The Maine Renaissance Faire presents shows and spectacles to thrill and enchant! Come witness the excitement of the Joust and Live Steel Combat! Take part in the living drama that is the Trial and Dunk and revel in the Great Unwashed! All these and more await the daring at heart.

 

RoundTable Productions

RoundTable Productions offers the finest professional entertainment available, from schools and camps to renaissance faires and cooperate entertainment RoundTable Productions offers a wide variety shows including equestrian jousting, dinner theatre and murder mysteries. See us on Facebook.

Kate Hopkins as Queen Elizabeth

We are thrilled to announce that Kate will once again reign as our beloved queen. RoundTable Productions will direct a cast of characters that will surly bring the Maine Renaissance Faire to life once again. Long live the Queen!

Sheriff Bracken’s Trial & Dunke Show

The trial and dunke is one of our favorite shows. As you visit the Faire make sure you don’t run afoul of the law. Justice is swift, and wet!

 

 

 

 

The Great Unwashed!

Both famous and Infamous, our mud beggar show is the finest in the land! Witness the antics and drama that is the Great Unwashed, played out before your eyes. The mud is just a bonus! Bring wet naps.

The Penniless Jacks

The Penniless Jacks are charismatic purveyors of pub music. Whether it be centuries-old shanties, boisterous drinking songs, rousing rebel tunes, or ballads of love, The Penniless Jacks will have you singing, clapping, and stamping along to their unique sound and energy.

Misfits of Avalon

Contemporary and Traditional Celtic Music. The Misfits of Avalon are a collaboration between longtime friends Brian Weiland and Max Cohen. They are joined by Brian's son Liam on percussion and cello, and his daughter Avalon on Celtic harp. MisfitsofAvalon.com

 

 

 

 

Baechtold & Abel

Leah and Molly are two talented circus performers who have joined forces to create dynamic duo acts on trapeze, silks, the cube and other innovative apparatus. Their expertise in aerial acrobatics combined with their alluring stage presence makes for dazzling shows, guaranteed to captivate the audience. With their feats of strength, balletic choreography, and death-defying acrobatics, these two will deliver a captivating show.

Ben Jonson, England’s Greatest Poet!

Ben Jonson, England’s Greatest Poet and Shakespeare’s best friend, is now Lord Mayor of Yorkshire! As such he shall be escorting Her Glorious Majesty upon her arrival, in hopes of bending her ear as to declaring Yorkshire a city rather than simply a shire. In addition, Mayor Ben shall be officiating The Rat Puck, and shall also be conducting the Astounding Intellect Symposium whereat many persons shall be astounded by intellect or the complete lack of it.

The Washing Well Wenches

A must see experience! The Washing Well Wenches are the funniest pair of “ladies” you’ll ever meet! Part vaudeville, part sketch comedy, full-on entertaining, the Washing Well Wenches make interactive theater fun for everyone! With their wit, campy charm, and persistence these women have an unparalleled ability to engage, entertain, and enlighten audiences!

 

 

 

 

Myschyffe Managed

Myschyffe Managed is a New Hampshire-based a capella group specializing in medieval and renaissance madrigals. Our goal is to recreate a small part of the musical past for the entertainment and appreciation of the public.

The Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword

The Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword is dedicated to the presentation and practice of medieval history and Historical European Martial Arts. Witness live steel combat, archery demonstrations and period reenactment.

The King’s Busketeers

Traditional yet original, part Celtic, part American, all awesome. Born at the Renaissance Faire and coming to blow the roof off your nearest bar. Too nerdy to be cool but too cool to care.

 

 

Thornlily Thistle The Faery

Thornlily Thistle is a flower faery from the lands of Galway Ireland. You may spot her roaming the grounds engaging with children and mystic seekers of all ages. She brings the magic and mystery of the faery realm back to life in the hearts of everyone!

Shimmynannigans

The Shimmynannigans of New Hampshire are a performance troupe behaving, entertaining, collecting commodities and dancing at local renaissance faires.

The Gwendolyn Show

An interactive comedy show – part storytelling, part audience participation, all hilarious! Join Gwendolyn as she regales audiences with her “unique” version of popular fairy tales, attempts to answer andy question the audience throws at ther, figures out what she wants to be when she grows up, and generally learns about life!

 

 

 

 

Brother Sylvan the Wandering Bard

You never know when or where you will encounter Brother Sylvan but when you do, you shall know a story, poem or two! Brother Sylvan will enchant and delight with his own original fiction and poetry, for a bard he truly is!

Draugar Vinlands

Draugar Vinlands is a reenactment group from Exeter, New Hampshire who are dedicated to the study, implementation, and demonstration Viking age life. From combat to cooking, we cover it all. Come visit our camp, witness Viking combat and try your hand at axe throwing.

Guy Todd Wandering Harpist

You will encounter many wanders about Yorkshire Village but none as melodious as the marvelous sound of Guy Todd’s Celtic harp. Take a moment to stop and listen as he enchants you with many a magical melody.

 

 

 

 

Shank Painters

Your favorite sea-farin' scalliwags, The Shank Painters are a sea shanty band from Portland, ME who be blood-bound to rouse yar inner pirate in song! Come and stamp your feet and clap your hands to the exhilarating sound of the Shank Painters!

Phoenix Swords

Phoenix Swords is a group dedicated to performance of historic and stage sword work, fire performance and children's skits based on world folklore. Let us whisk you away to a time of daring sword play, awesome fire breathing and mesmerizing magical tales.

Brethren Order of the Northeast Sea (B.O.N.E.S.)

Formed in 2011 by a group of veteran performers, the members of B.O.N.E.S. hail from all across New England and collectively possess decades of experience in singing, musicianship, stage combat, and crowd interaction. Each member of the crew has developed their own unique character and appearance, and is more than prepared to engage audiences and transport them to another time and place with their performance.

 

 

 

 

The Longshanks

The Longshanks are a stilt walking, storytelling duo from Brattleboro Vermont. As they wander about the fairgrounds performing to the delight of all, keep a watchful eye and an open ear for stories of wonder and enchantment. Tall tales indeed!

The Corr Thieves

Critically acclaimed* and winner of two Oscars*, the Corr Thieves delight* audiences with a one-two punch of action and comedy that’ll leave your belly and face aching from laughter*! The Corr Thieves will steal your hearts*…and your coin if you’re not careful! Don’t miss it!
*possible exaggeration-you’ll have to come see for yourself!

Magician James D Macdonald

Be amazed! Be enthralled! Be Flabbergasted, and you watch the Amazing James D Macdonald perform spellbinding feats of magic right before your eyes! How does he do it??? It’s Magic!

 

 

 

 


Interested in becoming a performer at The Maine Renaissance Faire? 2020 Performer Information and Application Coming Soon!