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Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain

Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

with Rakesh Chaurasia We welcome banjo legend Béla Fleck for his third time appearance on the CCA stage. He’s joined by tabla genius Zakir Hussain and double-bass master Edgar Meyer for an intricate, conversational performance. As a special treat, they’ll be joined by Rakesh Chaurasia, an Indian flautist, who plays the bansuri, an Indian bamboo […]

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Gary Gulman with Alex Moffat and special guest

Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

FREE comedy show for Umaine undergraduate students with MaineCard AND **$20 for non-Umaine undergraduate students with promo code: GULMAN.** Kick off Thanksgiving week with friends and laughs at this show, presented by Student Entertainment. Alex Moffat is a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live and Gary Gulman has been featured on numerous late night shows […]

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Something Rotten!

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

With 10 Tony® nominations including Best Musical, Something Rotten! is a “big, fat hit!”(New York Post). Set in the ‘90s – the 1590s – this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play while the “rock star” Shakespeare keeps getting all the […]

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Canadian Brass Christmas

Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The game-changing Canadian Brass has performed in virtually every major concert hall in the world, been seen by hundreds of millions of people on television, sold 2 million of its approximately 100 albums worldwide, and contributed nearly 600 new works and arrangements to the brass quintet repertoire. Renowned for genre-bending versatility and joyous performances, the […]

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Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure – this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago – and maybe […]

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Mnozil Brass “Cirque”

Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Mnozil Brass will be exploring the depths of their instruments once again to entertain you in the brand new show, “Cirque”. Entering the ring to combat the monkey business of daily life with music and humor, and transforming the stage into a musical flea circus… Come one! Come all! Listen and be amazed! Mnozil Brass are […]

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Spamalot

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

This outrageous musical comedy is lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” With a book by Eric Idle and music and lyrics by the Grammy Award winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez, Spamalot tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table […]

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The Greatest Pirate Story (N)ever Told

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Flung into the future by a musical-loving Sea Witch, a crew of misfit pirates-turned-actors must now perform the greatest pirate epic ever seen on stage! But when their script is partially obscured by a tragic squid ink accident, the crew must turn to the audience to fill in the missing bits of the plot. Cast […]

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Tap Dogs

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

This is not just tap. Experience high voltage, rugged, raw talent in the tap dance phenomenon which has taken the world by storm. Dein Perry’s TAP DOGS returns to the stage with its trademark blend of live music and tap dance as you’ve never seen before. The New York Observer called it “Positively electrifying”. Part […]

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The Sound of Music

Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

“Sparkling, fresh and lively.” – Los Angeles Times The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of The Sound of Music is coming to The Collins Center for the Arts. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® […]

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