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Stay Up To Date On Broadway's Breaking News With BroadwayWorld On Social Media! Stay Up To Date On Broadway's Breaking News With BroadwayWorld On Social Media!
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2018 in Portland

Do you live and breathe all things Broadway? If so, you know there's a ton of exciting things happening on the great white way every day! We at BroadwayWorld know how overwhelming it could be to keep up with the hundreds of stories each week - so we're curating the best you can't miss on our social media feeds daily! (more...)
Monologues Wanted For THE '--ISM' PROJECT at Theatre Diaspora Monologues Wanted For THE '--ISM' PROJECT at Theatre Diaspora
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in Portland

"-Ism" is an hour-long original work by Theatre Diaspora composed of six to seven short monologues exploring the intersections of race, gender, orientation and nationality, including stories with specifically Pacific Northwest perspectives. (more...)
Oregon Ballet Theatre Presents NAPOLI Oregon Ballet Theatre Presents NAPOLI
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in Portland

???????Oregon Ballet Theatre opens its season as the first U.S. company to build a production of - and stage - this fiery full-length work, originally created in 1842 for Denmark's Royal Ballet, popular for over 175 years of August Bournonville's Napoli. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/13 - LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/13 - LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More!
by BWW Special on July 13, 2018 in Portland

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 LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More! (more...)
Rose City Shakespeare Company Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM BURLESQUE Rose City Shakespeare Company Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM BURLESQUE
by BWW News Desk on July 10, 2018 in Portland

Rose City Shakespeare Company presents A Midsummer Night's Dream Burlesque, July 21, 27, and August 4th. Doors open at 6 PM. Curtain at 7 PM. (more...)
Advance Gender Equity In The Arts Announces 2018 AGE Equity Grants Recipients Advance Gender Equity In The Arts Announces 2018 AGE Equity Grants Recipients
by BWW News Desk on July 09, 2018 in Portland

Advance Gender Equity in the Arts (AGE) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 AGE Equity Grants. $15,000 was awarded to Shaking the Tree Theatre, $12,000 to PassinArt: A Theatre Company, $8,000 to Artists Repertory Theatre, and $5,000 to Boom Arts at the 35th Drammy Awards on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Portland Center Stage at The Armory. (more...)
THE WAY THE MOUNTAIN MOVED Opens July 14 THE WAY THE MOUNTAIN MOVED Opens July 14
by BWW News Desk on July 09, 2018 in Portland

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will open the world premiere of Idris Goodwin's The Way the Mountain Moved, directed by May Adrales, on July 14 in the Thomas Theatre. Preview performances are July 10, 12 and 13, and the play runs through Oct. 28, 2018. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 8 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 8
by Audition Roundup on July 08, 2018 in Portland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 8, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: ABBA Music, Great Dancing, Fabulous Costumes, Rotating Set! Broadway Rose's MAMMA MIA! Has 'Em All BWW Review: ABBA Music, Great Dancing, Fabulous Costumes, Rotating Set! Broadway Rose's MAMMA MIA! Has 'Em All
by Krista Garver on July 06, 2018 in Portland

MAMMA MIA! is a silly musical, but it's perfect fun for a carefree summer day. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/6 - THE CHER SHOW, THE KING AND I, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/6 - THE CHER SHOW, THE KING AND I, and More!
by BWW Special on July 06, 2018 in Portland

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 THE CHER SHOW, THE KING AND I, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: Clackamas Repertory Theatre's Delightful SENSE & SENSIBILITY Delivers Jane Austen at Lightning Speed, Propelled by Gossip BWW Review: Clackamas Repertory Theatre's Delightful SENSE & SENSIBILITY Delivers Jane Austen at Lightning Speed, Propelled by Gossip
by Krista Garver on July 04, 2018 in Portland

Clackamas Rep's SENSE & SENSIBILITY features creative direction and a great cast for a delightfully fun time. (more...)
Lighthouse Arts Presents ADROIT MANEUVERS at Imago Theatre Lighthouse Arts Presents ADROIT MANEUVERS at Imago Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2018 in Portland

This timely and thought-provoking drama portrays a very different view of the personal impacts of war in a touching study of intergenerational trauma and the painful dysfunctions that continue to haunt an entire family. The play is full of music, and discussions of art, philosophy, culture, science and politics on a world stage. As details of the story lay out the facts of the past, the audience can't help but be reminded of the political climate of the present. (more...)
Pratik Motwani Breaks The Walls Of Live Theatre And Divisive/Virtual Identities With #//<EMBEDDED>//# Pratik Motwani Breaks The Walls Of Live Theatre And Divisive/Virtual Identities With #////#
by BWW News Desk on July 03, 2018 in Portland

Mumbai born Actor/Creator Pratik Motwani's multimedia solo show about internet addiction and social media identities - #//< EMBEDDED >//# - set for a US National Tour to prestigious theatre festivals including CAATA ConFest - The National Asian American Theatre Festival, Chicago; Fury Factory Festival, San Francisco; CoHo SummerFest, Portland. (more...)
U.S. Bank Broadway In Portland Seeks Young Female Child Actress For Hit Broadway Show On Tour! U.S. Bank Broadway In Portland Seeks Young Female Child Actress For Hit Broadway Show On Tour!
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2018 in Portland

