• Met Opera Encore: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, 1 p.m. at Rockland’s Strand Theatre. Hui He stars as Cio-Cio-San, the devoted geisha who gives everything for the American naval officer Pinkerton, sung by Andrea Carè. Three hours, 12 minutes, with two intermissions. $23 adults, $20 Strand members,
  • $5 under 19 and college students with ID.


  • “The Yes Men Are Revolting,” 6 p.m. at Belfast Free Library. Peace and Justice Group of Waldo County screens the documentary about the Yes Men, a pair of activists who commit outrageous pranks to draw international attention to global warming. Free; donations taken.
  • “Great Art on Screen – The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonders,” 2 p.m. Wednesday and Friday at Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. Travel through the 200-year-old museum, one of the most-visited in the world, with narrator Jeremy Irons. $15 adults, $13 LT members, $5 under 19.
  • “Where’s My Roy Cohn?” at 7 p.m. Wednesday and 2 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. One of the most controversial men of the 20th century, Cohn was a ruthless lawyer and political power broker whose 28-year career ranged from acting as chief counsel to Senator Joseph McCarthy’s Communist-hunting subcommittee to molding the career of young Queens real estate developer Donald Trump.


  • “Murder at the Gallop,” 6:30 p.m. in Thomaston Public Library’s Friday Night Films. Margaret Rutherford returns as amateur detective Miss Marple in a whodunit based on Agatha Christie’s “After the Funeral.” This time she’s joined by a partner, the droll Robert Morley, as they pursue an ingenious killer who thinks a world without Miss Marple would be a far better place. Free; donations accepted.
  • “The Royal Tenenbaums,” 7 p.m. in Belfast Free Library’s Friday Night Flix series. November’s Wes Anderson films conclude with Gene Hackman playing the patriarch of an eccentric, dysfunctional family. Free.
  • “Pain & Glory,” at Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, all shows at 7 p.m. A film director reflects on the choices he’s made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.


  • The Met Live in HD: Philip Glass’s Akhnaten, broadcast live from NYC at 1 p.m. to Rockland’s Strand Theatre and Damariscotta’s Lincoln Theater. With an 11:45 a.m. pre-opera talk by Dr. Morton Achter at the Lincoln. Glass’s modern production about an ancient Egyptian pharaoh trying to persuade his people to adopt a new religion. Three hours, 56 minutes. See theater websites for ticket prices.


  • National Theatre Live: Present Laughter, Friday, November 29, at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. at Rockland’s Strand Theatre. Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott (BBC’s “Sherlock,” “Fleabag”) in Noël Coward’s comedy about a star actor whose colorful life is a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching. Filmed at The Old Vic in London.
  • “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” Friday, November 29, at Belfast Free Library. Steve Martin and John Candy are mismatched strangers who run into one hilarious misfortune after another as they travel from New York to Chicago to get home for Thanksgiving dinner.


  • ALAMO THEATRE, Bucksport. OldFilm.org, 469-6910.
  • COLONIAL THEATRE, Belfast. ColonialTheater.com, 338-1930.
  • FLAGSHIP CINEMAS, Thomaston. FlagshipCinemas.com, 594-2100.
  • HARBOR THEATER, Boothbay Harbor. BoothbayCinema.org, 633-0438.
  • LINCOLN THEATER, Damariscotta. LCCT.org, 563-3424.
  • STRAND THEATRE, Rockland. Rock-landStrand.com, 594-0070.