/Adults, $20/Strand Members, $5/Students 18 and under, and college students with ID; available at the box office 30 minutes prior to show. The Strand lobby bar will be open for age 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com 

     FILMS THIS WEEK

    Friday, Jan. 24 - Thursday, Jan. 30: A HIDDEN LIFE

    From director Terrence Malick, the story of an unsung Austrian hero who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. Directed by Terrence Malick. Starring August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simo. PG-13 (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

     

     FILMS COMING SOON

    Friday, Jan. 31 - Thursday, Feb. 6: OSCAR SHORTS

    All three categories of the Oscar-Nominated Short Films  – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – are presented in advance of the Academy Awards on February 9, offering audiences a chance to predict the winners! FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

     

    Saturday, Feb. 8: ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD

    ONE DAY ONLY

    Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film visits 1969 Los Angeles, where everything is changing, as TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. Special Strand screening prior to the Academy Awards on Feb. 9. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margo Robbie, Luke Perry, Dakota Fanning, Al Pacino. R (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com