The American Contemporary Music Ensemble will strum into your hearts. Described as “vital,” “brilliant,” and “electrifying,” by The New York Times, The American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) is a force for new music, dedicated to the outstanding performance of masterworks from the 20th and 21st centuries. The ensemble’s instrumentation is flexible, and includes some of today’s most sought- after… Read more »
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“Omigod You Guys!” Legally Blonde is on its way to Merrill!
Legally Blonde will make your life “So Much Better!” Fabulously fun and international award-winning Legally Blonde: The Musical is the ultimate Broadway tribute to Girl Power! Based on the beloved movie, starring Reese Witherspoon, the story follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that… Read more »
Portland Ovations’ 2018-19 Season has been announced!
Get your calendars out! Portland Ovations recently revealed their upcoming season for 2018-2019. Sure, you can see it on a website or in a brochure, but what about on a MAP? Click here to check out this map we made of the Portland Ovations’ season: Public on sale is June 20th at noon but members… Read more »
Bring the kids to see The Rainbow Fish
SWIM IN THE DEEP BLUE SEA WITH THE RAINBOW FISH! The Rainbow Fish will enchant even the youngest child with its silver scales and heart of gold in this new adaptation of Marcus Pfizer’s award-winning books about the beautiful fish who learned to share his most prized possession. All-stars of the Ovations Family Series, Mermaid… Read more »
Join Vienna Boys Choir for “Christmas in Vienna”
Get into the holiday spirit with the sounds of the Vienna Boys Choir Audiences and critics worldwide praise the talented singers of the Vienna Boys Choir for their celestial voices, pure tone, and irresistible charm. They have been a cultural institution for more than 500 years. Today, the Vienna Boys Choir performs annually for nearly… Read more »
California and Montreal Guitar Trios together on one stage!
The California Guitar Trio and the Montreal Guitar Trio together in a show not to be missed Featuring all six virtuoso guitarists from California Guitar Trio (CGT) and Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3), the musicianship on stage fuses over 40 years of combined performing experience into one unique “phenomensemble.” The bright tones of CGT’s steel strings blend effortlessly… Read more »
Alsarah is coming back to Maine
Alsarah & the Nubatones brings East-African Retro-pop to Portland, Maine “The new princess of Nubian pop” (The Guardian), Alsarah first graced Ovations’ series in 2015 as part of the pan-African music extravaganza, the Nile Project. In 2019, the stunning Sudanese-born singer, songwriter, bandleader and ethnomusicologist returns with her band, the Nubatones. The band is percussionist Rami… Read more »
Nicole Wolcott & Larry Keigwin invite you to take your “Places Please!”
Nicole Wolcott & Larry Keigwin will dance into hearts with “Places Please!” In this intimate new production, Places Please, award-winning dancers Nicole Wolcott and Larry Keigwin invite audiences behind the scenes to experience the anxiety and playfulness inherent in the life of a performer. Co-founders of the celebrated Keigwin + Company — who perform around the world… Read more »
Voctave is Acca-Awesome!
Voctave brings a cappella music to a whole new level Sophisticated arrangements marked by impeccable harmonies set Voctave apart from the a cappella field. Group members honed their vocal chops as part of Disney World’s famed a cappella group, Voices of Liberty, while performing all over the globe and on countless recordings. And the world has… 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 »