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Artists Rep Announces Lava Alapai As New Associate Artistic Director Photo Artists Rep Announces Lava Alapai As New Associate Artistic Director
by A.A. Cristi on January 27, 2023 in Portland

Portland-based director and Resident Artist, Lava Alapai has been named Artists Rep's Associate Artistic Director. This one-year artistic leadership residency is intended to prepare ART's Black artists to lead an arts organization of comparable size.
Stephen Schwartz's SNAPSHOTS: A MUSICAL SCRAPBOOK Opens Tonight at Broadway Rose Photo Stephen Schwartz's SNAPSHOTS: A MUSICAL SCRAPBOOK Opens Tonight at Broadway Rose Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz on January 27, 2023 in Portland

Broadway Rose Theatre Company has begun its 2023 Season of Fresh Possibilities with Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook, showcasing a treasure trove of hit songs and hidden gems by composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell) updated with new lyrics.
Review: MS. HOLMES & MS. WATSON – APT 2B at Portland Center Stage Photo Review: MS. HOLMES & MS. WATSON – APT 2B at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver on January 26, 2023 in Portland

MS. HOLMES & MS. WATSON – APT 2B simultaneously plays homage to and flips on its head the detective story tropes to show what happens when women are in charge.
Live Wire Radio Announces 19th Season Lineup Photo Live Wire Radio Announces 19th Season Lineup
by Stephi Wild on January 26, 2023 in Portland

Live Wire Radio launches into its 19th season of live shows in Portland, Seattle, and all around Oregon with a swoon-worthy guest lineup! Learn more about the full programme here!
Photos: First Look At ME AND TAMMY At triangle productions! Photo Photos: First Look At ME AND TAMMY At triangle productions!
by A.A. Cristi on January 25, 2023 in Portland

triangle productions! presents their new show, Me & Tammy. The play has been in development for the past four years and it too has come time to shine a light on Tammy. But not just one relationship, but her life. And where better to do it than where she loved to be - on stage. See photos from the production!
The Young Professionals Company At OCT Presents THE MAD ONES Photo The Young Professionals Company At OCT Presents THE MAD ONES
by A.A. Cristi on January 25, 2023 in Portland

The Young Professionals Company at Oregon Children's Theatre (OCT) will present The Mad Ones, a coming-of-age musical by Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk, at the CoHo Theatre this February.
Shop Cozy Winter Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop Photo Shop Cozy Winters Essentials in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop
by Team BWW on January 25, 2023 in Portland

Shop official merchandise from Kimberly Akimbo, Hadestown, Kimberly Akimbo, Wicked, Beetlejuice and more to stay warm and cozy this winter!
Lakewood Theatre Company Presents The Musical THE HAPPY TIME February 17-18 Photo Lakewood Theatre Company Presents The Musical THE HAPPY TIME February 17-18
by A.A. Cristi on January 23, 2023 in Portland

The Lost Treasures Collection, a series of rarely performed musical gems, continues its thirteenth season at Lakewood Theatre Company on its Side Door Stage with The Happy Time, February 17-18, 2023.
Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD to Play Chapel Theatre in February Photo Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD to Play Chapel Theatre in February
by Blair Ingenthron on January 22, 2023 in Portland

The Off-Broadway hit Songs for a New World written by Jason Robert Brown will be performed at Chapel Theatre February 10-12, 2023.