Posts Categorized: Family

2nd Annual Hear Here concert is back!

  Hear Here is at Merrill Auditorium on Sunday, January 26th at 4pm This year’s show features:  Lindsey Bourassa, Bri Lane, Ikirenga cy’Intore, The Jason Spooner Band, USM Chamber Singers, Angelikah, Dominic Lavoie, Shy & Pihcintu Chorus Video, Franchely Benazo leading a drum circle with other special guests. Creative Portland presents Hear Here 2020, a… Read more »

Riverdance celebrates 25 years!

Riverdance is at Merrill Auditorium on January 14th & 15th at 7:30pm. Riverdance, as you’ve never seen it before! A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favorite, celebrated the world over for its Grammy award-winning score and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance. Twenty-five years on, composer Bill Whelan… Read more »

Beatles as you’ve never seen them with Classical Mystery Tour

  Classical Mystery Tour will be at Merrill on Saturday, December 28th at 7pm. Since its initial performance at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in 1996, Classical Mystery Tour has become the #1 Symphony Pops attraction over the last decade. The group has been performing consistently for more than 20 years with more than… Read more »

Portland Ovations Staff Picks

  The Portland Ovations Team share with us some of their favorite upcoming shows. Casey Oakes – Waitress – Broadway National Tour January 10 & 11, 2020, Merrill Auditorium, Portland Growing up in Cape Elizabeth, the bright lights of Broadway seemed a world away. It wasn’t until high school that I realized not only could I… Read more »

Christmas with Kennerley is back this week!

Christmas with Kennerley will be at Merrill this Monday, December 23rd at 7pm. Deck the halls with Portland’s Municipal Organist James Kennerley and the spectacular Kotzschmar Organ. This Portland tradition is sure to make your holidays merry and bright with Christmas cheer. Listen to favorite holiday carols performed by special guests including soprano Malinda Hasslett and tenor Jonathan… Read more »

Portland Ballet Presents A Victorian Nutcracker

  Portland Ballet’s A Victorian Nutcracker takes the stage on December 21st-22nd at The Westbrook Performing Arts Center. Family-favorite A Victorian Nutcracker returns to the stage in December! This annual production is a cherished holiday tradition for Maine audiences, with its timeless tale of a young girl, her Nutcracker Prince, and the Mouse King, and… Read more »

A Magic of Christmas inspired playlist, made just for you!

The Magic of Christmas is back at Merrill Auditorium on December 12th-15th and the 20th-22nd. The Magic of Christmas is being conducted by the PSO’s new Musical Director, Eckart Preu. Enjoy classics like Sleigh Bells, Ave Maria, You’re a Mean One Mister Grinch, and many more! Enjoy our holiday playlist!   And don’t miss our… Read more »

Maine State Ballet’s The Nutcracker has inspired our holiday playlist!

  Maine State’s Ballet The Nutcracker is back at Merrill on Nov. 29-Dec. 1 and Dec. 6-8.  Maine State Ballet’s annual holiday production of The Nutcracker is a perennial favorite of Portland’s holiday season – a family holiday tradition. Under the direction of Artistic Director and former New York City Ballet member Linda MacArthur Miele,… Read more »

Tree Lighting at Monument Square

Details from the tree lighting from our friends at the City of Portland and Portland Downtown!  Check out their website for the latest updates Friday, November 29, 2019 • 4:30pm-6:30pm Hood Eggnog, MEMIC, and Portland Downtown invite you to an evening of entertainment and merriment in Monument Square. Bundle up, enjoy the sights and sounds of… Read more »