Season Schedule

The Bible Abridged

Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

It’s apocalypse now as the three cultural guerrillas of The Reduced Shakespeare Company set their reductive sites on the good book with The Bible (abridged). Can bolts of lightning be far behind? Yes, it’s an affectionate, irreverent roller coaster ride from fig leaves to Final Judgment as the boys tackle the great theological questions: Did […]

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Così fan tutte – The Met: Live in HD

Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

A frothy comedy of manners with an intensely dark take on human nature; an old story with a startlingly modern tone; and a beautiful score depicting questionable behavior. Adult $25 | Senior $20 | Student $10 | All fees included Subscribers pay no fees; deduct $2 from ticket price. Click for details To purchase student tickets […]

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Getting away with murder can be so much fun… and there’s no better proof than the hilarious hit show that won the 2014 Tony Award® for BEST MUSICAL—A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER! As one most gentlemanly NPR critic put it, “I’VE NEVER LAUGHED SO HARD AT A BROADWAY MUSICAL!” GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE tells the […]

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Masterworks V: Mozart & Beethoven

Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Lucas Richman, conductor University of Maine Singers Oratorio Society Beethoven Symphony No. 1 Mozart Mass in C Minor , K 427 The BSO under Maestro Richman continues its multi-year Beethoven cycle with the composer’s First Symphony, followed by Mozart’s glorious Mass in C Minor, a beloved work that will feature the University of Maine Singers […]

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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Friday, April 13, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The Orchestra was formed in 1985 as a bit of fun, but the first gig was an instant sell-out, and they’ve been performing ever since. The current ensemble has been playing together for over 20 years, and has become something of a national institution. This will be the 2nd appearance by this group at the […]

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – NT Live Broadcast

Friday, April 20, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

On the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a […]

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Steep Canyon Rangers

Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

What does North Carolina sound like? In a state that’s also produced Doc Watson, James Taylor and the Avett Brothers, there’s hardly a more well-rounded answer than the Steep Canyon Rangers. A bluegrass band at their core, the Steep Canyon Rangers effortlessly walk the line between festival favorite and sophisticated string orchestra. They’re as danceable […]

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Palaver Strings

Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Palaver Strings, a musician-led string orchestra with Maine connections, is dedicated to the collaborative interpretation of classical masterworks. Each member is passionate about taking classical music beyond the concert hall to engage with diverse and new audiences. Adult $35 | K-12 free, accompanying at least one paying adult | All fees included Subscribers pay no […]

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UMaine Symphonic and Concert Bands

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The Symphonic Band in collaboration with Concert Band will perform their annual Spring concert. To learn more about the University of Maine instrumental and choral ensembles or for a complete list of School of Performing Arts Events visit umaine.edu/spa.

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Macbeth – NT Live Broadcast

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

National Theatre Live will broadcast Manchester International Festival’s electrifying production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn, Hamlet) in his first Shakespeare performance in over a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, ER) as Lady Macbeth. Directed by Olivier and Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford (Anna Christie at the Donmar Warehouse, Thoroughly Modern Millie on Broadway) and […]

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