Portland School of Ballet Events!

Building Ballets | Coppélia Saturday, March 18, 2023 12:00PM | Westbrook PAC Coppélia is a comedic, classical story ballet about a young girl and her troubles with a realistic life sized doll, set to beautiful music by Leo Delibes. It gives us great joy to not only share this ballet ...more


Story, Book, Lyrics by Kerem Durdag & Music by Andy Happel | WORLD PREMIERE & Portland Ovations Commission Thursday, March 23, 2023 7:00PM | Westbrook PAC Two immigrants, one first generation and one second, find themselves in the U.S. and, over the course of lives fully lived, make it their ...more

The PSO Brings the Music of Louis Armstrong and Friends

Saturday, March 18, 2023 7:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Byron Stripling, conductor & trumpet Carmen Bradford, vocalist The charismatic and hugely popular Byron Stripling returns to your PSO with an electrifying tribute to the great Louis Armstrong and his famous friends including Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and so many ...more

Miró Quartet with Karen Slack

Saturday, March 18, 2023 3:00PM | Hannaford Hall Recognized by The New Yorker as “furiously committed” and noted by the Cleveland Plain Dealer for “exceptional tonal focus and interpretive intensity,” the Miró Quartet is regarded as one of America’s most celebrated and dedicated string quartets. For twenty-five years the Miró ...more

Ravel’s Boléro

Sunday, March 12, 2023 2:30PM | Merrill Auditorium Nir Kabaretti, conductor PROGRAM INFO SHERIFF | Akeda MOZART | Violin Concerto No. 3 STRAUSS | Death and Transfiguration, op. 24 RAVEL | Boléro RUN TIME: 1 hr 45 min including intermission ...more

Heather McMahan comes to Merrill!

Friday, March 10, 2023 8:00PM | Merrill Auditorium Named to Variety’s Comedy Impact Report following the unprecedented success of her debut, THE FAREWELL TOUR, Heather McMahan is back on the road bringing the giggles nationwide. A beloved standup comedian, storyteller, and the best friend everyone wants, Heather has seen her ...more

Peking Acrobats with the Shanghai Circus

“In their graceful efforts these brightly costumed tumblers, acrobats, cyclists, jugglers and clever clowns provide 90 minutes of family fun that infuses springtime in New York with an extra measure of joy.” – New York Times Defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control —The Peking Acrobats push ...more

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