Flamenco Legend Farruquito Comes to Portland

Farruquito | Flamenco Íntimo Wednesday, October 26, 2022 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Called “the greatest flamenco dancer of this new century” by The New York Times, Farruquito (Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya) is hailed by critics and audiences alike for his prodigious artistry, incredible stage presence, profound poetry and captivating beauty. ...more
 

Last Girl WORLD PREMIERE!

Thursday 20th October 2022, 7:00pm | Westbrook Performing Arts Center Contains Mature Content Ovations is honored to share the first full-length staged reading of dee Clarke’s memory play, The Last Girl, based in part on Clarke’s 2014 testimony on sexual trafficking to the Maine Human Rights Commission. The Last Girl tells, in three ...more
 

ZZ TOP with Austin Meade

Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 7:30pm | Merrill Auditorium ZZ Top at Merrill? You heard that right! ZZ Top brings their RAW WHISKY tour to Merrill Auditorium this fall. This tour coincides with the release of RAW, a new album from the original lineup of ZZ Top — Billy F Gibbons, ...more
 

Wheel of Fortune LIVE!

Thursday, October 13th, 2022 7:30pm | Merrill Auditorium America’s Game® is going on tour! “Wheel of Fortune Live!” is traveling across North America and coming to you with a chance to be part of the excitement! Join us and take a spin to solve the puzzles in person! Guests can ...more
 

Héritier Watanabe

Friday, September 30, 2022 8:00PM | Vendredi 30 Septembre 2022 – 20H00 POSTPONED | REPORTÉ State Theatre Since the early age of 10, Congolese dancer/singer/songwriter, Héritier Watanabe has been singing and electrifying audiences with his mix of Congolese Ndombolo, soukous and rumba music. Captivating and charismatic, Watanabe’s high energy dance ...more
 

Carmina Burana with the Kotzschmar Organ

Orff’s Carmina Burana | With James Kennerley, ChoralArt, and Local Choirs Sunday, October 2, 2022 3:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Join the Kotzschmar Organ for a performance of Carl Orff’s masterpiece, Carmina Burana, in a new arrangement for organ and percussion accompaniment by Municipal Organist, James Kennerley. First performed in 1937, ...more
 

PSO’s 2022-23 Season Opens with DANCE!

Portland Symphony Orchestra: Opening Night | DANCE Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 | 7:30pm Eckart Preu, Music Director Inbal Segev, cello Celebrate the start of your PSO’s new season with gorgeous works by William Grant Still, Tchaikovsky, and contemporary composer Anna Clyne’s smash hit DANCE for cello and orchestra (named one of NPR ...more
 

Impractical Jokers’ Joe Gatto Comes to Portland!

Saturday, September 17th, 2022, 7:00pm | Merrill Auditorium Joe Gatto, a well-known comedian, actor, and producer, is best known for the hit TV shows “Impractical Jokers” and “The Misery Index.” He is one of the founding members of The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe who has toured with a live comedy show ...more
 

John Weaver Memorial Concert with Richard Elliott

Richard Elliott, Principal Organist at Mormon Tabernacle Join renowned organ virtuoso, Richard Elliott, for our first annual John Weaver Memorial Concert, celebrating the late John Weaver (1937-2021), who concertized annually on the Kotzschmar for half a century and whose performances and personality were treasured by all. One of John’s finest students ...more
 

Violins of Hope come to Maine

Violins of Hope is a collection of restored instruments played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust. These instruments, 60 in total, have survived concentration camps, pogroms, and many long journeys to tell remarkable stories of injustice, suffering, resilience, and survival. Owned and restored by father-and-son violin-makers Amnon and Avshi Weinstein, ...more