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Vin Shambry and Leah Yorkston to Star in THE MUSIC MAN Staged Reading Photo Vin Shambry and Leah Yorkston to Star in THE MUSIC MAN Staged Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

The musical that celebrates the power of transformation is the focus of the next PCS Remix: Staged Reading series. The Music Man Staged Reading will be presented virtually on May 7 and May 8, with live performances broadcast at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.

Community Voices Project Launches With Work From 12 Black PDX-Based Artists Photo Community Voices Project Launches With Work From 12 Black PDX-Based Artists
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2020

Portland Center Stage announces the new series Community Voices Project and launches it with the release of 12 works from celebrated Black artists based in Portland: Cycerli Ash, Ayanna Berkshire, Bobby Bermea, Delphon 'DJ' Curtis Jr., Phil Johnson, Treasure Lunan, Tamera Lyn, Lauren Modica, Vin Shambry, Ithica Tell, Wanda Walden, and Damaris Webb.

SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS By Bess Wohl At Artists Rep Begins 10/7 Photo SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS By Bess Wohl At Artists Rep Begins 10/7
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2018

Starting October 7, Artists Repertory Theatre presents Bess Wohl's Small Mouth Sounds, directed by Shawn Lee. Artists Rep's 2016/17 season featured Wohl's American Hero, which was also directed by Lee. Small Mouth Sounds runs from October 7 through November 4 on the Alder Stage.

BWW Review: Detroit Auto Workers Caught in a Web of Hard Choices in SKELETON CREW at  Photo BWW Review: Detroit Auto Workers Caught in a Web of Hard Choices in SKELETON CREW at Artists Rep
by Krista Garver - Sep 13, 2018

SKELETON CREW is a hard-hitting and deeply-moving play about people who are simply trying to survive in a world where the deck is stacked against them.

Photo Flash: First Look at Artist Rep's SKELETON CREW Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Artist Rep's SKELETON CREW
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2018

Artists Repertory Theatre kicks off its 2018/19 season with Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau, directed by William (Bill) Earl Ray. Skeleton Crew is the third play in Morisseau's The Detroit Project (A 3-Play Cycle) following Detroit '67 and Paradise Blue. For Skeleton Crew, Morisseau received a 2016 Obie Award and the play was selected for the 2014 Kilroy List. Skeleton Crew runs from September 2 through September 30 on the Morrison Stage.

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.

BWW Review: Artists Rep's MAGELLANICA: A Journey to Antarctica in Search of Scientifi Photo BWW 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.

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of MAGELLANICA at Artists Rep Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of MAGELLANICA at Artists Rep
by Stephi Wild - 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.

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep Photo World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep, 1/20 Photo World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep, 1/20
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

Artists Rep Announces NEW. NOW. NECESSARY 2017/18 Season
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

Photo Flash: Inside the Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The PAMTA Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the performance of musical theatre in Portland and the surrounding area. Check out photos from the ceremony below!

PAMTA Honors the Best of 2017 Portland Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2017

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

The 1st Annual LOGAN FESTIVAL OF SOLO PERFORMANCE Performance Schedule Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2017

The 1st Annual Logan Festival of Solo Performance, presented with generous support from the Reva & David Logan Foundation, will run at 1st Stage from July 6-16, 2017. This innovative festival, the first of its kind in the DC region, will gather acclaimed solo performers from across the country for two-weeks of performances, workshops, discussions, and events. The main stage festival schedule features:

theSpaceUK Announces its Programme for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017
by Rebecca Russo - May 25, 2017

theSpaceUK is proud to announce the line-up for its 2017's Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme. This year will feature over 350 shows across 17 performance spaces - more than 100 more shows than any other Edinburgh Fringe producer - literally offering something to suit everyone, from new writing to classical music, hard-hitting productions about contemporary issues to dance training for the learning-disabled, and everything in between. theSpaceUK occupies an unparalleled position with its two central hubs on the Royal Mile and Nicholson Street/Hill Square. The former is enlarged this year with the return of theSpace on North Bridge (Carlton Hilton Hotel) after a two-year absence, presenting two very smart new spaces.

THE GUN SHOW on Tour to USA and Edinburgh
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Following a sold out run last fall in Portland with CoHo Season 21, this hit co-production of The Gun Show by E.M. Lewis starring Vin Shambry will travel to the renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival for 3 weeks this summer.

BWW Review: Race, Religion, Elitism - Just a Few Issues Portland Playhouse Takes on in PEN/MAN/SHIP
by Krista Garver - Feb 28, 2017

PEN/MAN/SHIP at Portland Playhouse is a moving drama about robbing darkness of its power by bringing it into the light.

RISE UP: Portland Sings for Justice
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2017

On February 20, Presidents' Day, Portland Sings! presents RISE UP: Portland Sings for Justice. A host of the Rose City's most talented artists will come together at Artists Repertory Theatre for an evening celebrating America's constitutional rights through song and story as a benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Expect to hear some powerful folk ballads, show tunes and original works during this concert for Justice.

Regional Roundup: 'Tis the Season! Top 10 Holiday Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 12/2; BLACK NATIVITY in DC, A CHRISTMAS CAROL in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 2, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE SECRET GARDEN in DC, THE FUNDAMENTALS in Chicago, and PYGMALION in Orlando, just to name a few.

BWW Review: A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS Reaches Back 150 Years to Bring Us a New, More Nuanced Holiday Story, at Artists Rep
by Krista Garver - Dec 1, 2016

Holiday shows can be pretty cliche -- someone learns the true meaning of Christmas and then everyone breaks into song. Now, don't get me wrong, I look forward to watching Mickey's Christmas Carol and How the Grinch Stole Christmas (cartoon version) every year. But during a time when new societal fault lines seem to open up every day, we need a different story.

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