The Curséd is a “gem”!

Our revised show is so very lovely in the Space Gallery!  Thank you to PortFringe for the fantastic first look review (below) and the chance to bring this show to life once more.  Two more chances to see us on Wed. June 20th and Thurs. June 21st both at 8:15pm in Space on Congress St.



Naked Shakespeare presents “The Curséd” at Portfringe!

Come check out the new and improved version of our show that first premiered this February!

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From the earth they come, to the earth they return. Witches though they may be, they don’t deserve to be bound. The Curséd is a powerful tale of pain, revenge, and magic as told through movement and a mash-up of Shakespeare’s words.

Adapted by: Megan Tripaldi and Ella Mock

Directed by: Ella Mock

​Featuring: Shannon Wade, Megan Tripaldi, Ella Mock, Sarah Barlow, Kristian Staev, Jody McColman

*Content Warning: Themes of abuse

SUN 6/17 @ 10:00pm
TUE 6/19 @ 6:30pm
WED 6/20 @ 8:15pm
THU 6/21 @ 8:15pm

all shows at SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

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World premiere film screening at Acorn!

Spring acting class showcase and end-of-season Naked Shakespeare celebration

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Wednesday, May 30th at 7pm

Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland

Admission FREE! ($5 suggested donation – cash or check)

Join students from the Acorn Acting Academy’s spring session as they perform Improv, scenes and monologues as their final projects. The evening also features a few highlights from Naked Shakespeare’s 2017/18 season, as well as the premiere screening of the new mockumentary “The Shakespeare House,” produced by upinatoms, and created by Noah Bragg and Alex Sutula in collaboration with Naked Shakespeare. The evening ends with a very important announcement about the coming 2018/19 season!

Beer and wine will be available from the bar, and snacks will be served. Help us celebrate all of the wonderful work being done by Acorn students and actors!

Support Acorn’s work by making a tax-deductible contribution!

The Maine Playwrights Festival comes to life!

Join us as five plays are birthed for their world premiere performances.  We also are offering a reading of a new work by Callie Kimball, the MPF Playwright-in- Residence

Read Megan Grumbling’s review


April 26 to May 5

The Studio Theater at Portland Stage
$20 adults/$18 students and seniors

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A reading of DREAMS OF THE PENNY GODS, by Callie Kimball

Wednesday, May 2 at 7pm

The Studio Theater at Portland Stage
Admission FREE ($10 suggested donation)

click here to see a complete schedule for this year’s MPF

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