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GALA: Broadway Rocks

Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Broadway actor and UMaine alum Merritt David Janes is gathering some of his friends and colleagues from Broadway to perform on the CCA stage. These aren’t just any friends — they’re actors singing your favorite songs from the shows and roles they have performed. It’ll be a special night with songs every Broadway fan knows […]

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Step Afrika!

Friday, September 30, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Founded in 1994 by C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika! is the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. Under Mr. Williams’ leadership, stepping has evolved into one of America’s cultural exports, touring more than 50 countries across the globe.  Step Afrika! now ranks as one of the top ten African-American dance companies in […]

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Spamilton: An American Parody

Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Gerard Alessandrini, the comic mastermind behind the long-running hit Forbidden Broadway, has created a new musical parody, SPAMILTON! It’s the fictitious story of a very famous writer / director / star trying to save Broadway from mediocrity and oblivion. Along the way, this sharp and lovable genius not only takes aim at Broadway’s current mega-hit, […]

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Theater at Monmouth on Tour: As You Like It

Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Welcome to Arden. This is the story of Rosalind. Oppressed and exiled from Court under threat of death, she escapes with her cousin, cross-dressed and gartered, into the wild and unpredictable Forest of Arden. Disguised as a boy, she creates a world of her choosing, reveling in her newfound agency and self-discovery. But chance encounters […]

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Jay Leno

Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

While he may be best known for his decades-long tenure behind the Tonight Show desk, Jay Leno cut his teeth as one of the most inventive comedy voices of the ’70s and ’80s — and his all-new standup tour is his chance to remind fans why he became a household name in the first place! Nobody […]

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Blind Boys of Alabama with special guest Charlie Musselwhite

Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) with Lifetime Achievement Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and winners of five Grammy® Awards, they have attained the […]

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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Based on the beloved movie, Legally Blonde follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be BOTH legally blonde AND the smartest person in the room. Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside down, […]

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Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Since marrying in 2002, two of Canada’s brightest stars have been captivating audiences all over North America with their exceptional musical skills and obvious joy at playing the fiddle together. Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy have received both industry-acclaim and a loyal fan base by combining their magnificent individual talents, giving audiences an unforgettable musical […]

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THE DOO WOP PROJECT: A Doo Wop Christmas

Thursday, December 22, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning: tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. In their epic shows The Doo Wop Project takes audiences on a journey featuring foundational tunes from the Crests, Belmonts […]

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Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll

Friday, January 20, 2023 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

“Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll is not only a highly entertaining look at the history of iconic music, using the best musicians and authentic Broadway/Rock & Roll artists in the world, but also tells the story of America since the 1930s, and all the incredible influences and cultures that make up our […]

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