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BWW Feature: PDX THEATRES OFFER AUDIO PLAYS, STREAMING FESTIVALS, AND ACTIVITIES TO D Photo BWW Feature: PDX THEATRES OFFER AUDIO PLAYS, STREAMING FESTIVALS, AND ACTIVITIES TO DO AT HOME
by Krista Garver - Jun 17, 2020

With shows on hold, theatres have started to explore non-traditional ways to connect with audiences. Here's what's new.

Profile Theatre To Release Audio Play: CLAUDIA, A VIRAL LOVE STORY Photo Profile Theatre To Release Audio Play: CLAUDIA, A VIRAL LOVE STORY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2020

PROFILE THEATRE premieres Claudia, A Viral Love Story, a 5-episode audio play by 9 astounding writers, known for their work in theatre, film and TV. Each writer was given prompts to create a scene and was asked to hand over their scene to the next writer to build on.

BWW Review: INDECENT at Artists Repertory Theatre and Profile Theatre Photo BWW Review: INDECENT at Artists Repertory Theatre and Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver - Mar 1, 2020

BWW Review: THE BALTIMORE WALTZ Is a Whimsical Journey Through Grief, Via Europe, at  Photo BWW Review: THE BALTIMORE WALTZ Is a Whimsical Journey Through Grief, Via Europe, at Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver - Oct 23, 2019

BWW Review: IN THE WAKE Challenges Us to See and Conquer Our Blind Spots, Both Person Photo BWW Review: IN THE WAKE Challenges Us to See and Conquer Our Blind Spots, Both Personally and Politically, at Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver - Dec 7, 2018

Lisa Kron's IN THE WAKE draws parallels between the personal and the political to suggest that even the most unimaginable outcomes aren't really that out there -- it's just that we're really bad at seeing past the end of our own nose.

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by Julie Musbach - Sep 11, 2018

'Danny and the Deep Blue Sea' by John Patrick Shanley will be presented at Under St. Marks Theatre from October 18th through November 4th with Thursday through Sunday performances. Aimee Fortier directs. Mary Marxen is co-producer. The cast features Brian Patrick Murphy* and Lisa Fernandez*. *(Member of Actors Equity)

Artists Rep Shares Cast & Design Team Updates to Season Photo Artists Rep Shares Cast & Design Team Updates to Season
by Julie Musbach - Jul 26, 2018

Kicking off with two shows in September, Artists Rep's 2018/19 season features seven compelling contemporary plays in their subscription series, plus two bonus shows. These plays are highly entertaining theatrical experiences, written by some of the nation's most acclaimed playwrights.

Portland Playhouse Season 11 With Special Guests Profile Theatre Photo Portland Playhouse Season 11 With Special Guests Profile Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2018

Portland Playhouse is thrilled to announce that Profile Theatre will present two plays in rep in its newly renovated North Portland theatre during the 2018-19 Season. The Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theatre will also take up a one week residency in the space during the spring of 2019.

Nilaja Sun, Winter Miller, Michael Hollinger, And More Part Of Playpenn Education's S Photo Nilaja Sun, Winter Miller, Michael Hollinger, And More Part Of Playpenn Education's Summer 2018 Course Faculty
by Julie Musbach - May 11, 2018

PlayPenn, the nationally-recognized new play development organization based in Philadelphia, is proud to announce their Summer 2018 Education offerings, which include both courses in Philadelphia and around-the-globe via a unique online platform. A number of internationally-recognized theatre artists are part of the program's faculty, including the return of Obie-winning performer Nilaja Sun, local favorite Michael Hollinger, and acclaimed writer Winter Miller.

HOBOKEN - A Dark, Taut, Thriller By Laura Rohrman Opens This Month at Shetler Studios Photo HOBOKEN - A Dark, Taut, Thriller By Laura Rohrman Opens This Month at Shetler Studios
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2018

Jack and Erica find love after a one-night stand leaves them hopelessly trying to uncover more of each other.  Erica wants to be a famous actress and Jack, a mysterious Irishman, has the money to make her dreams come true - until a Russian screenplay, two million dollars in unmarked bills and taboo desires threaten to tear them apart. What is too much?

