Posts Categorized: Family

Maine State Ballet returns with the Nutcracker

Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker is back! Maine State Ballet’s annual holiday production of The Nutcracker is a perennial favorite of Portland Maine’s holiday season and the performance at Merrill Auditorium is a family holiday tradition. Under the direction of Artistic Director and former New York City Ballet member Linda MacArthur Miele, Maine State Ballet’s… Read more »

Portland Ballet returns with The Victorian Nutcracker

The Victorian Nutcracker will return to Merrill Auditorium and to Westbrook Performing Arts Center, just in time for Christmas!   This annual production by Portland Ballet has become a Maine holiday tradition and family favorite, telling a classic tale set in Victorian-era Portland. Over 80 children from the greater Portland community will join the company of… Read more »

Gaither Vocal Band at Merrill

Bill Gaither and the Gaither Vocal Band will bring their tour to Merrill Auditorium in Portland Maine on September 16th.    Tickets go on sale to the general public on July 17th but you can get your tickets during the  the presale when you join our email list.  Since the early 1990s, The Gaither Vocal… Read more »

Kotzschmar’s Port City Organ Expo is here

FOKO’s Orgelfest is now Port City Organ Expo!   Here are some the featured Performers who will be coming to Merrill Auditorium. Join James Kennerley, Portland’s Eleventh Municipal Organist, for his second concert on the mighty Kotzschmar Organ. James is joined by brass and percussion players from the Portland Symphony Orchestra for this special concert,… Read more »

Join Portland’s Memorial Day Parade 2018

Our friends at the City of Portland want you to know there are two great events happening in Portland on Memorial Day 2018! On Monday morning, May 28 2018, the City of Portland, Maine and the Harold T. Andrews Post 17, American Legion, will sponsor the Memorial Day Parade. The parade will begin at 10:30… Read more »

Spend the Holidays with ELF The Musical!

ELF THE MUSICAL IS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON’S MUST-SEE! ELF the Musical on tour is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to… Read more »

Tickets to the Magic of Christmas

Magic of Christmas is back!   Conductor Bruce Hangen returns to the stage for Maine’s favorite holiday tradition – The Magic of Christmas! This is the 39th year that Portland Symphony Orchestra is bringing this family-friendly concert to Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine. The Portland Press Herald praised last years show with “soaring instrumental and vocal music,… Read more »

Check Out Lindsey Stirling’s Oscar-Worthy Covers!

Lindsey Stirling and her electric violin are coming to Merrill Auditorium on August 2, and we can’t wait to dance along to her pop-tastic original music and her creative covers.     In the meantime…still riding that Oscars high from Sunday night? Give in to your movie fever and listen to Lindsey Stirling’s covers of… Read more »