Upcoming events at the Strand Theatre: June 20 to Oct. 4

Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:30am

Story Location:
345 Main Street
Rockland  Maine
United States

LIVE SHOWS:     

Sunday, July 7 at 5 p.m: STRAND ON THE AIR: Summer Fun Special

Join the cast for Strand On The Air: Summer Fun Special, the latest live radio variety show produced by the Strand Theatre! This 90 minute show will include music, comedy, drama, and special guests, all performed in front of a live studio audience and broadcast by WRFR. Led by Strand House Manager Liz McLeod, the Summer Fun Special will feature announcer David Troup, music by Brittany Parker and the Blake Rosso Band, skits performed by the Strand Family Players, and special musical guests Drive By Todd. Doors at 4:15pm, audience warm-up at 4:45pm, on the air at 5pm. Free Admission, donations accepted. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

Saturday, July 20: PAULA POUNDSTONE - SOLD OUT

Known for her distinctive brand of spontaneous observational comedy, Poundstone is a regular panelist on National Public Radio's (NPR) weekly news quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!”  She has guested on many late night talk shows, done commentaries for CBS SUNDAY MORNING, hosts the popular Maximum Fun podcast, and in 2017 released her second book, The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness. Tickets: $45/General Admission. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all live shows for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, August 9 at 7:30 p.m.: THE WEIGHT BAND featuring members of The Band and the Levon Helm Band

The Weight Band has been keeping the spirit and music alive that defined an era. Touring nationally for the past four years, the group features members of The Band and the Levon Helm Band: Jim Weide, Michael Bram,  Brian Mitchell, Albert Rogers and Matt Zeiner. Their first album World Gone Mad was released in 2018. Tickets: $28/Advance, $32/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all live shows for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m.: RED BARAAT

Red Baraat is a pioneering band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived by dhol player Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound, a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra with elements of hip-hop, jazz and raw punk energy. Created with no less a purposeful agenda than manifesting joy and unity in all people, Red Baraat’s spirit is worn brightly on its sweaty and hard-worked sleeve. Red Baraat’s June 2018 album release, “Sound The People”, hit the top 10 on the World Music Charts Europe.  Tickets: $24/Advance, $28/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all live shows for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m.: IRIS DEMENT

With opener Ana Egge

Iris DeMent is an acclaimed singer/songwriter whose 1992 debut Infamous Angel was hailed by Rolling Stone as “an essential album of the 90’s”. Combining elements of folk, gospel and country, her rich lyrical landscapes and captivating music have earned two Grammy nominations. and the respect of many of her peers such as John Prine, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell. Opener ANA EGGE is a Brooklyn based-by-way-of North Dakota singer and songwriter who has recorded 10 albums of original music. Tickets: $25/Advance, $30/Day of Show. Lobby and Balcony Bars are open for all live shows for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

HIGH DEFINITION BROADCASTS

Thursday, June 20 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.: National Theatre Live: ALL ABOUT EVE

High Definition Captured-live broadcast from London. Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve. Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world's most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove (Network, NT Live: A View from the Bridge), asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old. Running time: 2hours 15min. Tickets: $12/General Admission. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

FILMS

Friday, June 21 - Thursday, June 27: NON-FICTION

Juliette Binoche and Guillame Canet reunite with acclaimed director Olivier Assayas for this wry, slyly seductive tale of sex, lies, and literature. Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, NON-FICTION traces the romantic and emotional fallout that results when a controversial writer begins blurring the line between fact and fiction, using his real-life love affairs as fodder for his explosive new novel. Directed by Olivier Assayas. Starring Guillaume Canet, Juliette Binoche, Vincent Macaigne. R (France | 2018) In French with English subtitles.  FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, June 28 - Thursday, July 4: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

The documentary THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet. Directed by John Chester. Starring John & Molly Chester. PG (USA | 2019) FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Friday, July 5 at 8 p.m.: IT MIGHT GET LOUD

GUITAR HEROES Film Festival: Part 2

It Might Get Loud tells the personal stories, in their own words, of three generations of electric guitar virtuosos--The Edge (U2), Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin), and Jack White (The White Stripes). It reveals how each developed his unique sound and style of playing favorite instruments, guitars both found and invented. Concentrating on the artist's musical rebellion, traveling with him to influential locations, provoking rare discussion as to how and why he writes and plays, this film lets you witness intimate moments and hear new music from each artist. Directed by Davis Guggenheim. Starring Jimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White. PG (USA | 2009)

Lobby and Balcony Bars will be open for 21+. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com

 

Thursday, July 11 at 7 p.m.: Member Appreciation Screening: THELMA AND LOUISE

Meek housewife Thelma (Geena Davis) joins her independent friend Louise (Susan Sarandon) on a vacation trip that becomes a flight from the law when Louise shoots and kills a man who tries to rape Thelma at a bar. As they flee to Mexico, Thelma falls for sexy young thief J.D. (Brad Pitt), and the sympathetic Detective Slocumb (Harvey Keitel) tries to convince the two women to surrender. Directed by Ridley Scott. Starring Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Brad Pitt, Harvey Keitel. R (USA | 1991). Movie Trivia with Liz starts at 6pm. Free Admission for Strand Theatre Members. No regular admission tickets will be sold for this show. FMI Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland (207) 594-0070  www.RocklandStrand.com