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Rhiannon Giddens

Collins Center for the Arts

Acclaimed folk musician Rhiannon Giddens uses her art to excavate the past and reveal bold truths about our present. A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient and 2023 Pulitzer Prize winner, Giddens co-founded the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, and is now a two-time winner, with eight additional nominations for her work as a soloist and collaborator. […]


Comedian Bob Marley

Collins Center for the Arts

Bob Marley lives in Maine which is the best state in the world maybe even the universe. He’s featured regularly on Sirius XM radio and he even won their Superbowl of Comedy. He has put out over 20 comedy CDs and DVDs and was inducted into The Guinness Book of World’s Records for “the longest […]

NT Live Broadcast – Good

Collins Center for the Arts

David Tennant (Doctor Who) makes a much-anticipated return to the West End in a blistering reimagining of one of Britain’s most powerful, political plays. As the world faces its Second World War, John Halder, a good, intelligent German professor, finds himself pulled into a movement with unthinkable consequences. Olivier Award-winner Dominic Cooke (Follies) directs C.P. […]


MOMIX: Alice

Collins Center for the Arts

Seamlessly blending illusion, acrobatics, magic, and whimsy, MOMIX sends audiences flying down the rabbit hole in Moses Pendleton’s newest creation, ALICE, inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland. “I don’t intend to retell the whole Alice story” Pendleton says, “but to use it as a taking off point for invention.” Join this dazzling company […]


The Met: Live in HD – Dead Man Walking

Collins Center for the Arts

American composer Jake Heggie’s compelling masterpiece, the most widely performed new opera of the last 20 years, arrives in cinemas on October 21 in a haunting new production by Ivo van Hove. Based on Sister Helen Prejean’s memoir about her fight for the soul of a condemned murderer, Dead Man Walking matches the high drama […]


Capitol Fools

Collins Center for the Arts

Featuring former members of the Capitol Steps! What happens when Washington, D.C.’s premiere, political satire group – The Capitol Steps – call it quits after nearly 40 years? Most folks […]


NT Live Broadcast – Frankenstein

Collins Center for the Arts

Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting). For this performance, Cumberbatch will play the role […]


NT Live Broadcast – Best of Enemies

Collins Center for the Arts

David Harewood (Homeland) and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek) play feuding political rivals in James Graham’s (Sherwood) multiple award-winning new drama. In 1968 America, as two men fight to become the […]


Danish String Quartet

Minsky Recital Hall University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

The Danish String Quartet recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary, and the GRAMMY®-nominated quartet continues to assert its preeminence among the world’s finest string quartets. Formed when they were in their teens, they are renowned for impeccable musicianship, sophisticated artistry, exquisite clarity of ensemble, and, above all, and an unmatched ability to play as one. Performances […]


The Religion Move

Collins Center for the Arts

A walk through the footsteps of several major religions, those who are drawn to it, and those who are repelled. The first-person accounts of the faithful & the unaffiliated, from […]