Performances
  • Mar
    3

    Mainely Improv

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 3 - Mar 3

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    On the Spot Comedy PhotoWhat do you get when you combine the improvisation style of the television show, “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” with a Maine-based comedy troupe that loves the art of improvisation?

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  • Mar
    4

    6th Annual Maine's Got Talent 2017

    Performance Hall

    Mar 4 - Mar 4

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    MGTlogo_2013Maine’s Got Talent  features 10 performing artists competing for cash prizes. Fifty percent of the vote comes from the audience and the other fifty percent from our celebrity judges. The celebrity Judges this year are Tom Doucette, 2014-16 performer of Maine’s Got Talent, Joe Philippon, Lewiston Police Department and Celeste from WBLM’s Morning Show.

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  • Mar
    5

    Blowin' in the Wind – Pettingill Fundraiser

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 5 - Mar 5

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Graphic - Denny Breau 3-5-17The music of Bob Dylan, Mamas & Papas, Simon & Garfunkle, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot and other popular musicians of yesteryear is coming to the Franco Center in Lewiston.  On Sunday, March 5, Denny Breau presents the “Blowin’ in the Wind” concert

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  • Mar
    10

    Piano Concert with Michael Lewin

    Performance Hall

    Mar 10 - Mar 10

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Michael Lewin at PianoThis Steinway Artist launched his concert career following victories in the William Kapell and the Franz Liszt International Piano Competitions.   Also highly respected as a teacher

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  • Mar
    18

    MSO – Midcoast Symphony Orchestra – Pops at the Opera

    Performance Hall

    Mar 18 - Mar 18

    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    MSO Returns to the Gendron Franco Center with
    With Guest Conductor: Eric Hewitt
    Pops at the OperaMSO for 2007 Sponsor Sheet
    Strauss, Jr. – Overture to Die Flede maus
    Wagner – “Liebestod” from Triston & Isolde
    Bizet – Carmen Suite No. 2
    Ponchielli – “Dance of the Hours” from La gioconda
    Puccini – “Intermezzo” from Manon Lescaut, Act III
    Tchaikovsky – “Polonaise” from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
    Verdi – “Prelude” from La Traviata, Act I
    Strauss – “Waltz Sequence” from Der Rosenkavalier

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  • Mar
    24

    Central Maine's Comedy Invitational

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 24 - Mar 24

    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    So, you think you have what it takes to become Central Maine’s Funniest Comedian?
    Here’s your chance to show off your skills! This friendly competition offers comedians a chance to do 5-10 minutes of original stand-up comedy on the Franco Center stage. Bring your friends, because the winner will be chosen an audience vote. To audition/FMI, contact RMartin@FrancoCenter.org

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  • Mar
    25

    Maine Music Society

    Performance Hall

    Mar 25 - Mar 25

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Maine Music SocietyMaine Music Society presents The Bach B Minor Mass

    This year the Maine Music Society will present the incredible Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach.  This magnum opus was composed over several decades and finally assembled by Bach near the end of his life. The work has been widely hailed as one of the greatest compositions of all time.

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  • Mar
    26

    Maine Music Society

    Performance Hall

    Mar 26 - Mar 26

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Maine Music Society presents The Bach B Minor Mass

    Maine Music SocietyThis year the Maine Music Society will present the incredible Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach.  This magnum opus was composed over several decades and finally assembled by Bach near the end of his life. The work has been widely hailed as one of the greatest compositions of all time.

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  • Apr
    7

    Prom Night – Just Like High School – Only Better

    Heritage Hall

    Apr 7 - Apr 7

    7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    Underwater world with corals and tropical fish.“Just like high school … only better! (& cheaper)”
    Bring your friends and join us for the most fun you’ve had since high school … maybe the most fun you’ve ever had! Enjoy a fun night at L/A’s Franco Center. Your high school principal will be your host for the evening. A message from the principal:

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  • Apr
    8

    Prom Night – Just Like High School – Only Better

    Heritage Hall

    Apr 8 - Apr 8

    7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    Underwater world with corals and tropical fish.“Just like high school … only better! (& cheaper)”

    Bring your friends and join us for the most fun you’ve had since high school … maybe the most fun you’ve ever had!  Enjoy a fun night at L/A’s Franco Center.  Your high school principal will be your host for the evening.  A message from the principal:

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  • Apr
    9

    Symphonic Orchestra Curva Via

    Performance Hall

    Apr 9 - Apr 9

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    OrchestreCurvaViaprimapaginaesquisse13The Symphonic Orchestra Curva Via from Paris made up of 38 young musicians will be performing under the direction of Laurent Brack.

