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Collins Center for the Arts

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University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
207.581.1755; 800. 622.8499; TDD/TTY 207. 581.1888 collinscenterforthearts.com

April 2020

Canceled: Stephen E. King Chair Lecture Series: Rebecca Traister

April 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Note: This event has been canceled for April 2. New York Times bestselling author and columnist Rebecca Traister is one of the leading journalists today working at the intersections of gender and culture. She is a writer-at-large for New York Magazine and the author of the books "Big Girls Don't Cry," "All the Single Ladies," and "Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger." Her 2018 National Magazine Award citation epitomizes the impact of her work on America’s sense of cultural…

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Virtual Accepted Student Day

April 3 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on April 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Accepted Student days for March and April are being held virtually. Visit the Admissions website for more information. Friday, March 13: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, March 27: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development Friday, April 3: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, April 17: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human…

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Canceled: Masterworks V — Beethoven and Haydn

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been canceled for April 5.  Lucas Richman, conductor Roberto Plano, piano Jamilyn Manning-White, soprano    Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday with the composer’s "Piano Concerto No. 4," featuring Italian pianist Roberto Plano as soloist. Then hear Haydn’s stunning "Mass in Time of War," featuring soprano Jamilyn Manning-White. The Bangor Symphony Orchestra is joined by the full forces of the UMaine Singers and Oratorio Society for this performance. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to…

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Postponed: The Choir of Man

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been postponed (date to be determined).  Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” "The Choir of Man" offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy. It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set in a real working pub that combines hair-raising harmonies, high-energy dance, and live percussion with foot-stomping choreography. The multi-talented cast of nine handsome blokes sings everything — pub tunes, folk, Broadway, classic rock — all to roof-raising heights. …

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Postponed: Llama Llama — Live!

April 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been postponed (date to be determined).  Bedtime has never been so exciting! It’s the end of the day for the Llama family. After a long day of adventures at the school and the store, Baby Llama can’t wait to put on his red pajamas. He and his friends the toys are ready to sing and dance their way to sleep … except … they need a bedtime story and a kiss goodnight and a drink of…

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Virtual Accepted Student Day

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on April 17, 2020 at 8:00 am

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The Accepted Student days for March and April are being held virtually. Visit the Admissions website for more information. Friday, March 13: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, March 27: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development Friday, April 3: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture; College of Engineering Friday, April 17: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Maine Business School; College of Education and Human…

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Postponed: An American in Paris

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been postponed. In post-war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. George Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry’s life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl…

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The Met: Live in HD — Tosca

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Soprano Anna Netrebko returns as Puccini’s explosive diva, back by popular demand. Tenors Najmiddin Mavlyanov and Brian Jagde alternate as the idealistic painter Cavaradossi, and baritones George Gagnidze and Michael Volle complete the opera’s fatal love triangle as the sinister Scarpia. Bertrand de Billy conducts Sir David McVicar’s stunning production. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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May 2020

Canceled: Masterworks VI — Mozart and Mahler

May 3 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been canceled for May 3.    Lucas Richman, conductor   The Masterworks season concludes with Mahler’s passion-filled "Symphony No. 5," and a rarely performed gem by Mozart. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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Postponed: NT Live Broadcast – Cyrano de Bergerac

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Note: This event has been postponed. James McAvoy returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of "Cyrano de Bergerac," broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all — if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better…

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The Pops — Music of the Knights

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Sir Elton John, Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber are not only knights — they also happen to be three of the most successful songwriters of all time with careers that span decades. “Music of the Knights” honors their lasting musical influence with songs like “Memory,” ”I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” ”Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina,” ”The Phantom of the Opera,” ”Circle of Life,” ”Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” ”Your Song,” ”Don’t Let the Sun…

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June 2020

The Met: Live in HD — Maria Stuarda

June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Soprano Diana Damrau stars as the martyred Mary, Queen of Scots, in Donizetti’s bel canto showcase. Star mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton is her imperious rival Queen Elizabeth I, and the silken-voiced tenor Stephen Costello is the noble Earl of Leicester. Maurizio Benini conducts Sir David McVicar’s production. For more information, to view the full season schedule or to purchase tickets, visit collinscenterforthearts.com/events. 

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NT Live Broadcast – The Welkin

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

One life in the hands of 12 women. Rural Suffolk in England, 1759. As the country waits for Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to hang for a heinous murder. When she claims to be pregnant, a jury of 12 matrons are taken from their housework to decide whether she’s telling the truth, or simply trying to escape the noose. With only midwife Lizzy Luke prepared to defend the girl, and a mob baying for blood outside, the matrons…

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Summer Orientation

June 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 26, 2020

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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Summer Orientation

June 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 26, 2020

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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Summer Orientation

June 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 26, 2020

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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Summer Orientation

June 25
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 26, 2020

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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Summer Orientation

June 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until June 26, 2020

Collins Center for the Arts, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

June 22–23: Maine Business School; College of Education and Human Development June 23–24: College of Engineering; School of Engineering Technology June 24–25: College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture June 25–26: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Explorations

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