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Always great performances even if you don't care for the genre.

These people always put on such fine performances & make them so real & enjoying. Their actors... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Millinocket, Maine
Superb acting and set designs

I have regularly attended PTC shows for six years. They are always superbly acted and performed on... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
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Penobscot Theatre Company, owners of the historic Bangor Opera House, is America’s Northeastern-most professional, year round, not-for-profit theatre company, producing a wide variety of plays and musicals each season. PTC is committed to presenting...more
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All reviews opera house full monty shear madness amazing performance great cast local talent beauty and the beast adds to the charm story line superb acting wonderful venue off broadway entire cast ticket prices are six years main characters no exception
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

These people always put on such fine performances & make them so real & enjoying. Their actors & actresses make you buy into the characters very soon & they present top entertainment.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I have regularly attended PTC shows for six years. They are always superbly acted and performed on outstanding sets. The mix of local and national talent is interesting, with quality performances from all.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

I just attended the current production of The Graduate. It has been a few years since I was in the theatre and I was completely bowled over. It’s now immaculately clean, beautifully refurbished and offers two separate areas for concessions. (So no wait!) Best of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry H
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Trying to duplicate Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman in live theater is like a 3rd grade art student painting the Mona Lisa! It just doesn’t work even with the best of local talent. Ben was totally miscast with a tall brown haired guy. Mrs Robinson...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rjma15
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Attended a performance of Shear Madness. Very, very funny show. Performances by each of the actors were terrific. Lovely theatre. I look forward to seeing another show next time I am in Bangor.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Went to see Shear Madness one weekend and the Kinsey Sicks the next. If it’s at the Penobscot Theatre, you can count on excellence.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sue B
Reviewed July 9, 2018

What an AMAZING performance of Shear Madness. I'm wasn't huge into theater, but this show changed my mind on that! My wife and I laughed through the whole thing! What a blast we had and we will be making regular trips to shows here from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Greg P
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Bangor is so lucky to have this world-class theatre! Great productions! Terrific venue! And lots of very good restaurants within walking distance.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LuvVittorio
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Every show I have seen at this theatre has far exceeded my expectations and this one was no exception. I had not seen this show performed before anywhere else. The cast was great, it was a very fun interactive experience. We were in the third...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jill K
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We’ve only been twice, but we hope to get back to the Penobscot Theatre Company again soon. The show we saw most recently - Shear Madness - was exceptionally well-done. The entire cast, mostly local actors, was fabulous. The new seats are very comfortable, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Yes. On our website (full version vs mobile) if you go to Buy Tickets and follow the prompts - press "choose my own seats" and a seating chart will come up. Website links cannot be included here unfortunately!