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Champions of Magic

“Dazzles audiences with a show like no other!” BROADWAY WORLD Following a decade touring the world as one of the most successful magic shows in history, the Champions of Magic team are back with an explosive brand-new production featuring thrilling mind-bending illusions, mind reading, escapology, and ground-breaking magic. Fusing their skills in grand scale magic, … Read more

Beautiful Blackbird Live!

“It’s hard to describe just how unforgettably lively Russell’s music is. A colorful combination of reggae, jazz, musical theatre, funk, and Motown.” BROADWAYWORLD Ashley Bryan’s artful children’s book comes to life in this joyful concert for young audiences created by Georgia’s Alliance Theatre. Join Blackbird and his fantastic feathered band for a high energy concert … Read more

Sugar Skull! A Día De Muertos Musical Adventure

Twelve-year-old Vita Flores thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? But when a spirited candy skeleton suddenly springs to life, Vita finds herself on a magical, musical journey to unravel the true meaning of Día de Muertos. Meet Sugar Skull, a charismatic … Read more

“A Year with Frog & Toad”

“A fun evening, sure to entertain children and adults alike.” THEATREMANIA Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm — A Year With Frog And Toad is an inventive, joyful, and enchanting experience for the whole family. Based on the books by Arnold Lobel, this whimsical musical featuring a jazzy, upbeat score follows two great friends — … Read more

Cirque Kalabanté: Afrique en Cirque

“Explosive drumming and dance routines, the group delivered mind-blowing acrobatic sequences with extraordinary precision.” VICE MAGAZINE Gravity-defying acrobatics. Astonishing human pyramids. Live Afro-jazz, percussion and kora. Welcome to the universe of Cirque Kalabanté. Created by Guinean artist Yamoussa Bangoura, an alum of Cirque Éloize and Cirque Baobab who has also performed with Cirque du Soleil, … Read more

CONTRA-TIEMPO “joyUS justUS”

“More than a hip isolating dance ensemble…CONTRA-TEIMPO pushes boundaries.” WASHINGTON POST The exciting Los-Angeles–based CONTRA-TIEMPO draws on salsa, Afro-Cuban, hip-hop, and contemporary dance combined with text and original music to create an original physical, visual and sonic vocabulary. A bold, multilingual, activist dance-theater company, CONTRA-TIEMPO inspires and embraces communities where all people are awakened to … Read more

Fraggle Rock LIVE!

Join Red, Gobo, Mokey, Wembley, Boober and all your friends from the iconic series “Fraggle Rock”, on a brand-new exciting, interactive, live musical adventure perfect for fans of all ages. Gobo Fraggle discovers a legend about a lost Fraggle treasure: the Song Stone. Legend says the Song Stone can provide a special treasure — the … Read more

Circus Smirkus 2024

“Talented kids. Professional coaches. Life on the road. Adoring 5-year-olds, sitting around the ring just feet from the stars of Circus Smirkus, where big kids have been the stars of the show of this Vermont-based company for 32 years now.” THE BOSTON GLOBE Step into a world of whimsy and wonder, as Circus Smirkus celebrates … Read more

POLI POP

We welcome you to join us in the audience for the School-Time Performance of POLI POP! This performance is ideal for young audience members ages 3 – 8. All tickets are only $8 and are general admission in designated areas of Merrill Auditorium. You will be in attendance along with local school groups on field trips. … Read more

E C H O E S

Co-presented by Portland Ovations and Indigo Arts Alliance Stay in touch with this project! Click here to register for emails providing project updates. Add the complimentary tickets to your cart and check out. You will then be on a contact list for future updates. Read March project updates Black, Haitian American composer, violinist and activist … Read more