Portland Shakes' Presents PROSCENIUM LIVE Free Festival Of New WorkPortland Shakes' Presents PROSCENIUM LIVE Free Festival Of New Work
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

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. (more...)

BWW Review: In Artists Rep's EVERYBODY, Death Comes for Us All, Whether We're Ready or NotBWW Review: In Artists Rep's EVERYBODY, Death Comes for Us All, Whether We're Ready or Not
by Krista Garver - Dec 6, 2018

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY is not your normal holiday fare, but I highly recommend you find time in your busy schedule to see it...at least once. (more...)

Photo Flash: Artists Repertory Theatre Presents EVERYBODYPhoto Flash: Artists Repertory Theatre Presents EVERYBODY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Artists Repertory Theatre presents Everybody, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, a Pulitzer Prize finalist for Drama. The production is co-directed by Jessica Wallenfels and Damaso Rodriguez, and is an inventive twist on a medieval morality play. Everybody runs from November 25 through December 30 on the Alder Stage. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MERMAID HOUR Explores the Complexities of Parenting a Transgender Child, at Milagro TheatreBWW Review: THE MERMAID HOUR Explores the Complexities of Parenting a Transgender Child, at Milagro Theatre
by Krista Garver - Apr 1, 2018

THE MERMAID HOUR is part of a National New Play Network rolling world premiere. The first production opened a few weeks ago in Tucson, AZ, and Milagro's production will be followed by one in Charlotte, NC, and a musical version in Minneapolis, MN. (more...)

THE MERMAID HOUR: A Rolling World Premiere, Opens 3/23THE MERMAID HOUR: A Rolling World Premiere, Opens 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

What do you do when you encounter a challenge that you have no experience dealing with?  What do you do when that challenge involves someone you love?  How as a parent do you rise up and support them? David Valdes Greenwood's play The Mermaid Hour reimagines these timeless issues through the story of Violet, an impulsive, radiant, and redemptive 12-year-old transgender girl whose search for acceptance will put her parent's love, commitment, and resources to the ultimate test.   (more...)

BWW Review: Artists Rep's MAGELLANICA: A Journey to Antarctica in Search of Scientific and Existential TruthsBWW Review: Artists Rep's MAGELLANICA: A Journey to Antarctica in Search of Scientific and Existential Truths
by Krista Garver - Feb 1, 2018

E.M. Lewis's MAGELLANICA, a world premiere now playing at Artists Repertory Theatre, is the theatrical equivalent of a theory of everything. This epic play is about eight people wintering over at the South Pole Research Station in 1986. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of MAGELLANICA at Artists RepPhoto Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of MAGELLANICA at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Magellanica, by E.M. Lewis, directed by Damaso Rodriguez from January 20 through February 18 on the theatre's Morrison Stage. Magellanica is a five-part epic play written by Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis. This production is made possible through major funding from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Creative Heights Initiative and the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Magellanica is a part of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. (more...)

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists RepWorld Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Magellanica, by E.M. Lewis, directed by Damaso Rodriguez from January 20 through February 18 on the theatre's Morrison Stage. Magellanica is a five-part epic play written by Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis. This production is made possible through major funding from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Creative Heights Initiative and the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Magellanica is a part of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. (more...)

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep, 1/20World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Magellanica, by E.M. Lewis, directed by D maso Rodr guez from January 20 through February 18 on the theatre's Morrison Stage. Magellanica is a five-part epic play written by Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis. This production is made possible through major funding from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Creative Heights Initiative and the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Magellanica is a part of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. (more...)

Artists Rep Announces NEW. NOW. NECESSARY 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

For its 35th anniversary as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre will offer seven gripping, contemporary plays for their mainstage series.  Among these plays are Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winners, the second  Table|Room|Stage commission, The Thanksgiving Play, by Larissa FastHorse, and a limited run of the World Premiere of the epic theatrical event Magellanica, by Portland playwright E.M. Lewis. Artists Rep's FRONTIER SERIES returns for a second season with internationally acclaimed artists from New York, Seattle and Iran. (more...)