Lakewood Theatre Company Announces The 2019-2020 Season Of PlaysLakewood Theatre Company Announces The 2019-2020 Season Of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 67th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 12, 2019.   (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Announces Its 67th Season Of Plays And MusicalsLakewood Theatre Company Announces Its 67th Season Of Plays And Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 67th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 12, 2019.   (more...)

A.C.T. Rings In The New Year With Edward Albee's SEASCAPEA.C.T. Rings In The New Year With Edward Albee's SEASCAPE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) rings in 2019 with Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Seascape. In her A.C.T. directorial debut, Artistic Director and Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon-hailed as "the most prolific of directors of Edward Albee's plays" (The Daily Beast)-continues her career-long exploration of American theater's legendary playwright. MacKinnon won the 2013 Tony Award for the Broadway revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, starring Tracy Letts and Amy Morton. (more...)

PIPPIN Comes to Lakewood Theatre CompanyPIPPIN Comes to Lakewood Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

Lakewood Theatre Company continues its 66th season with the extraordinarily timeless tale of Pippin from composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell). Directed by Paul Angelo with musical direction by Valery Saul and choreography by Erin Shannon, this musical questions the choices we make in life that lead us to happiness. Pippin first premiered on Broadway in 1972, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. The original production featured choreography and direction by Bob Fosse, who won Tony awards for both categories in 1973. Lakewood Theatre Company's production opens September 7 and runs through October 14, 2018 on the Headlee Mainstage at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego. (more...)

Defunkt Theatre Announces 2018-19 SeasonDefunkt Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Defunkt Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season (more...)

DEAR EDWINA JR. Encourages Theatergoers To 'Sing Your Own Song'DEAR EDWINA JR. Encourages Theatergoers To 'Sing Your Own Song'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2018

You don't want to miss the Metropolitan Performing Arts (MPA) lively youth production this May! Dear Edwina Jr is an uplifting musical about the pleasures of growing up. Thirteen-year-old Edwina Spoonapple is desperate to be part of the Kalamazoo Advice-a-palooza Festival. (more...)

Defunkt Presents West Coast Premiere Of GIRL IN THE RED CORNER By Stephen SpotswoodDefunkt Presents West Coast Premiere Of GIRL IN THE RED CORNER By Stephen Spotswood
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Defunkt Theatre presents Girl in the Red Corner by Stephen Spotswood and directed by Paul Angelo, April 27-June 2, 2018. The show plays Thursdays through Sundays at 7:30 pm (no show Sunday, April 29) at The Back Door Theater, 4321 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR (enter through the Common Grounds Coffee Shop). (more...)

Defunkt Presents West Coast Premiere Of GIRL IN THE RED CORNER By Stephen SpotswoodDefunkt Presents West Coast Premiere Of GIRL IN THE RED CORNER By Stephen Spotswood
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2018

Defunkt Theatre presents Girl in the Red Corner by Stephen Spotswood and directed by Paul Angelo, April 27-June 2, 2018. The show plays Thursdays through Sundays at 7:30 pm (no show Sunday, April 29) at The Back Door Theater, 4321 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, OR (enter through the Common Grounds Coffee Shop). (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Announces Open Auditions For PIPPINLakewood Theatre Company Announces Open Auditions For PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2018

Lakewood Theatre Company will be having open auditions for the musical PIPPIN on SATURDAY, APRIL 28 and SUNDAY, APRIL 29,  2018. Sign up online to secure an audition appointment at this link: https://www.lakewood-center.org/pages/lakewood-plays-auditions. Call 503-635-3901 if you need assistance with sign up. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Announces Its 66th Season Of Plays And MusicalsLakewood Theatre Company Announces Its 66th Season Of Plays And Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 66th season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 6, 2018.   (more...)

Defunkt Theatre Presents Portland Premiere of THE PRIDEDefunkt Theatre Presents Portland Premiere of THE PRIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Three actors play two sets of characters with identical names living 50 years apart. In the 1950s Oliver hires Sylvia to illustrate his newest children's book and an attraction develops between Oliver and Sylvia's deeply closeted husband Philip. In the present day, Philip and Oliver are a couple on the rocks due to Oliver's resistance to monogamy and his emotional dependence on his best friend Sylvia. Defunkt's Executive Director Sarah Armitage directs the Portland premiere this Olivier-award winning play which cuts back and forth between two eras to challenge notions of love, faithfulness, and the true nature of liberation. (more...)

A.C.T. to Ring in 2018 with Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTYA.C.T. to Ring in 2018 with Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) rings in 2018 with the first staging of Harold Pinter's mysterious classic drama, The Birthday Party (January 10 February 4, 2018). (more...)

A.C.T. to Ring in 2018 with Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTYA.C.T. to Ring in 2018 with Harold Pinter's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) rings in 2018 with the first staging of Harold Pinter's mysterious classic drama, The Birthday Party (January 10 February 4, 2018). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/20/2017Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW - Oct 20, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Portland (more...)

Defunkt Theatre Presents INSIGNIFICANCE by Terry JohnsonDefunkt Theatre Presents INSIGNIFICANCE by Terry Johnson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Award winning playwright Terry Johnson imagines a 1950's hotel room in which The Scientist and The Actress (who look suspiciously like Albert Einstein and Marilyn Monroe) meet and discuss the universe, guilt, regret, the meaning of life. They are interrupted by two Joes: The Senator and The Ballplayer (looking an awful lot like McCarthy and DiMaggio), who bring with them the menace and mayhem of the outside world. (more...)

BWW Review: Boost Your Broadway Street Cred with THE FANTASTICKS at Metropolitan Community Theatre ProjectBWW Review: Boost Your Broadway Street Cred with THE FANTASTICKS at Metropolitan Community Theatre Project
by Krista Garver - Aug 17, 2017

The Metropolitan Community Theatre Project's THE FANTASTICKS features a strong cast and a whole lotta love. (more...)

Local Talent in THE FANTASTICKS Experience the Longest Running Musical in the World!Local Talent in THE FANTASTICKS Experience the Longest Running Musical in the World!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

With New York's recent closure of the longest running musical in the world, Metropolitan Performing Arts (MPA) imagines this classic tale by bringing it to audiences in Portland, Oregon. The Fantasticks, written by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, is as much about a love affair as it is a nod to the magic of theater itself. (more...)

PAMTA Honors the Best of 2017 Portland Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards have announced this year's nominations! See the full list below. (more...)

Defunkt Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Defunkt Theatre is pleased to announce the 2017-18 Season: NO HOLDS BARRED: 3 Portland Premieres (more...)

Local Vancouver Kids Bring Tolkein to Life!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Metropolitan Performing Arts Academy (MPAA) is proud to present Patricia Gray's stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's timeless tale of magic, treasure, and dragons. The Hobbit follows the quest of Bilbo Baggins. Bilbo's easy-going life is altered when he makes an out-of-character decision to join forces with a curious wizard and throng of dwarves to reclaim their town of Dale. (more...)

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