The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus is seeking additional tenor, baritone and bass singers for its upcoming Pride 2018 season, which will culminate in three June performances of the concert titled Do You Hear the People Sing? Songs of Love, Hope and Resistance. MGMC is also seeking dancers with some tap experience to participate in two production numbers for the concert.

Informal auditions for new singers will take place Wednesday, Jan. 31, between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Those interested in scheduling an audition should email Lawrence Jackson, artistic director, at For additional information about joining, visit the FAQ page on the MGMC website,

Rehearsals for the upcoming season will be held Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. beginning Feb. 7 at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Portland. Dancers interested in participating also should email for further information, including a separate rehearsal schedule.

The upcoming MGMC concert will take place June 14, 15 and 16 at the Portland Players Theater in South Portland and will feature different guest performances at each concert. The June 16 concert will include a joint performance with the New Hampshire Gay Men’s Chorus. The Maine and New Hampshire choruses also will perform together May 20 at the Rochester (N.H.) Opera House.

Established in 1992, MGMC is dedicated to excellence in the choral arts; and committed to providing a positive and productive educational, social and entertainment experience for its members, friends and audience. The Maine Gay Men’s Chorus, a 501©3 organization, welcomes donations, corporate sponsors and program advertisers. For more information, contact MGMC President Steve Floyd at

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