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Great theater and things to do in Portland Maine

Are you planning a visit to Portland for one of the many fantastic live performances that happen here?

 

Whether you’re coming for a day trip or a more extended visit, Portland has so much to offer. Perhaps you want to check out one of the numerous delicious restaurants, or take in some of the beautiful scenery.

No matter what your interests, there are things to do in Portland Maine that will make your day. Check out some of our recommendations for places to visit, grab a bite to eat, or see some of what this great little city has to offer in addition to our live theater, music, and dance.

Read on for ideas, or see what’s playing for your visit!

10 Reasons We Can’t Wait for Vocalosity (Told in Pitch Perfect GIFS)

Our friends at The Long Center put together this great list of reasons to come see Vocalosity. We whole-heartily agree with their reasons so we decided to re-post for your pleasure. (Originally posted Feb. 5, 2016 by The Long Center – updated) It’s no secret we’ve been counting down the [...]

January 2017 Usher Spotlight: Meet Junie Dugas

Our ushers are a valuable part of our team and help the Portland community experience the performing arts—each month we are going to recognize one usher and share a bit more about who they are. Interested in volunteer opportunities? Sign up here.   YOUR NAME Junie Dugas YOU HAVE BEEN [...]

An Interview with Rev. Lewis: ‘The Joyful and Participatory Nature of Gospel Music’

Reverend Kenneth Lewis January 11, 2017 Ovations Offstage Director Catherine Anderson, had the good fortune to attend services at the Green Memorial AME Zion Church, on Munjoy Hill in Portland, Maine on Sunday, January 8th.  Reverend Lewis, a member of the Seeking Resonance Advisory board and Catherine had [...]

Performing Arts Tickets as Gifts

By: Chip Kibort | December 20, 2016 Each holiday season Portland Ovations promotes "Tickets Make Great Gifts" and I know many laugh and giggle at the concept of tickets as gifts because “gifts” at this time of year are thought of as the “tangible” – electronics, clothes, games, bicycles, toys, [...]

Adam Gardner’s Hanukkah Project: The LeeVees

by: Adam Gardner of The LeeVees & Guster | December 13, 2016 I'm thrilled to be performing with my Hanukkah project, The LeeVees at Port City Music Hall this Sunday as part of Portland Ovations! My wife and I became Members of Portland Ovations when we moved here 12 years [...]

December 2016 Usher Spotlight: Meet Frederick Prince

Our ushers are a valuable part of our team and help the Portland community experience the performing arts—each month we are going to recognize one usher and share a bit more about who they are. Interested in volunteer opportunities? Sign up here. YOUR NAME Frederick A. Prince YOU HAVE BEEN [...]