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Franco Center Offers Sponsor Naming Rights for its Performance Hall

The Franco Center's Performance Hall as seen from the back of the stage looking toward the seats (Brian Fitzgerald photo).

The Franco Center’s Performance Hall as seen from the back of the stage looking toward the seats. In the foreground is a Steinway 9-foot Series D grand piano. (Brian Fitzgerald photo)

The Franco Center is offering naming rights to its crown jewel, its acoustically and visually magnificent 428-seat Performance Hall.

The board and management at the Franco Center are not saying what the exact cost will be to affix a corporate sponsor name to its elegant main performance space, only that their goal is to find a sponsor willing to enter into a long-term commitment of five to ten years or more. Continue reading

Upcoming Performances

  • Oct
    31

    15/20 Fright Night

    Heritage Hall

    Oct 31 - Oct 31

    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Join us for a Halloween party the likes of which you’ve never seen before!  This event is for young people ages 15-20. All are welcome to come in costume to enjoy music, dancing, ghoulish lighting and more.15_20 logo (2)

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  • Nov
    1

    Battle of the Blends

    Performance Hall

    Nov 1 - Nov 1

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    The Maine Music Society has assembled a spectacular group of a cappella singers to start our season. We’ve invited some perennial favorites and some lively newcomers. You’ll enjoy a great variety of styles and sounds with Good-Time Sound, The Colbyettes, The Merimanders, None of the Above, The Nor’easters Barbershop Chorus, and Vocal Solution. This concert is usually sold out, so get your tickets early!

    Buy tickets at Maine Music Society

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  • Nov
    2

    Fiddle-icious

    Performance Hall

    Nov 2 - Nov 2

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Fiddle-icious is a large diverse group of fiddlers and other musicians of all ages who return for their annual fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 3rd.

    Fiddle-icious is a large diverse group of fiddlers and other musicians of all ages who return for their annual fall concert.

    Fiddle-icious is an orchestra of diverse, enthusiastic musicians playing fiddles, guitars, flutes, banjos, tin whistles, accordions, cellos, violas, mandolins, harps, stand-up bass and other instruments. The members come from around the state including Biddeford, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth,  Coopers Mills, Gorham, South Bremen, Lewiston, Portland, and Raymond.

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  • Nov
    8

    Annual Franco Center Gala

    Performance Hall

    Nov 8 - Nov 8

    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The Franco Center will again host one of Lewiston/Auburn’s foremost social and cultural events, The Franco Center Gala and Benefit Concert.

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  • Nov
    15

    Late Night Catechism

    Performance Hall

    Nov 15 - Nov 15

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Late Night with GlassesCall it Loretta Young meets Carol Burnett. This ispart catechism class, part stand-up routine. It’s an interactive comedy, one of the longest running shows in Chicago and U.S. theater history.

    The New York Times calls it, “hilarious, well-written and inspired.” Jeffrey Lyons from TV’s Sneak Previews calls Late Nite Catechism “something to savor and enjoy….one of the most intimate, rewarding shows in town.”

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