Family

Bluey’s Big Play

“A glorious celebration of everything you love about the show.” THE GUARDIAN This is Bluey’s Big Play, For Real Life. When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday afternoon time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games and cleverness at their disposal to get … Read more

The Peking Acrobats

In their graceful efforts these brightly costumed tumblers, acrobats, cyclists, jugglers and clever clowns provide 90 minutes of family fun that infuses [life] with an extra measure of joy.” THE NEW YORK TIMES The Peking Acrobats featuring The Shanghai Circus consists of sensational Chinese acrobatics, comedy, balancing feats and much more. A truly spectacular show … Read more

“Memphis Jookin’: The Show” Featuring Lil Buck

Please note: the venue has changed for this performance to the Westbrook Performing Arts Center. Ticket holders will have their tickets re-issued via the original delivery method. Additional details have been sent directly to ticket holders via email.  “Buck’s power derives from the ability to get to the bottom of what something feels like for him … Read more

“Ugly Duckling”

“”Ugly Duckling” is a wonderful piece of children’s theatre, slickly executed and lovingly performed. It will keep little ones enthralled from its energetic opening to its cheeky cliff-hanger conclusion.” ARTS NEW YORK Meet the most unusual duckling the pond has ever seen! In their nest at the edge of a pond, the baby ducklings wait … Read more

Garba360

“International festival aims to delight, unite, and inspire” – YALE NEWS Ovations kicks off the 92nd season with a lively and immersive community dance party. Featuring a high energy live band and guided dance instruction, this unique event invites all to enjoy the spirited Indian Gujarati folk dances of garba and raas. Clapping, spinning and … Read more

Wabanaki Stories

“Stories are more than words. They are tools to build community, teach values, and pass on knowledge to future generations.” CHRIS NEWELL (PASSAMAQUODDY) WORLD PREMIERE Commissioned Maine Artist by Portland Ovations The land and waters known as Maine have been home to Wabanaki People for over 12,000 years. This vibrant production of Wabanaki stories and … Read more

Cirque Alfonse: “Animal, A Farm Story”

“The show’s unpretentious warmth and good humour are immensely refreshing.” STAGE DOOR Ovations audience favorite Cirque Alfonse returns with Animal, a series of surreal fables for the young and the young at heart. Journey through a reinvented land where a gentleman farmer surrounds himself with familiar, yet crazy creatures: the chickens have teeth, the ducks … Read more

Ballet Hispánico – Noche de Oro: A Celebration of 50 Years

Portland Ovations dedicates this performance to the life and memory of our dear friend Jane C. Wellehan. “A cutting edge crowd pleaser.” WASHINGTON POST The nation’s renowned Latinx dance organization, Ballet Hispánico, brings audiences together to celebrate the joy and diversity of Latinx culture. Equal parts artistic excellence and catalyst for change, Ballet Hispánico is … Read more

Blue Man Group

“”There’s nothing that quite compares to the magic of the Blue Man Group. They’re performance. They’re art. They’re the ultimate performance art that will rival anything you’ve ever seen before.” JESSICA BOWEN, BROADWAY WORLD More than 35 million people around the world have experienced the smash hit phenomenon that is BLUE MAN GROUP and now … Read more

Dan + Claudia Zanes

Dan & Claudia Zanes

“The family-music genre’s most outspoken and eloquent advocate.” – TIME MAGAZINE Grammy Award-winner Dan Zanes and Haitian-American jazz vocalist Claudia Zanes perform a mix of old and new songs from near and far in a style that’s been called “All-Ages Social Music.” In other words, when they perform it’s a party! Fun for the whole … Read more