Illustration by Nolan Ellsworth

Illustration by Nolan Ellsworth

February 22, 23 & March 1, 2, 8 & 9 at 7:00 p.m.

March 3 at 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a special post-matinee discussion on March 3 with the director, cast and mural painter Judy taylor. Read more on our Season Plays page.

During a paper mill strike in a small Maine town, the lives of two families collide around a company CEO and a man building a wooden ark in his yard. Criss-crossing the lines between workers and management, novelist Monica Wood’s first play is a revealing drama about family, loyalty, and the quiet struggles of mill-town life.

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Tickets are $18 general admission, $15 students & seniors. Reserve tickets at the Brown Paper Tickets link or by calling 207-200-4720.

Thank you to Bay View Bakery for their lead sponsorship of Papermaker. Visit the bakery - right in downtown Blue Hill - all winter for delicious, warming treats.


New Surry Theatre’s Performing Arts School, now in its 47th year, annually offers two semesters of classes in many disciplines, including acting, singing, theater make-up and more. Every summer, we welcome children ages 8 and up to our summer camp. Visit our performing arts school page for more information.


New Surry Theatre thanks the generous support of the many individuals, businesses and foundations, all of whom make our cultural commitment to the community possible. Donations, sponsorships and grants are transformed into our mission of  
engagement, inspiration and entertainment through the performing arts and keep theater alive in our rural community on the coast of Maine. Discover how you can support our work in the community. Thank you!