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8 DAYS A WEEK:

Friday, March 15, 2019 by The Press in Focus

Eyes wide open: “Sleeping Beauty,” an exhibition by fine art photographer Lydia Panas, continues through April 13, Martin Art Gallery, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown. The solo exhibition focuses on the social contradictions women face. Each of the 16 color portraits of women, ranging from young girls to mature adults, feature a figure laying down in a grassy or leafy outdoors setting. Above, Panas with “Monae” (2018; pigment-print; 30 in. x 30 in.). Panas discusses her work at 5 p.m. March 27, Recital Hall, Baker Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St.,. Allentown. Martin Art Gallery hours: 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday. muhlenberg.edu/gallery/; 484-664-3467.

“Neverland” found: The national touring production of “Finding Neverland,” will be presented, 7 p.m. March 20, 21, State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton. The musical is based on the Academy Award-winning movie by David Magee, and the play, “The Man Who Was Peter Pan,” by Allan Knee. “Finding Neverland” follows the relationship between playwright J.M. Barrie and the family that inspired Peter Pan. Broadway production director Diane Paulus’ direction is recreated by Tour Director Mia Walker and Associate Choreographer Camden Loeser with book by James Graham, music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy, and original choreography by Mia Michaels. Tickets: State Theatre Center for the Arts box office, 453 Northampton St., Easton; statetheatre.org; 1-800-999-7828; 610-252-3132