Special Events

Open House

Please join us for an open house at Portland Ovations’ gathering space in downtown Portland as we unveil our new mural and kick off the 2023-24 season! See the brand new mural by artist Jenna Pirello currently being painted at our space, enjoy light snacks and drinks, and mingle with fellow Portland Ovations Members. Come and go … Read more


SAVE THE DATE! Coming soon, join Portland Ovations’ signature fundraiser POP for live performances, food from some of Portland’s most exciting chefs, delightful libations and more. Join us for a dynamic evening wholly unique to Ovations and our commitment to gathering people, sharing cultures and creating community through the power of live performance. More information … Read more

2023-2024 Season Announcement

Broadway classics you know and love. World-renowned chamber ensembles. Music from all over the world. Stunning dance, family-friendly fun, and so much more!  Join Ovations at the 2023-24 Season Announcement on Thursday, June 1st from 5:30 to 7PM at Hannaford Hall on USM’s Portland Campus. This joyful gathering gives you an exclusive first look at our 2023-24 … Read more


Thank you to all who attended our annual fundraiser POP last night! The performances were incredible, the food delicious, and the company most excellent. Who knew lobster rolls, donuts and drag were a match made in heaven? Because of you, more in our community can experience the power of live performance. Because of you, Portland … Read more

2022-23 Season Member Preview Party

Celebrate with us at Merrill Auditorium Wednesday, June 8 at 5:30PM and enjoy an exclusive first look at Portland Ovations’ 2022-23 season.  Free to attend, this Members-only gathering invites you to an evening of nibbles, drinks and videos highlighting our upcoming season. There are many exciting Broadway National Tours, music, dance, theater and family-friendly performances on their way to you. We … Read more

POP: Global Passport

POP Global Passport

SOLD OUT – THANK YOU! Live music. Food from around the world created by some of Portland’s most exciting chefs. Delightful libations. Auctions. Celebrity hosts. You. Please join us as we gather together for an intimate and dynamic evening wholly unique to Ovations and our commitment to gathering people, sharing cultures, and creating community through the power of … Read more