February 22, 2024

Beauty Arts

The Arts Authority

Penobscot Theatre is opening a cocktail bar next to the Bangor Opera House

Penobscot Theatre is opening a cocktail bar next to the Bangor Opera House

Up coming month the Penobscot Theatre Co. will premiere 1 of its most bold productions however: a total-provider cocktail bar next door to the theater’s longtime home at the Bangor Opera Dwelling.

The Stage Door, established for a smooth opening someday in May forward of a grand opening in June all-around the theater’s creation of “Mary Poppins,” will provide cocktails, beer, wine and gentle bites in the course of both equally runs of the theater’s demonstrates and for frequent several hours. It’s housed in the former spot of Valentine Footwear, a shoe store at 115 Primary St. that shut in January after 11 a long time in small business.

Jen Shepard, executive director of Penobscot Theatre, mentioned that the theater-owned bar was 1 of many concepts she and her staff and board of administrators experienced been thinking about as a way to diversify the organization’s offerings.