Season Schedule

The Audience – NT Live

September 9, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards, National Theatre Live’s smash-hit broadcast of the original West End production of The Audience –featuring Helen Mirren’s multi-award-winning performance as Queen Elizabeth II – returns to cinemas in celebration of the monarch’s 90th birthday. Written by Peter Morgan (The Queen) and directed by two-time Tony Award® […]

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Stillwater Brass

September 11, 2016 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

The John I. and Elizabeth E. Patches Chamber Music Series presents the first concert of the season. High, Light, Deep and Clear. A group of 5 outstanding brass musicians with Maine connections will present a concert of music spanning 6 centuries. The quintet features UMaine brass faculty Jack Burt (trumpet) and Dan Barrett (trombone). They […]

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Capitol Steps

September 17, 2016 at 8 pm
Collins Center for the Arts

The perfect show to present at our gala celebration! Over 30 years ago, the Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. In the years that followed, many of the Steps ignored the conventional wisdom (“Don’t quit your day job!”), and […]

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Peppa Pig Live!

September 22, 2016 at 6 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Due to popular demand, Waterfront Concerts is pleased to present Peppa Pig’s Big Splash! as part of the Machias Savings Bank Concert Series. Reserved Seating Ticket Price: $29.50 to $59.50 – PLUS ANY APPLICABLE FEES DEPENDING ON PURCHASE OUTLET – Tickets available via waterfrontconcerts.com, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 or purchase locally at Mark’s Music in Brewer. […]

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Murder on the Nile

October 2, 2016 at 4 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Aquila Theatre, in its 25th anniversary season, stages Murder on the Nile, by one of the greatest mystery writers in world literature- Agatha Christie. This brilliant new production features a masterful whodunit and Aquila’s clever signature style. Murder on the Nile, Agatha Christie’s own staging of her famous novel, Death on the Nile, is set […]

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Tristan und Isolde – The Met: Live in HD

October 16, 2016 at 12 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Tristan und Isolde opens the Met season in a new production by Mariusz Trelinski (the director responsible for the 2014-15 season’s double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle), and will be well served by a cast of outstanding Wagnerians: Nina Stemme as Isolde, Stuart Skelton as Tristan, Ekaterina Gubanova as Brangäne, and René Pape as […]

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Pirates of Penzance

October 20, 2016 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

This New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players production is your chance to get carried away by Pirates. Join the band of swashbuckling buccaneers, bumbling British bobbies, frolicsome Victorian maidens, and the delightfully dotty “model of a modern Major-General” for a rollicking romp over the rocky coast of Cornwall. This exuberant musical theater masterpiece, directed and […]

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Comedian Bob Marley

October 21, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Bob loves being a comedian. He’s wicked good at it! He lives in Maine which is the best state in the world maybe even the universe. He’s featured regularly on Sirius XM and he even won their Superbowl of Comedy! He has put out over 20 comedy CD’s and DVD’s! He was inducted into The […]

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Don Giovanni – The Met: Live in HD

October 22, 2016 at 1 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Three charismatic singers, Simon Keenlyside, Ildar Abdrazakov, and Mariusz Kwiecien, share the role of the title hero, who goes to hell in a dazzling coup de théâtre. The ensemble of great Mozartean singers includes Isabel Leonard, Angela Meade, Matthew Polenzani, Marina Rebeka, Erwin Schrott, Ramón Vargas, and RolandoVillazón. Fabio Luisi and Plácido Domingo conduct. Aided […]

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Christopher O’Riley

October 23, 2016 at 3 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

Acclaimed for his engaging and deeply committed performances, the pianist Christopher O’Riley is known to millions as the host of NPR’s From the Top.  His repertoire spans a kaleidoscopic array of music from the pre-baroque to present-day.  He performs around the world and has garnered widespread praise for his untiring efforts to reach new audiences. […]

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