Pass It On 60th Anniversary Musical Celebration Tuesday, November 1, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Celebrate 60 years of jazz with the revered Preservation Hall Jazz Band. On their anniversary nationwide tour, the band’s mission remains focused on welcoming audiences into the ineffable, almost religious experience of channeling the artists’ ancestors through the music and… Read more »
Monthly Archives: October 2022
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
Saturday, October 29, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium James Kennerley, Portland Municipal Organist Hailed by critics as the first true horror film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was released worldwide in 1920. Directed by Robert Wiene, it is now considered the quintessential example of German Expressionist cinema. The fantasy-like graphic style, with high-contract images, twisted landscapes,… Read more »
Portland Ballet presents Giselle
Portland Ballet opens its season with Giselle, a story of love and betrayal, life and death, vengeance and forgiveness. Follow the story, as passionately told by the dancers of Portland Ballet, of the peasant girl, Giselle, as she falls in love with the nobleman, Albrecht, whose betrayal condemns her to the unearthly realm of the… Read more »
Dirty Dancing IN CONCERT!
Thursday, October 27, 2022 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Join us for DIRTY DANCING IN CONCERT, the classic film’s first live film-to-concert experience. Enjoy the digitally remastered hit film like never before on a full-size cinema screen, with a live band and singers performing the film’s iconic songs. With a soundtrack that marked a generation, DIRTY… Read more »
Flamenco Legend Farruquito Comes to Portland
Farruquito | Flamenco Íntimo Wednesday, October 26, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Called “the greatest flamenco dancer of this new century” by The New York Times, Farruquito (Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya) is hailed by critics and audiences alike for his prodigious artistry, incredible stage presence, profound poetry and captivating beauty. Heir to the most renowned… Read more »
Last Girl WORLD PREMIERE!
Thursday 20th October 2022, 7:00pm | Westbrook Performing Arts Center Contains Mature Content Ovations is honored to share the first full-length staged reading of dee Clarke’s memory play, The Last Girl, based in part on Clarke’s 2014 testimony on sexual trafficking to the Maine Human Rights Commission. The Last Girl tells, in three acts, Clarke’s personal story of… Read more »
ZZ TOP with Austin Meade
Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 7:30pm | Merrill Auditorium ZZ Top at Merrill? You heard that right! ZZ Top brings their RAW WHISKY tour to Merrill Auditorium this fall. This tour coincides with the release of RAW, a new album from the original lineup of ZZ Top — Billy F Gibbons, Frank Beard, and Dusty Hill… Read more »
Wheel of Fortune LIVE!
Thursday, October 13th, 2022 7:30pm | Merrill Auditorium America’s Game® is going on tour! “Wheel of Fortune Live!” is traveling across North America and coming to you with a chance to be part of the excitement! Join us and take a spin to solve the puzzles in person! Guests can try out to go ON… Read more »