Posts Categorized: News

Partners for World Health: Blue Wrap Project Runway

Thursday, May 19, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium As unique in its execution as the mission of Partners for World Health, Blue Wrap Project Runway is an exciting mix of a fashion extravaganza and entertainment. Local, national and international designers will work with ‘Blue Wrap’ to create fantastic, whimsical and unique fashion. Blue Wrap is… Read more »

“Requiem for an Electric Chair” at Westbrook PAC

  Requiem for an Electric Chair • Wednesday, April 27, 2022 7:00PM Westbrook Performing Arts Center Congolese and immigrant playwright Toto Kisaku was moments away from being killed when his executioner showed him a moment of mercy. “I cannot kill you, because I know you.” This simple sentence was the saving grace for him. It… Read more »

DAVID SEDARIS THIS WEEKEND!

  Join best-selling author and NPR contributor, David Sedaris for an evening featuring all-new stories, an audience Q&A, and a book signing. Book signing in the lobby both PRE and POST show – “will sign until the last patron has their book signed!” With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, Mr. Sedaris has become one… Read more »

PortTIX re-opens for In Person Sales at Merrill

We’re excited to share that the lobby at Merrill Auditorium is now open for in person sales at PortTIX after 18 months of phone service only! We are eager to welcome patrons back into the historic Merrill Auditorium in downtown Portland. PortTIX has evolved over the course of the pandemic in many ways: introducing Mobile Ticketing, selling… Read more »

PORTLAND OVATIONS PRESENTS: POP 90

Portland Ovations is 90 years old! Since 1931, Ovations has been your nonprofit performing arts organization inspiring a curious and imaginative community where the experience of the performing arts is a vital part of everyday life. Celebrate with us at a virtual, 3-part benefit party filled with Artists, Auctions, & Performances streamed to you LIVE from the Merrill Auditorium stage with esteemed emcees Kerem Durdag &… Read more »

Portland Ovations Presents: Performance in Your Parks: Ice Dance International

Portland Ovations is excited to announce the return of Performances in Your Parks. Working closely with the City of Portland to ensure everyone’s health and safety, on Saturday, February 6 between 11:30am and 6:00pm Ovations will present four 15-minute outdoor pop up performances by Ice Dance International. Performances include outdoor pop-up shows at The Rink… Read more »

Bob Marley New Year’s Eve Streaming Event

We’re spreading the word about a safe way to celebrate NYE 2020: one of Portland and Merrill Auditorium’s great Holiday traditions is back in a new online format! Join our friend, Comedian Bob Marley, on New Year’s Eve from the comfort of your own home for an evening of laughter. We look forward to sharing… Read more »

City of Portland Blood Drive

The City of Portland is proud to sponsor our next blood drive with the American Red Cross on June 30th 2020 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at Portland Ocean Gateway. Sign up here An estimated 38 percent of Americans are eligible to give blood or platelets, but of those, less than 10 percent actually donate… Read more »