Maine Gay Men’s Chorus Annual Pride Concert This Weekend; “Shine Like Stars”


Long Time Artistic Director Larry Jackson  (R) of the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus at One of its Holiday Performances Last December 2022.

Twenty-six members of the Maine Gay Men’s Chorus will be presenting its annual Pride Concert – “Shine Like Stars,” this weekend at The Portland Players, in South Portland.

The almost two hour concert includes spiritual music, music from Broadway plays, and contemporary. “Shine Like Stars” by Pink Zebra is the initial song on the concert program and for which the concert is named.

The mixed program includes music by the iconic composer and lyricist, the late Jerry Herman.  A dozen members of the over 30 year old Chorus will tap dance to Herman’s “Tap Your Troubles Away.”

Larry Jackson is the Artistic Director for the Chorus.  He also teaches music in the Falmouth Public Schools.   Tickets may be purchased for $17.00 on-line or for $20. at the door.  There is a concert on Friday, June 9th at 7:30 pm, Saturday, June 10th, at 7:30 pm and on Sunday afternoon, June 11th at 2:00 pm. Please visit

“I attended last year’s Holiday Concert in Portland for the first time ever.  It far exceeded my expectations for an uplifting and fun concert.  I won’t miss one again,” said this blogger.

For more background information on the Chorus, please visit post herein dated December 11, 2022.