In 1936 a marvelous opera house was built on the site of an old deer run in the forest above the village of Harrison. It was designed by Harrison G. Wiseman, a famous theatre architect with the instruction to, “Design the most technically perfect theatre possible”. Constructed of rose hemlock in the Adirondack Style with hand carved fixtures and near perfect acoustics, the then 500 seat, now 300 seat theatre was considered as fine as any on Broadway.
Now listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Deertrees Theatre is operated as a non-profit Theatre and Performing Arts Center and presents an eclectic offering of performances, both musical and theatrical and workshops.
As home to the Deertrees Theatre Festival, the Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival, the Back-Stage Art Gallery and the Salt Lick Café, Deertrees has become and remains, ‘Maine’s Most Enchanting Playhouse.’
A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL WHO JOINED US AND SUPPORTED US IN 2012... AND NOW WE LOOK FORWARD TO THE 2013 SEASON... a concert in May, three in June and a season full of delights through July & August. The box office opens May 1st and there are ticket deals to be had!
We look forward to welcoming you.
Andrew Harris, Artistic & Executive Director, Deertrees Theatre.