Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage

Latest Episodes

The Arts Are Basic to Life
April 05, 2019

What happened to Stage East after Pier Gynt? In the conclusion to Setting the Stage, we dive into the arc of the last three decades of art and theater in Eastport.

Theater in a Place Like This
February 28, 2019

When you’re trying to put on a five-act play from 1867 in a tiny island town that’s never had a full theater program before, what does it mean to succeed?

In the Bars and the Churches
February 14, 2019

The tagline for Cornerstone Theater's Eastport residency is that they bridged the neighboring communities of Eastport and Pleasant Point with their production. In this episode, we dive into the history of this Passamaquoddy reservation and what happened w

On the Edge of the Earth
January 31, 2019

Eastport, Maine is on the edge of the earth. This episode explores the history of this city and the beginning of organized arts in the community.

Eastport, Maine
January 24, 2019

This is a story about Eastport, Maine, and the Cornerstone Theater Company. It's also a story about theater, art, community, and rural America.