Photo Flash: Profile Theatre Begins 2018-2019 Double Season with 2.5 MINUTE RIDE by L Photo Photo Flash: Profile Theatre Begins 2018-2019 Double Season with 2.5 MINUTE RIDE by Lisa Kron
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2018

PROFILE THEATRE presents a production of the comedic drama 2.5 Minute Ride by Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Lisa Kron. Riding the rails of humor and horror, this solo performance features NYC-based actor Allison Mickelson, who recently impressed audiences at Portland Center Stage in Lisa Kron's award-winning musical Fun Home. It will be directed by Jane Unger, Profile's founding artistic director, and marks the first full (double!) season for Profile's ambitious new Artistic Director Josh Hecht, as well as the third year of the Diversity and Inclusivity Initiative.

Profile Theatre presents 2.5 MINUTE RIDE by Lisa Kron in January Photo Profile Theatre presents 2.5 MINUTE RIDE by Lisa Kron in January
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 28, 2017

PROFILE THEATRE presents a production of the comedic drama 2.5 Minute Ride by Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Lisa Kron. Riding the rails of humor and horror, this solo performance features NYC-based actor Allison Mickelson, who recently impressed audiences at Portland Center Stage in Lisa Kron's award-winning musical Fun Home. It will be directed by Jane Unger, Profile's founding artistic director, and marks the first full (double!) season for Profile's ambitious new Artistic Director Josh Hecht, as well as the third year of the Diversity and Inclusivity Initiative.

Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Show Photo Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Showcase of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to announce the 16th annual National Showcase of New Plays (NSNP).

Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Show Photo Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Showcase of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to announce the 16th annual National Showcase of New Plays (NSNP).

TheatreSquared Artistic Director's FAULT Premieres Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Tonight, February 5, TheatreSquared will open performances of FAULT, the newest work by T2 Artistic Director Robert Ford (Look Away, The Spiritualist, My Father's War). Drama Desk Award-winner Josh Hecht directs the world premiere production.

THE NEW PEGGY to Headline 8th Season of Theatre Barn's New Works Series
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 19, 2015

Requiem has music and lyrics by Robbie Torres and a book by Alex Rubin. The new musical follows Michael who returns home for the first time in years to face the ghosts of his past, uncovering family secrets and unfinished business.  The presentation features Seth Rettberg (Avenue Q), Sean Doherty (The Lightning Thief), Sam Heldt, Jessica Hendy, and Ariella Serur

Josh Hecht to Direct Dark Comedy VERANO PLACE at FringeNYC, 8/16-25
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 15, 2015

Drama Desk Award-winner Josh Hecht (Christine Jorgensen Reveals, former Director of Playwright Development at MCC Theater) is set to direct the premiere of playwright Katie Atcheson's dark comedy VERANO PLACE as a part of FringeNYC with performances August 16-25 at the Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St.).

Works by Alex Lewin, Cusi Cram and Mona Mansour Set for Labyrinth Theater's 2015 Barn Series, 3/23-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Labyrinth Theater Company has announced the line-up for the second half of their 16th Annual Barn Series, the award-winning company's free play reading series. Running March 23-30, the Barn Series lets audiences encounter new plays written by or starring Labyrinth Company Members.

The Aviary Creative Team for Staged Reading of Montgomery Sutton's ADVENT
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 18, 2014

The Aviary announces the creative team for its staged reading of Advent by Montgomery Sutton, the inaugural entry in the organization's Hatchlings play reading series.

The Aviary to Present Staged Reading of ADVENT by Montgomery Sutton, 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The Aviary announces the first entry in "Hatchlings," a new series of developmental play readings: Advent by Montgomery Sutton, directed by Ruth Cantrell. The one night only event will be held at 7pm on December 21, 2014 at 500x Gallery (500 Exposition Avenue).

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