Stonington is one of the shining stars of the performing arts in Maine thanks to the STONINGTON OPERA HOUSE (OPERA HOUSE ARTS). Located in the downtown village area next to all the restaurants, inns, galleries, and shops. This 100 year old theater is open year round. Opera House Arts shows current/first run films and classic favorites; produces both familiar plays and orginal productions featuring both professional and local actors; hosts an eclectic mix of muscial artists in concert; and informs and engages us with interesting lectures. Often their shows and events are given in conjunction with package discounts to local restaurants and inns/motels. People come from near and far to be entertained at the Opera House!

An abbreviated list of the special events in 2012 can be found on this site under the Calendar of events:

For more complete information call (207) 367-2788 or visit their website at

Opera House Arts also runs workshops for people of all ages and interests and some of their winter productions include participation by local residents. Call to find out how you can participate! You can also participate by volunteering or donating to the organization!


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