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The Marvelous Meep Island Adventure

The University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre welcomes audiences back to theatre with a free, family-friendly, traveling outdoor show, The Marvelous Meep Island Adventure!

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About the Event
Presented by
USM Department of Theatre
(207) 780-5151
Friday, October 8 – Sunday, October 17

On the marvelous Meep Island, the Meeps play all day long; until, one fine day, the Somethings come along…Are these Somethings unpleasant? Will these Somethings be kind? What sort of Somethings did the little Meeps find? Come be part of our story and see how it ends; maybe Somethings and Meeps can somehow be friends. A free theatre event for audiences of all ages, presented outside in October on a variety of stages. Bring a blanket, chairs, a picnic; tell your friends and join the fun! This one-hour theatrical adventure is meant for everyone!


The Marvelous Meep Island Adventure
is a devised production based on the play Meep by Ed Swidey, directed by USM Theatre Department Chair Sara Valentine and assistant directed by physical comedian Jared Mongeau. USM Theatre students are working with movement specialists, artists, and musicians to create a fantastic story for the whole family.

This event is free and no reservations are needed. For more information, visit usm.maine.edu/theatre, or call the USM Theatre Box Office at (207) 780-5151

Performances dates, times, and locations
Friday October 8 at 4:00pm: In partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine at Jordan Field located at Brick Hill` Townhouses, South Portland
Saturday October 9 at 11:00am: In partnership with Lewiston Public Library at Kennedy Park, Lewiston
Saturday October 9 at 3:30pm: In partnership with the City of Auburn at Festival Plaza, Auburn
Sunday, October 10 at 2:00pm: In partnership with the City of Portland at Deering Oaks Park, Portland
Friday, October 15 at 4:00pm: In partnership with the Westbrook Housing Authority at Larrabee Woods, 9 Dottie’s Way, Westbrook
Saturday, October 16 at 11:00am: In partnership with the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Freeport at Memorial Park (corner of Bow and Park Streets), Freeport
Saturday, October 16 at 3:30pm: In partnership with the Town of Bowdoinham at Mailey Waterfront Park, Bowdoinham
Sunday, October 17 at 2:00pm: USM Gorham Campus