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Midcoast Maine’s Premier Event Spot

SHOWS

UPCOMING
SHOWS

The Camden Opera House is home to a wide variety of events, and we are pleased to welcome you again!  We have returned to full capacity, offering choose-your-own reserved  seating for most shows.

  • Feb 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Camden, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    The acclaimed Missoula Children's Theatre returns! Dates are Monday through Saturday, July 8-13, for children who will enter first through 12th grade in the fall. Space is limited! PLEASE READ CAMP POLICY BEFORE REGISTERING (button on our homepage)
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  • Jun 15, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Singer, pianist, songwriter Kandace Springs follows a daytime free outdoor concert and dusk restaurant reception downtown! Hiroya Tsukamoto opens. Tickets $50 advance/$60 day-of-show. Sponsored by First National Bank and First National Wealth Management, Camden Maine Stay Inn and 40 Paper.
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  • Jun 22, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with queer stories and queer filmmakers! Birch Bark Events presents Camden’s first Queer Film Fest, an evening of short films. Co-presented by Points North; proceeds benefit OUT Maine. $20, general admission. Film synopses with ticketing. Doors open 6:30 p.m.
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  • Jun 30, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Happenstance Theater brings back its sophisticated, yet delightfully ridiculous, family-friendly theatrical clown circus! A quintet of vintage clowns become circus animals, make live music & sound effects + more in this “pocket-sized” show. FREE, thanks to our Community Arts Fund! General admission.
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  • Aug 04, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Our season of free concerts 4 p.m. Sundays in August at the Camden Snow Bowl opens with The Right Track, a local 11-piece soul/funk/classic R&B band. BYO picnics & lawn seating. In the event of wet weather, the concert will be held at the Camden Opera House. Rain location decision 5 p.m. day before.
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  • Aug 10, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Popular Maine comedian Bob Marley returns to Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St.! Tickets are $39.50, limited to eight per person. Beware of resellers (and their higher prices); choose-your-own reserved-seat tickets here, online at camdenoperahouse.com! 5:30 and 8 p.m. shows.
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  • Aug 11, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Our free Sundays in August concert series continues with Primo Cubano, which plays “son,” the traditional Cuban dance music that led to today's salsa. BYO picnics & lawn seating. In the event of wet weather, the concert will be at the Camden Opera House. Rain location decision 5 p.m. day before.
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  • Aug 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Based on T.S. Eliot’s "Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats," this one-hour adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical is especially tailored for young actors. Camden Ballet Theatre's Summer Camp Students will bring this "meow-sical" to life! Two performances, 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday. $10.
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  • Aug 18, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Our free Sundays in August concert series continues with Billy Wylder, New England's acclaimed art rock band that melds American folk, rock & world music. BYO picnics & lawn seating. In the event of wet weather, the concert will be at the Camden Opera House. Rain location decision 5 p.m. day before.
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  • Aug 24, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    The Camden Conference, in partnership with Maine Public, presents An Evening with Nick Schifrin – Reporting on War in the 21st Century. PBS NewsHour's award-winning Foreign Affairs and Defense Correspondent has covered wars in Ukraine, in Gaza, Syria, Afghanistan and more. $34/$24 members.
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  • Aug 25, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Camden Snow Bowl, 20 Barnestown Rd, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Portland-based indie-soul sextet Midnight Breakfast, including Camden native Myles Kelley, wraps up the 2024 series. BYO picnics & lawn seating. In the event of wet weather, the concert will be at the Camden Opera House. Rain location decision 5 p.m. day before. Sponsored by our Community Arts Fund.
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  • Aug 30, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Popular multimedia live music tribute returns for Windjammer Weekend! “A Day in the Life: A Beatles Experience” has been taking regional audiences on a multi–sensory journey back to the turbulent decade of the 1960s ever since it debuted on our stage some years ago. $40/$34 for adults, $25 under 18.
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  • Sep 06, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    Not easily defined, Barnaby Bright is an alt-Americana trio (Nathan & Becky Bliss + Carmen Dieker) that takes audiences on a ride through love songs, murder ballads and deeply moving, relatable themes. $22 in advance, $25 day-of-show. Sponsored by Lord Camden Inn and 40 Paper.
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  • Sep 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – Sep 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St, Camden, ME 04843, USA
    CIFF celebrates 20 years this fall, featuring boundary-pushing documentary films and filmmakers from across the globe. The festival runs in person Sept. 12-15 at various venues in Camden and Rockland, including Camden Opera House; and online Sept. 16-30. Early Bird Passes on sale thru July 1.
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About Camden
Opera House

Opened in 1894 and on the National Register of Historic Places, The Camden Opera House is a 489-seat auditorium, including two conference and meeting rooms, a lounge and mini-theater -- all served by elevator. Owned, managed, and supported by the Town of Camden, Maine, the opera house serves residents of all ages by hosting a wide range and variety of performances, concerts, theater, national and international conferences, and other events. Annually, Camden Opera House hosts over 28,000 patrons. With more than 125 years of service to the community, we are invested in the cultural vibrancy of our community and see the Opera House as a mainspring in the advancement of a vibrant downtown area.

MISSION: 
Our mission is to produce, sponsor and host events that supplement and expand the cultural, social and economic life of the community.  For us, this also includes over 200 town sponsored meetings, events, and community gatherings per year.

VISION:
Our vision is to be Midcoast Maine’s premier performing arts and conference center and a high-quality, community venue working in partnership with every facet of our vibrant Maine community and region.   We seek to create and expand opportunities for intellectual excitement and enrichment in the arts through excellence in programming.

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ADDRESS

Camden Opera House

29 Elm Street P.O. Box 1207

Camden, ME. 04843

 

Phone

(207) 236-7963

EMAIL

For Info & Tickets > Dagney,

dernest@camdenmaine.gov

For Booking > Dave,

dmorrison@camdenmaine.gov

For Tech > Karl,

kkrahn@camdenmaine.gov

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