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  • Apr
    14

    Molded by the Flow: A poetic, visual and musical narrative

    Performance Hall

    Apr 14 - Apr 14

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    moldedA collaborative creation of theatre, music and visual art with internationally-acclaimed artists Paul Dresher & Rinde Eckert, and USM students, faculty and staff

    A poetic, visual and musical narrative inspired by

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  • Apr
    15

    Molded by the Flow: A poetic, visual and musical narrative

    Performance Hall

    Apr 15 - Apr 15

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    A collaborative creation of theatre, music and visual art with internationally-acclaimed artists Paul Dresher & Rinde Eckert, and USM students, faculty and staff

    A poetic, visual and musical narrative inspired by

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  • Apr
    21

    Piano Concert with Kevin Ayesh

    Performance Hall

    Apr 21 - Apr 21

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Kevin AyeshAcclaimed for his many performances in the Southeast and West, Kevin Ayesh makes his Maine debut in our Performance Hall.  As North Carolina Visiting Artist

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  • May
    13

    MSO – Midcoast Symphony Orchestra – Idyllic Scenes

    Performance Hall

    May 13 - May 13

    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    The Midcoast Symphony Orchestra returns with – “Idyllic Scenes”
    Featuring Soprano Soloist; Rachele Schmiege!
    Performance includes;
    Mahler’s Symphony No. 4
    Barber – The School for Scandal Overture, Op. 5
    Canteloube – Songs of the Auvergne
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  • May
    19

    Bob Marley

    Performance Hall

    May 19 - May 19

    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Bob Marley, Maine's top comedian - and one of America's as well - comes back for 2 shows in one night on Saturday, April 12th.

    Bob Marley, Maine’s top comedian – and one of America’s as well – comes back for 2 shows in one night on Saturday, April 12th.

    Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central and is one of the few comics to do the complete late-night TV circuit with David Letterman, Jay Leno,

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  • May
    20

    Maine Music Society

    Performance Hall

    May 20 - May 20

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Maine Music SocietyMaine Music Society presents Songs of Carole King and James Taylor

    The Maine Music Society Chorale will celebrate the music of two extraordinary popular composers.  These musicians composed and performed so many favorites!  Selections of James Taylor songs will include “How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You”, “Sweet Baby James”, and “Fire and Rain”.

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  • May
    21

    Maine Music Society

    Performance Hall

    May 21 - May 21

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Maine Music Society presents Songs of Carole King and James Taylor

    The Maine Music Society Chorale will celebrate the music of two extraordinary popular composers.  These musicians composed and performed so many favorites!  Selections of James Taylor songs will include “How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You”, “Sweet Baby James”, and “Fire and Rain”.

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  • May
    26

    Piano Concert with Tamara Poddubnaya

    Performance Hall

    May 26 - May 26

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    Concert artist and master teacher Tamara Poddubnaya brings the confidence, authority, and vitality of her performances to our stage.  She frequently travels to Europe to give master classes and serve as juror for international competitions.  Last July, she completed the 10th season

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Upcoming Performances

  • Mar
    3

    Mainely Improv

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 3 - Mar 3

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    On the Spot Comedy PhotoWhat do you get when you combine the improvisation style of the television show, “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” with a Maine-based comedy troupe that loves the art of improvisation?

    ... More
  • Mar
    4

    6th Annual Maine's Got Talent 2017

    Performance Hall

    Mar 4 - Mar 4

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    MGTlogo_2013Maine’s Got Talent  features 10 performing artists competing for cash prizes. Fifty percent of the vote comes from the audience and the other fifty percent from our celebrity judges. The celebrity Judges this year are Tom Doucette, 2014-16 performer of Maine’s Got Talent, Joe Philippon, Lewiston Police Department and Celeste from WBLM’s Morning Show.

    ... More
  • Mar
    5

    Blowin' in the Wind – Pettingill Fundraiser

    Heritage Hall

    Mar 5 - Mar 5

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Graphic - Denny Breau 3-5-17The music of Bob Dylan, Mamas & Papas, Simon & Garfunkle, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot and other popular musicians of yesteryear is coming to the Franco Center in Lewiston.  On Sunday, March 5, Denny Breau presents the “Blowin’ in the Wind” concert

    ... More
  • Mar
    10

    Piano Concert with Michael Lewin

    Performance Hall

    Mar 10 - Mar 10

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Michael Lewin at PianoThis Steinway Artist launched his concert career following victories in the William Kapell and the Franz Liszt International Piano Competitions.   Also highly respected as a teacher

    ... More
  • Mar
    18

    MSO – Midcoast Symphony Orchestra – Pops at the Opera

    Performance Hall

    Mar 18 - Mar 18

    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

    MSO Returns to the Gendron Franco Center with
    With Guest Conductor: Eric Hewitt
    Pops at the OperaMSO for 2007 Sponsor Sheet
    Strauss, Jr. – Overture to Die Flede maus
    Wagner – “Liebestod” from Triston & Isolde
    Bizet – Carmen Suite No. 2
    Ponchielli – “Dance of the Hours” from La gioconda
    Puccini – “Intermezzo” from Manon Lescaut, Act III
    Tchaikovsky – “Polonaise” from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24
    Verdi – “Prelude” from La Traviata, Act I
    Strauss – “Waltz Sequence” from Der Rosenkavalier

    For Tickets

     

    ... More