2022 Musical!
Roald Dahl's Matilda
Book by Dennis Kelly | Lyrics by Tim Minchin 
Directed by Matt Cornish

Acadia Community Theater has held the rights to Matilda for almost 3 years,  We were 3 weeks away from production when Covid hit,  but now we're Back with a brand new production live,  on stage at the Grand Auditorium in Ellsworth!

Shows are April 29th at 7pm,  April 30th at 2pm and 7pm, May 1st at 2pm, May 6th & 7th at 7pm and May 8th at 2pm

Tickets can be purchased directly from The Grand

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Production Team:
Director: Matt Cornish
Producer: Doug Van Gorder
Technical Direction: Matt Hochman
Stage Manager: Kate Young

Past Shows

SPRING MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS

 

  • Wizard of Oz (1995) – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Velveteen Rabbit (1996) – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Charlotte’s Web (1997) – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe (1998)- directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Anne of Green Gables (1999)- directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2000) – directed by Debbie Mountford (nee Hacket)

  • Alice in Wonderland (2001) - directed by Frank Bachman

  • James and the Giant Peach (2002) – directed by Heather Candon

  • Peter Pan (2003) – directed by Kate Cox

  • The Wizard of Oz (2004) – directed by Matt Haynes

  • Oliver! (2005) – Directed by Brian Shepard

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (2006)- Directed by Brian Shepard

  • Annie! (2007) – directed by Tony St. Dennis

  • The Music Man (2008) – directed by Dan Mills

  • Seussical, the Musical (2009) – directed by Bob Bahr

  • Annie Get Your Gun (2010) – directed by Bob Bahr

  • Godspell (2011) – directed by Brian Shepard

  • Fiddler on the Roof (2012) – directed by Brian Shepard

  • Camelot (2013) – directed by Brian Shepard

  • Les Miserables (2014) – directed by Carlene Hirsch

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (2015) – directed by Carlene Hirsch

  • Willy Wonka (2016) - directed by Mike Perlman and Annie Leonardi-Merchant

  • Shrek, The Musical (2017) - directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Seussical, The Musical (2018) - directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Freaky Friday, A New Musical (2019) Directed by Mark Puglisi

 

 

SUMMER PRODUCTIONS

  • Invisible Dragon (1994)- directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Cinderella (1995)- directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Harvey (2001)- directed by Mark Puglisi

  • War of the World’s (“radio” broadcast) – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • The Taffetas (2012)- directed by Brian Shepard

  • The 39 Steps (2018) - Directed by Angel Hochman

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2019) - Directed by Casey Rush

HOLIDAY PLAYS

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  • Scrooge (1999)- directed by Mark Puglisi

  • It’s a Wonderful Life (2000)  – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Miracle on 34th Street (2001) – directed by Annie Schwartz & Maryann Van Dorn

  • Best Christmas Ever (2002)- directed by Mark Puglisi

  • The Little Match Girl / Last Stop ’til Christmas / An Old Fashioned Christmas (2003) – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • The Christmas Carol (2005) – directed by Brian Shepard

  • The Silent Bells (2006) – directed by Dan Mills

  • The Spirit of Giving (2007) – directed by Maddie Shattow

  • The Clubhouse Christmas (2008) – directed by Wendy Littlefield

  • It’s a Wonderful Life (2009) – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Miracle on 34th Street (2010) – directed by Nicole Cardano

  • A Christmas Story (2011) – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Stocking Stuffers (2012) – directed by Jeremy Hyde

  • A Neverland Christmas Carol (2013) – directed by Carlene Hirsch

  • A Downeast Christmas Carol (2014) – directed by Mark Puglisi

  • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (2015) - directed by Mark Puglisi

  • Nutcracker (2016) - directed by Jacob Sanner

  • Christmas in the Land of Oz (2017) - directed by Angel Hochman

  • A Christmas Story (2018) - directed by Doug Van Gorder

  • Closed for the Holidays (2019) - Directed by Matthew Hochman

 

OTHER EVENTS

  • Mystery Dinner Theater

  • Ground Hog Day

  • I Do, I Do (2011) - with thanks to Danielle and Brian Shepard

  • Twelfth Night (2016) - Collaboration with Barn Arts Collective

  • The Tempest (2017) - Collaboration with Barn Arts Collective

  • Twelfth Night! (2018) - Collaboration with Barn Arts Collective

  • Downeast Christmas Carol Radio Drama (2020) - Directed by Matt Cornish