PSO Summer Season 2023

Classic Rock Orchestra “The songs you sing in your car at the top of your lungs when you think no one is watching!” Classic Rock takes you back to the concert arena by plucking some of the greatest songs from your album collection and presenting them an all their anthemic ...more

Once Upon a Time… Fairytale Music for Families!

Sunday, February 19, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Michelle di Russo, guest conductor Angelica Michelle, vocalist and actor Spend an afternoon with your PSO traveling through beloved fairy tales and daring adventures! Join your PSO for an afternoon of family-friendly music and fun! Discovery Concerts are designed for families with ...more

Menopause the Musical

Saturday, February 18, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s ...more

Broadway Star Jessica Vosk to Grace Merrill Stage

Jessica Vosk | Musical Direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell Thursday, February 16, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Experience one of Broadway’s biggest voices soar to the rafters of Merrill Auditorium. Jessica Vosk is a celebrated singer and actress known for her stirring roles on musical theater and concert stages. Perhaps most ...more

Romantic Composers for Valentine’s Day!

The Romantics | Rachmaninoff & Schumann Tuesday, February 14, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Eckart Preu, Music Director George Li, piano PROGRAM INFO HENSEL | Overture in C major RACHMANINOFF | Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 SCHUMANN | Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 RUN TIME: 90 min including ...more

Bridget Kibbey | From Persia to Iberia

Harpist Bridget Kibbey’s Persia to Iberia, with special guests Mahsa Vahdat and John Hadfield Sunday, February 12, 2023 3:00PM | Hannaford Hall From the Islamic Golden Era through the African maghreb, leading up to 16th century Andalusian Spain and touching upon Sephardic culture, harpist Bridget Kibbey uses her instrument as ...more

Moses, The Staged Play | A Black History Month Event!

Saturday, February 11, 2023 7:00PM | Merrill Auditorium John Graves Production brings to Portland a new and brilliant twist to a familiar story during Black history month. Infused with high energy dancing, spirit infused and inspired singing, genius lighting choices and costume design that are so good it will cause ...more

Wabanaki Stories WORLD PREMIERE

Friday, February 3, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC The land and waters known as Maine have been home to Wabanaki people for over 12,000 years. This vibrant exploration of Wabanaki histories and cultures spotlights two Wabanaki storytellers coming from different nations and storytelling traditions. Jennifer Pictou (Mi’kmaq) regales with spirit ...more

Portland Ballet collaborates with Colby College

Uncommon Accord  Friday, February 3, 2023 7:30PM | Westbrook PAC Portland Ballet and Colby College Department of Theater and Dance collaborate to bring to life an evening of work featuring an expanded company of dancers. Joining forces again after their celebrated partnership in 2018, this performance will thrill classical and ...more

Memphis Jookin’ Featuring Lil Buck!

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2023 – 7PM | MERRILL AUDITORIUM, PORTLAND Renowned dance artist Lil Buck conceived, choreographed and performs in his latest production — “Memphis Jookin’: The Show”. An ode to Lil Buck’s hometown and the birthplace of this singular hip-hop dance style, “Memphis Jookin’” takes audiences on a journey ...more