Posts Categorized: Portland Ovations

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 »

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 »

Ovations’ Bicentennial Series

A message from our friends at Portland Ovations: We honor Maine’s 200th year of independence from Massachusetts by celebrating our state’s artists, environment, and history — both the well-known and the less visible. We began this journey September 19 with the MacArthur Fellow and Guggenheim Award winning Taylor Mac in a show tailored to this… Read more »

Want to find out more about Taylor Mac?

Are you intrigued by Taylor Mac…but are still trying to figure out what exactly the performance is all about? Are you a huge fan who just can’t get enough of his trailblazing performances? Either way we have you covered. The Portland Press Herald has an interview discussing fashion, performances and how life has changed since… Read more »

Do you want to know what a Wagnertuben is?

  Trust us, you do want to know what a Wagnertuben is… and what it sounds like. Thanks to the Lauren Winter, Kevin Owen and the whole Portland Symphony Orchestra for providing the answers!   You can get tickets for the Portland Symphony Orchestra Here.  

A closer look at Carole King

Can’t wait until the National Broadway Tour of Beautiful comes to Portland Maine? Get more information about the amazing life of Carole King. Carole King – by The Numbers 4  Age that she started playing the piano. As if that wasn’t enough, she was also only 4 when she was moved to the 2nd grade… Read more »

What Ovations’ Insiders Can’t Wait For This Season

Who better to give event recommendations than the people on the inside? With an incredible line up for 2019-2020 ranging from an intimate performance by renowned pianist Gabriela Montero to the cerulean covered spectacle of the Blue Man Group, it was nearly impossible for the Ovations‘ staff to pick just one performance that we each can’t wait for this season…. Read more »

Can’t get enough of Les Ballets Trockadero?

Our friends at Portland Ovations are going all out for the gender bending ballet company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Film Screenings, Drag Queen Bingo and more… Check out these great events. MARCH 27 | 12 PM AT UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND, PORTLAND MARCH 27 | 7:30 PM AT AUSTIN ST. BREWERY 115 FOX ST. PORTLAND MARCH… Read more »

Theater Camp For Kids

  Our Friends at Portland Ovations and Portland Recreation are announcing their first ever theater camp. Here are the details; “The Jumping Jacks and the Beanstalk” Theater Camp February Vacation: February 18 – February 22 East End Community School 2 Professional Actors plus 25 Kids equals an amazing musical in just one week! Fill your child’s… Read more »

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 »