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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 »

Hear our Magical Cirque Christmas Playlist!

  A Magical Cirque Christmas is at Merrill on Friday, November 15th at 7:30pm The producers of Broadway’s smash hit “The Illusionists” have brought together the world’s greatest entertainers for a spell-binding and incredible new holiday production – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Experience the magic of the season with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists… Read more »

Listen to our Casco Bay Wind Symphony Playlist!

  The Casco Bay Wind Symphony Presents Places We Can No Longer Go at Merrill Auditorium on Wednesday, November 13th at 7:00pm Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Casco Bay Wind Symphony with the New England premiere of Places we can no longer go by world renowned composer, John Mackey, in addition to other classic and… Read more »

What New Broadway Shows do you want to see?

    Our friends at Portland Ovations want to hear from you… What Broadway National Tours do YOU want to see in Maine? As a fan (or friend of a fan) of Portland Ovations’ exclusive presentation of Broadway National Tours at Merrill Auditorium, we value your opinions and suggestions as we consider available Broadway productions… Read more »