About Us

City Theater is proud to be not only an historic landmark, but also a vital anchor of the growing arts and cultural community in Biddeford-Saco as a year-round performing arts venue.

Mainstage Productions

City Theater Associates produces five community theater productions per year. City Theater’s annual season runs from October – August and features both musicals and straight plays.

University of New England

City Theater plays an important role in the artistic life of the University of New England, serving as the production venue for two performances per year staged by UNE Players under the direction of City Theater’s Artistic Director who also teaches courses in theater production. City Theater also hosts cultural events in partnership with UNE including opera, Shakespearean theater, films, lectures and performing artists.

Cultural Events

City Theater is proud to be an historic landmark and a vital anchor of the Biddeford-Saco community as a year-round performing arts venue. As a member of the Biddeford + Saco Arts + Culture Alliance, City Theater hosts concerts, films, plays and performing artists throughout the year. City Theater serves as a venue for Heart of Biddeford events and seasonal downtown festivals such as Winterfest.

Theater Rentals

City Theater is rented throughout the year for recitals, concerts and other performances. To inquire about renting the theater, please email rentals@citytheater.org.

Past Seasons

2018-2019 Season
Swingtime Canteen
A Christmas Carol: The Musical
The Light in the Piazza
Calendar Girls
The Drowsy Chaperone

2017-2018 Season
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Enchanted April
The Producers

2016-2017 Season
Over the River and Through the Woods
A Christmas Survival Guide
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Steel Magnolias
The Wizard of Oz

2015-2016 Season
Jekyll and Hyde
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Next to Normal
Murder at the Howard Johnson’s
West Side Story

2014-2015 Season
The Mousetrap
The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical
Tick, Tick…BOOM!
Five Women Wearing the Same Dress

2013-2014 Season
1950s Rock and Roll Christmas
Gunmetal Blues
You Can’t Take it With You
The Full Monty
Bingo: The Musical

2012-2013 Season
Ordinary Days
Legends: The Music of Judy Garland
9 to 5: The Musical
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee