Impact & Outreach
•MAINEUSA will create over 200 full-time & seasonal jobs including 30% w/ immigrant & longtime Mainers,
significantly improving our economic wellbeing as a community.
• MAINEUSA will host over 30 story circles, gathering stories about Maine for possible inclusion in performance.
Led by Portland Adult Education students, they will strengthen community relationships and resilience.
• Maine had 60 million visitors in 2017 (with 9 million in Portland alone), 32% more than in 2016 .
• After a premiere in 2020 or 2021, MAINEUSA will be a multi-year seasonal, summer production.
• Outreach: local, regional, national, cruise ships which brought 380,000 people to Portland in 2017.