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Portland Shakes' Presents PROSCENIUM LIVE Free Festival Of New Work

Portland Shakespeare Project and Proscenium Journal present the fifth annual Proscenium Live Festival of New Work with two days of fresh plays. This year's festival takes place at Portland State University's Lincoln Hall, in the Boiler Room Studio Theater. All performances are free, no ticket reservations are necessary, and seating is general admission.

Photo Flash: Portland Center Stage Presents THE BREATH OF LIFE

Portland favorites Gretchen Corbett and Sharonlee McLean take the stage beginning May 4 to star in David Hare's The Breath of Life, a two-woman play The Daily Telegraph called "bitingly funny." When Francis Beale (McLean) decides she wants one last word with her ex-husband's ex-lover (Corbett), both women are forced to confront their past, their failed relationships, dashed ideals and the lens through which they choose to view their futures. Ken Rus Schmoll (readings in six of the last ten JAW Festivals at The Armory, productions at Playwrights Horizons and New York Theatre Workshop) will direct.

BREATH OF LIFE to Open at The Armory this May

Portland favorites Gretchen Corbett and Sharonlee McLean take the stage beginning May 4 to star in David Hare's The Breath of Life, a two-woman play The Daily Telegraph called "bitingly funny." When Francis Beale (McLean) decides she wants one last word with her ex-husband's ex-lover (Corbett), both women are forced to confront their past, their failed relationships, dashed ideals and the lens through which they choose to view their futures. Ken Rus Schmoll (readings in six of the last ten JAW Festivals at The Armory, productions at Playwrights Horizons and New York Theatre Workshop) will direct.

BWW Review: A Community Copes with Trauma in World Premiere of NO CANDY, at Portland Playhouse

Directed by Tea Alagic, Emma Stanton's NO CANDY reveals the power and fortitude of the human spirit. At times, it gave me chills. At times, it's also quite funny.

2018-2019 Season Announced At The Armory!

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 2018-2019 season will feature 11 productions along with a special 10th anniversary return engagement of Storm Large in Crazy Enough, a show that had its world premiere at The Armory in 2009 and became one of the company's biggest hits.

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!

Review Roundup: KODACHROME at Portland Center Stage at The Armory

Portland Center Stage presents the world-premiere of Adam Szymkowicz's KODACHROME. A play told through snippets in the form of snapshots from protagonist Suzanne's camera, KODACHROME is an exploration of love, life, and loss. KODACHROME opened February 9th and runs through March 18th.

BWW Review: KODACHROME: A Photographic Journey of Being Human, at Portland Center Stage

KODACHROME is a guided tour of Colchester through the eyes, or rather, the lens, of the Photographer, who uses her camera and her stories to capture moments in the lives of the town's denizens.

Photo Flash: KODACHROME Gets World Premiere This Friday at The Armory

Love appears in unlikely places in Adam Szymkowicz's new play, Kodachrome, which makes its world premiere at The Armory directed by Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan. The production opens February 9, with previews beginning February 3 and performances running through March 10 in the Ellyn Bye Studio. Kodachrome was developed at The Armory's JAW: A Playwrights Festival in 2015 under the title Colchester and will be the company's 26th world premiere production.

KODACHROME by Adam Szymkowicz Makes World Premiere at The Armory

Love appears in unlikely places in Adam Szymkowicz's new play, Kodachrome, which makes its world premiere at The Armory directed by Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan. The production opens February 9, with previews beginning February 3 and performances running through March 10 in the Ellyn Bye Studio. Kodachrome was developed at The Armory's JAW: A Playwrights Festival in 2015 under the title Colchester and will be the company's 26th world premiere production.

KODACHROME by Adam Szymkowicz Begins Previews, 2/3

Love appears in unlikely places in Adam Szymkowicz's new play, Kodachrome, which makes its world premiere at The Armory directed by Associate Artistic Director Rose Riordan. The production opens February 9, with previews beginning February 3 and performances running through March 10 in the Ellyn Bye Studio. Kodachrome was developed at The Armory's JAW: A Playwrights Festival in 2015 under the title Colchester and will be the company's 26th world premiere production.

BWW Review: In THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, a Linguist Can't Find the Right Words for Love, at Portland Playhouse

THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE, the last show in Portland Playhouse's season, explores all of the ways language (spoken, written, nonverbal, even the language of food) both serves and fails us when it comes to human relationships.

'WATSON INTELLIGENCE', LUNA GALE and More on Tap for CoHo Productions's 22nd Season

CoHo Productions has announced #CoHoSeason22, featuring four artist-led co-productions of contemporary plays in the main subscription season for 2017-2018.

BWW Reviews: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Will All Make You Laugh at Portland Center Stage

This being a Durang play, the characters have offbeat opinions about everything under the sun, but there's anger and regret underneath the quips, and eventually the deeper emotions come to the surface.

BWW Reviews: THE TYPOGRAPHER'S DREAM Explores What Our Jobs Mean to Us at Portland Center Stage

At first we think they do not know each other - they have the strained politeness of strangers who are forced into a situation together - but gradually we see connections between them, and past arguments begin to spill out.

BWW Reviews: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Is a Long But Moving Evening at Portland Center Stage

One of the most famous quotes regarding Fiddler on the Roof came from the producer of the first Japanese production, who said to the writers, 'Do they understand this show in America? It's so Japanese!' Well, you don't have to be Japanese, or Jewish, or anything else to understand Fiddler.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Marc Kudisch and the Cast of SOMEWHERE IN TIME!

Portland Center Stage will soon present the upcoming world-premiere production of the new musical Somewhere in Time, based on the novel by renowned author Richard Matheson (I Am Legend, What Dreams May Come) and the subsequent hit film starring Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour and Christopher Plummer. Somewhere in Time begins preview performances on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 with a new official opening night set for Wednesday, June 5. Tickets are on sale now at www.pcs.org/somewhere. Check out photos of the cast in rehearsal below!

Full Cast Announced for SOMEWHERE IN TIME at Portland Center Stage

Casting is now complete for Portland Center Stage's (PCS) upcoming world-premiere production of the new musical Somewhere in Time, based on the novel by renowned author Richard Matheson (I Am Legend, What Dreams May Come) and the subsequent hit film starring Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour and Christopher Plummer.

SOMEWHERE IN TIME Completes Casting for Portland World Premiere

Casting is now complete for Portland Center Stage's (PCS) upcoming world-premiere production of the new musical Somewhere in Time, based on the novel by renowned author Richard Matheson (I Am Legend, What Dreams May Come) and the subsequent hit film starring Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour and Christopher Plummer.

Portland Center Stage Ends Run of THE RECEPTIONIST, 3/21

Portland Center Stage will close its production of Adam's Bock's The Receptionist currently playing at the Portland Center Stage Studio after a hit run at CoHo Productions in 2008 on March 21st.

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