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John McCutcheon

Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Minsky Recital Hall

“The most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard.” — Johnny Cash No one remembers when the neighbors started calling the McCutcheons to complain about the loud singing from young John’s bedroom. It didn’t seem to do much good, though. For, after a shaky, lopsided battle between piano lessons and baseball (he was a mediocre pianist and […]

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Lightwire: A Very Electric Christmas

Friday, November 26, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Since bursting to national acclaim after appearing as semi-finalists on America’s Got Talent and winning the top honors on TRU TV’s Fake Off, Lightwire Theater has gone on to enthrall audiences worldwide with their unique combination of skill and grace as told through the technological innovations of moving light characters. Ian and Eleanor Carney were both born and […]

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Jay Leno

Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

We’re teaming up with Waterfront Concerts to present JAY LENO live on Sunday, December 5, 2021. About Jay Leno: Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in […]

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The Choir of Man

Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 8 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

THE RUNAWAY INTERNATIONAL HIT IS COMING TO MAINE! Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up one hour of indisputable joy for all ages! It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s the best pub “lock-in” you’ve ever been to. Featuring pop, classic rock, folk, Broadway and pub tunes, THE CHOIR […]

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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo

Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Dear Patrons, We regret to inform you that we have received word from the producers of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo that the company has been forced to cancel their US tour because of COVID-19 lockdown conditions in Australia, their home base.  They said, “We apologize to our audiences for the disappointment we all share. We appreciate […]

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Flip Fabrique

Monday, February 7, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

With only six degrees of separation, we are all connected. That means we, the performers, and you, the audience, are much closer than you think! On the stage, six envelopes contain six mysterious invitations for six strangers. The guests have arrived, but one is missing. What to do while we wait? When renowned performer Jamie […]

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Nobuntu

Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 3 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Nobuntu, the female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe, has drawn international acclaim, for its inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro Jazz to Gospel. The ensemble’s concerts are performed with pure voices, augmented by minimalistic percussion, traditional instruments such as the Mbira (thumb piano) and organic, authentic dance movements. Nobuntu was nominated […]

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The Robert Cray Band

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

“Funky, cool and bad,” is how Robert Cray describes his latest album, That’s What I Heard, out February 28. “I  thought if it we could get this thing that Sam Cooke used to have, the kind of sound that early Sam Cooke  records had, that we could pull this off,” says producer Steve Jordan.   Over […]

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Martina McBride

Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Waterfront Concerts and the Collins Center for the Arts are pleased to announce the rescheduling of multiple Grammy nominated country icon, MARTINA McBRIDE, live on our stage on Saturday, March 26, 2022. All original tickets will be honored for the rescheduled event. (Current ticket holders: scroll down for more info!) Martina McBride’s incomparable vocals have […]

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Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet®

Saturday, April 16, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Collins Center for the Arts

Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet® is a playful, colorful and evocative production that will transport audiences to early 20th century Atlantic Canada. Based on the beloved Canadian novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables – The Ballet® follows the adventures of Anne Shirley, an orphan girl sent to live on a farm […]

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