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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 for most shows, offering choose-your-own reserved  seating.  

  • Registration for Theater Camp
    Registration for Theater Camp
    Thu, Feb 15
    Feb 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Feb 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    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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  • Jazz in June: Kandace Springs
    Jazz in June: Kandace Springs
    Sat, Jun 15
    Jun 15, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Jun 15, 2024, 7:30 PM
    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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  • Queer Film Fest
    Queer Film Fest
    Sat, Jun 22
    Jun 22, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Jun 22, 2024, 7:00 PM
    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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  • “Preposterous!”
    “Preposterous!”
    Sun, Jun 30
    Jun 30, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Jun 30, 2024, 3:00 PM
    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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  • Summer Sounds: The Right Track
    Summer Sounds: The Right Track
    Sun, Aug 04
    Aug 04, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Aug 04, 2024, 4:00 PM
    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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  • Bob Marley - 2 shows!
    Bob Marley - 2 shows!
    Sat, Aug 10
    Aug 10, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Aug 10, 2024, 5:30 PM
    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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  • Summer Sounds: Primo Cubano
    Summer Sounds: Primo Cubano
    Sun, Aug 11
    Aug 11, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Aug 11, 2024, 4:00 PM
    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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  • CBT camp show "CATS: Young Actors Edition"
    CBT camp show "CATS: Young Actors Edition"
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Aug 15
    Aug 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Aug 15, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    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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  • Summer Sounds: Billy Wylder
    Summer Sounds: Billy Wylder
    Sun, Aug 18
    Aug 18, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Aug 18, 2024, 4:00 PM
    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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  • An Evening with Nick Schifrin
    An Evening with Nick Schifrin
    Sat, Aug 24
    Aug 24, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Aug 24, 2024, 7:30 PM
    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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  • Summer Sounds: Midnight Breakfast
    Summer Sounds: Midnight Breakfast
    Sun, Aug 25
    Aug 25, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Aug 25, 2024, 4:00 PM
    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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  • A Day in the Life: A Beatles Experience
    A Day in the Life: A Beatles Experience
    Fri, Aug 30
    Aug 30, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Aug 30, 2024, 7:30 PM
    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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  • Barnaby Bright
    Barnaby Bright
    Fri, Sep 06
    Sep 06, 2024, 7:30 PM
    Sep 06, 2024, 7:30 PM
    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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  • Camden International Film Festival
    Camden International Film Festival
    Thu, Sep 12
    Sep 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – Sep 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Sep 12, 2024, 7:00 PM – Sep 15, 2024, 10:00 PM
    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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