The Polar Express at Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad

Presale starts on August 27th at noon. THE POLAR EXPRESS™ is the largest annual event at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad (MNGRR) drawing over 14,000 passengers each year! The fun begins at the Ocean Gateway Visitor Center, which serves as our train depot. Holiday decorations inside the train add to ...more
 

Ticket Seller position open for the 2018 Holiday Season

PortTIX is hiring ticket sellers for the upcoming holiday season. The PortTIX box office at Merrill Auditorium is hiring ticket sellers for the upcoming holiday season. We sell tickets for the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Portland Ovations, and for other events taking place at Merrill Auditorium & other venues. These events include ...more
 

PSO announces their new Music Director

News from our friends at the Portland Symphony Orchestra:    It is with great excitement that we announce Eckart Preu (pronounced EK-ART PROY) as Music Director of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, beginning a three-year contract with the 2019-20 season. He won the position after a comprehensive search that included over ...more
 

FOKO events at Merrill

The Friends of The Kotzschmar Organ have a wide variety of events coming up.  Impressions – Wednesday, September 26  7:30 p.m. Jean-Willy Kunz is the organist with the Montreal Symphony, and he and his jazz ensemble will combine the versatility of the pipe organ with the smooth sounds of jazz for ...more
 

Ray LaMontagne: Just Passing Through

Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne Is adding a second show in Portland, Maine! His Just Passing Through acoustic tour is adding a second show on October 6th! His concert will highlight songs from his vast and varying body of work. Joining Ray on the tour will be John Stirratt from Wilco ...more
 

PortTIX

Get tickets for events at Merrill auditorium and other local venues at PortTIX. We’re proud to be the official ticket seller for concerts and tours at Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine, which is home to the Portland Ovations and the Portland Symphony Orchestra. We also sell tickets for several other venues in the Portland ...more
 

Portland Ballet returns with The Victorian Nutcracker

The Victorian Nutcracker will return to Merrill Auditorium and to Westbrook Performing Arts Center, just in time for Christmas!   This annual production by Portland Ballet has become a Maine holiday tradition and family favorite, telling a classic tale set in Victorian-era Portland. Over 80 children from the greater Portland community ...more