1932 CRITERION THEATRE

A historic space for the performing arts & cinema

The Criterion is a nonprofit cinema, theatre, multimedia art producer and venue committed to safeguarding this historic space for stories, storytellers, and audiences.

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Island Story Slam: Off-Season

This local take on the model popularized by the Moth Podcast features Downeast residents telling their best stories live on stage. Stories will run the gamut from absurd to inspirational, and they’ll all be true.

Do you have an off-season story to tell? There will be two live lead-up events to determine finalists at:

  1. College of the Atlantic, Friday, February 23rd (Time TBD)
  2. Southwest Harbor Library, Tuesday, February 27th (Time TBD)

Or you can email info@mydesertislandpodcast.com. Check out the Island Story Slam Facebook event page for more details. All finalists will get to perform on the Criterion stage and the story slam champion will receive a cash prize. Come together to share stories, hear stories, and build community.

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BUY TICKETS

  • $15 all tickets

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RESERVED BALCONY seating for advance purchasers; the ORCHESTRA IS GENERAL ADMISSION. Day-of-show sales begin at 6:30 pm at the box office window. If purchasing balcony tickets day-of-show, you will be assigned the best available seats.

Earlier Event: March 9
The Princess Bride
Later Event: March 11
Big Fish