Posts Categorized: Portland Ovations

Cruel Intentions on sale

Portland Ovations is bringing the tour of Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical to Merrill Auditorium on May 9th 2019.   Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday November 9th at noon! Based on the French novel, Les Liasions Dangereuses, and the classic cult film starring Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Phillipe and Sarah Michelle… Read more »

Portland Ovation Staff Picks

What Ovations’ Insiders Can’t Wait For This Season Who better to give performance recommendations than the people on the inside? With an incredible line up for 2018-19 ranging from an intimate, classical performance by the admired pianist Inon Barnatan to the maple syrup sugar rush of holiday spirit that is “Elf The Broadway Musical”  it… Read more »

Wild Kratts LIVE!

Our Friends at Portland Ovations are bringing the Wild Kratts LIVE! tour to Portland Maine with an all new stage show  “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power!” This show will combine live action and animation; Martin and Chris will be live on stage with the rest of the Wild Kratts team coming to you… Read more »

“Hold onto your socks or Lady Rizo will knock them off.”

Our friends at Ovations are bringing  the incomparable Lady Rizo in her Maine debut for their ICON gala benefit. She’ll be performing at Aura, Portland Maine’s newest, state-of-the-art music venue on October 3, 2018 at 6:00 PM PortTIX is not selling the tickets  but you can get them directly from Ovations right here About the event: … Read more »

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo will dance into your hearts!

Enjoy ballet like you’ve never seen it before, with Les Ballets Trockadero duo Monte Carlo Drag meets dance when “the Trocks” take the stage. For over 40 years, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo have turned the dance world on its head with their (mostly) faithful renditions of  classical ballet repertoire. “A company of men who dance on pointe… Read more »

Dreamers’ Circus is a dream come true

Dreamers’ Circus plays folk music on a whole new level. A chance jam session at a 2009 folk festival in Copenhagen led to the creation of the adventurous and talented Dreamers’ Circus. Featuring Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen, violinist for the Danish String Quartet (a frequent collaborator), along with Nikolaj Busk on piano and accordion, and Ale Carr… Read more »

Niyaz’s next stop is Portland, Maine!

Don’t miss the electric-acoustic sounds of Niyaz. Captivating and ethereal, Niyaz takes folkloric sounds and poetry from their native Iran and modernizes them through contemporary technologies and ideas to create a 21st century global trance tradition that is hypnotic and ecstatic. Led by frontwoman Azam Ali’s “rich and precise voice” (NPR Music), Niyaz’s masterful blend of… Read more »

Check out 600 Highwaymen this year at Merrill

600 Highwaymen: “The Fever” is a show this is NOT to be missed. 600 Highwaymen makes performances that offer a new way of seeing. Exploring a radical approach to making live art, the company constructs events that create intimacy among a group of strangers. Their latest work, The Fever tests the limits of individual and collective responsibility, and… Read more »

Come have fun with Ranky Tanky

Ranky Tanky will have you dancing in the aisles From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, “Ranky Tanky proves that the right musicians can make the past new all over again” (NPR). Trumpeter Charlton Singleton, guitarist Clay Ross, bassist Kevin Hamilton, drummer Quentin Baxter, and vocalist Quiana Parler mix… Read more »

The hills are alive with The Sound of Music

Come hear The Sound of Music at Merrill. A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to Merrill Auditorium. The beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy®, and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Edelweiss,” and the title song…. Read more »