Posts Categorized: Portland Ovations

TIME FOR A LAS CAFETERAS HOME DANCE PARTY!

  Ovations’ presentation of the joyous dance-party band from Los Angeles, Las Cafeteras, at Port City Music Hall has, like all other gatherings in the nation, been cancelled. But that’s not going to stop us from helping you enjoy a Las Cafeteras dance (or listening) party at your home! Scroll down to find a Las… Read more »

GuGu Drum Group has been cancelled

Due to the worldwide public health concerns surrounding coronavirus, after many conversations Portland Ovations is cancelling its upcoming performance by Shanghai-based artists GuGu Drum Group on Thursday, February 13, 2020. The artists have not left China. Given the lengthy incubation period of this virus, we do not want to do anything to put our community… Read more »

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 »