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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!

Fierce Females

  Ovations’ 2018-19 season features some truly inspiring women and we want you to experience all of them. From now until February 28th *save 15% on tickets to see any of our upcoming FIERCE FEMALE performances with the promo code FIERCE. To access this discount and experience one (or more) [...]

By | December 17th, 2018|

It’s the final count up..

  We're counting up to the new year. We're counting on you. And right now your gift can count DOUBLE.   Make a donation between now and midnight on New Years Eve and your donation will have double the impact as anonymous donor has offered to match gifts up to $5,000 between [...]

By | December 17th, 2018|

Ovations Welcomes Two New Board Members

  Supporting the arts as a Board Member is a labor of love. The board members of the non-profit performing arts organization Portland Ovations know this first hand. Soon, newest board members Ted Walworth and Amy Regan Gallant will know as well. This fall, Ovations welcomed these arts enthusiasts to [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|

Inon Barnatan Program Notes

Portland Ovations presents Inon Barnatan - Classical Pianist Performing in Portland at Hannaford Hall on Saturday, October 13 at 2 pm   Program notes by Linda Russell   Le Tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) French composer Maurice Ravel began composing at age twelve; he studied piano at the Paris [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|

Portland Ovations 2018 – 19 Season Staff Picks

Who better to give performance recommendations than Portland Ovations staff themselves? With an incredible line up for 2018-19 ranging from an intimate, classical performance by admired pianist Inon Barnatan to the maple syrup sugar rush of holiday spirit that is "Elf The Broadway Musical"  it was nearly impossible for the Ovations' staff to pick [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|

How to DBR: An Insider’s Guide to “En Masse”

Say “Daniel Bernard Roumain” a few times out loud, for the sheer poetry of it. Then adopt the acronym DBR around friends and family. This will reveal your inner circle status with all things Ovations, Community Art Happenings, and “En Masse”.   Take a late coffee break, or early lunch [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|