WAITRESS, the Tony nominated musical will be premiering at Keller Auditorium on Tuesday, September 18 for a limited engagement and is looking for two young girls to perform the role of "Lulu" for the duration of the engagement. (more...)
Portland Center Stage at The Armory Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of JAW: A Playwrights Festival Portland Center Stage at The Armory Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of JAW: A Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 28, 2018 in Portland

???????This July, Portland Center Stage at The Armory celebrates the 20th Anniversary of JAW: A Playwrights Festival. The two week festival - during which artists from across the country collaborate to workshop and develop exciting new scripts - culminates in the Big Weekend of free staged readings, along with community classes, dance, music, and other events at The Armory. (more...)
Clackamas Repertory Presents SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Clackamas Repertory Presents SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2018 in Portland

Clackamas Repertory Theatre opens its 2018 season with Kate Hamill's new adaptation of "Sense and Sensibility," June 28 - July 22 at the Osterman Theatre in Oregon City. Performances take place Thursday - Saturday at 7:30pm, with 2:30pm matinees. Tickets may be purchased at www.clackamasrep.org or by calling 503-594-6047. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - SWEENEY TODD, THE COLOR PURPLE, WEST SIDE STORY, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - SWEENEY TODD, THE COLOR PURPLE, WEST SIDE STORY, and More!
by BWW Special on June 29, 2018 in Portland

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 SWEENEY TODD, THE COLOR PURPLE, WEST SIDE STORY, and More! (more...)
Clackamas Repertory Presents SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Clackamas Repertory Presents SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
by BWW News Desk on June 28, 2018 in Portland

Clackamas Repertory Theatre opens its 2018 season with Kate Hamill's new adaptation of "Sense and Sensibility," June 28 - July 22 at the Osterman Theatre in Oregon City. Performances take place Today - Saturday at 7:30pm, with 2:30pm matinees. Tickets may be purchased at www.clackamasrep.org or by calling 503-594-6047. (more...)
BWW Review: Beware of Office Workers Bearing Chainsaws: THE SECRETARIES at Profile Theatre BWW Review: Beware of Office Workers Bearing Chainsaws: THE SECRETARIES at Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver on June 27, 2018 in Portland

Remember the movie 9 to 5? Now picture it with chainsaws. Add in a very heavy dose of internalized sexism, and you'll come close to having THE SECRETARIES, written by the comedy troupe Five Lesbian Brothers, aka Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey, and Lisa Kron. (more...)
PYP Launches Landmark 95th Concert Season With A Free Mix Tape PYP Launches Landmark 95th Concert Season With A Free Mix Tape
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2018 in Portland

Hearing is believing! Portland's locally-grown orchestra returns for a landmark 95th season with an invigorating new lineup of performances in the historic Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Astonishing audiences since 1925, Portland Youth Philharmonic will soon be the first U.S. organization for young musicians to reach its 100th anniversary. (more...)
VARIETEASE CABARET Comes to Imago VARIETEASE CABARET Comes to Imago
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2018 in Portland

???????The Varietease Cabaret presents accomplished variety arts entertainers in a format echoing that of the American vaudeville houses of yesteryear. Fitted with a live band, master of ceremonies, and some of the most entertaining variety entertainers in the business, no two evenings are ever alike. Many of our artists have spent years gracing the stages of Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Brothers, and the big tops and variety arts houses of Europe. (more...)
The PDX Varietease Cabaret Presents VARIETEASE CABARET The PDX Varietease Cabaret Presents VARIETEASE CABARET
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2018 in Portland

The Varietease Cabaret presents accomplished variety arts entertainers in a format echoing that of the American vaudeville houses of yesteryear. Fitted with a live band, master of ceremonies, and some of the most entertaining variety entertainers in the business, no two evenings are ever alike. Many of our artists have spent years gracing the stages of Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Brothers, and the big tops and variety arts houses of Europe. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 24 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 24
by Audition Roundup on June 24, 2018 in Portland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 24, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: The Institute for Contemporary Performance Explores the Humor in Desperation in VERY POORLY INDEED BWW Review: The Institute for Contemporary Performance Explores the Humor in Desperation in VERY POORLY INDEED
by Krista Garver on June 23, 2018 in Portland

If you're up for something experimental and would like to see a new take on storytelling and performance from a group of up-and-coming theatre artists, check it VERY POORLY INDEED by the Institute of Contemporary Performance. (more...)
The Musical CHESS Opens This July At Lakewood Theatre Compan The Musical CHESS Opens This July At Lakewood Theatre Compan
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2018 in Portland

???????Lakewood Theatre Company opens its 66th season with international intrigue, super-power politics and romance in the musical rock opera Chess. The show begins July 6 and continuing through August 12, 2018 on the Headlee Mainstage at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State Street in Lake Oswego.  (more...)