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ELIXIR OF LOVE - presented by Opera Maine

Presented by Opera Maine at Merrill Auditorium

Jul 28 - 30 2021
ELIXIR OF LOVE - presented by Opera Maine

Celebrate a return to live opera in Maine with Gaetano Donizetti’s ELIXIR OF LOVE presented by Opera Maine!

This delightful comic opera will be reimagined and presented without intermission. Maestro Israel Gursky will conduct an outstanding cast of singers and the Opera Maine orchestra of sixteen select musicians. Nicolás Alberto Dosman is chorus master. Set and lighting design by two time Tony-award winning Christopher Akerlind; costumes by Millie Hiibel. The opera will be sung in Italian with English supertitles.

Pre-performance talks at 6:30 p.m. will be given in Merrill by Calien Lewis, dramaturg.


To purchase tickets:
PortTIX is the only official box office for Opera Maine. To avoid websites that sell tickets at a mark-up, purchase your tickets by calling, or clicking on the links on Opera Maine’s website or below.

Call PortTIX at (207) 842-0800. PortTIX phone hours are 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The physical box office at Merrill Auditorium is still closed to the public, tickets are currently available via phone or online only.

Contact: 207-842-0800


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Additional time info:

Pre-performance talks at 6:30 p.m. will be given in Merrill by Calien Lewis, dramaturg.


Merrill Auditorium

20 Myrtle Street

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Because of covid safety considerations, the opera will be modified and presented without intermission. All audience must wear masks while in the auditorium. Health screening will be done before entering the Merrill. Opera Maine is working with a fully vaccinated company. Distanced seating is available in the balcony by calling the box office.

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