"Dare to Dream" Film Series

Steve McQueen -
The Man & Le Mans

The amazing true story of life in the fast lane. At the time Le Mans went into production McQueen was one of cinema's biggest stars. Given his choice of film projects thanks to a lucrative deal with Cinema Center Studios, McQueen quickly began work on the passion project he had been dreaming about for the past decade. But as production on Le Mans got underway, the driven star would be forced to contend not only with the sudden departure of the film's original director, John Sturgis, but his own failing marriage, the threat of bankruptcy, and the fear of learning that he had been targeted for death by one of the most notorious serial killers of the 20th Century as well.  A story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication. 

Documentary film not rated. Not recommended for young children.

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The Bucky Lewis Show
- Adult Comedy

For over 25 years the Bucky Lewis has been entertaining audiences with his dynamic one-man comedy and music show.‚Äč Using many forms of comedic stylings and disciplines makes this show unique and a stand-out, delighting sold out crowds everywhere.

The Bucky Lewis Show uses laughter as a tool, raising thousands of dollars for charities, and non-profits. A portion of proceeds for this show will go to the Franklin Mayor's Drug Task Force, helping to raise awareness and prevent drug abuse in our communities.

There are many ways people laugh at a show. The Bucky Lewis Show has them all! Please note: This is an ADULT comedy show.


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Almost, Maine

Franklin Footlight Theatre proudly presents this entertaining story told in a unique way. One cold, clear night, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways.

Written by John Cariani, the show is comprised of nine short plays that explore love and loss in a remote, mythical almost-town called Almost, Maine. It premiered at the Portland Stage Company in Portland, Maine in 2004 where it broke box office records and garnered critical acclaim.


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I Spy Butterfly

A live musical show with puppets
presented by Foreign Landscape Productions.

How does a nature-loving explorer kid become a bug’s best friend? Find out in this delightful eco-story about the ways we all grow and change. With a live original musical score by Max Weigert, colorful critters, and oodles of audience interaction make this show a fun ecological romp in the wild!

After the show, stay and meet the performers!
Recommended for Family Audiences —
Preschool–Gr. 4

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AudioBody
"An Electrified, Modern Tribute to Vaudeville!"

This thrilling high-tech comedy show is an explosive mix of circus arts, relentless comedy, full-body contortion, juggling, and live, up-beat, electronic music! Features a custom 15-foot wide drum set, electronic jumpsuits, and a complete computerized LED lighting system that will transform the Opera House into the full AudioBody experience.

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New Hampshire
Fiddle Ensemble

is a group of over 60 acoustic musicians ages 6 to 85, who love all styles of acoustic music, including guitars, mandolins, banjos, and basses. They perform this well-attended concert in multiple locations each year with roaring applause. It’s a fun, entertaining, feel good show you don’t want to miss.

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Andrew Silver: Variety Artist
Spring Break
Special Morning Matinee!

Years of practice, coupled with his uncanny nimbleness, have cemented Andrew Silver’s reputation as one of Maine’s leading magicians and jugglers. In addition, his versatility and keen sense of timing as a comedian are making him a legend as a professional variety artist.

MAGIC & MESMERIZING MENTALISM

Andrew’s magic delves deeper than the typical magician’s bag of tricks you often see. His slight of hand and close-up magic, combined with mentalism, physically and psychologically transform his magic into an attention-grabbing experience. The anomaly that convinces audiences they’re seeing things that are aren’t actually true increases the intensity of Andrew’s magic and creates an invisible bond with his audience, tingling their senses and inciting their imagination.

JUGGLING

Juggling is not magic—there are no tricks, or slight of hand. Juggling takes intense concentration and years of practice to master, not to mention immeasurable eye/hand coordination.

Watching Andrew’s incredible juggling performance instills in children and adults alike the feeling they’re standing on a precipice, holding their breath in anticipation of the finale when it’s once again okay to breathe.


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Seussical: The Musical

Over 100 of Franklin’s young thespians light up the
Opera House stage in this annual musical extravaganza. Don’t miss their smiling faces in this fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical brings to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.


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RUST NEVER SLEEPS

is a unique, live rock show that celebrates the music and musical career of Neil Young. While some groups in the tribute-band genre are content with a note for note replication of the original recordings, a Rust Never Sleeps show is infused with the passion and truth that comes from musicians using their own unique, creative energy to present these great songs.

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Ticket Price Levels
Adult: ages 21-55
Senior: over age 55
Student: ages 14-20
Child: under age 14


Group Discounts often available for groups of 10 or more. Contact us for details.


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