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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Portland.


Stage & Studio Podcast Moves To ArtsWatch Photo Stage & Studio Podcast Moves To ArtsWatch
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2021 in Portland

Stage & Studio, the popular radio broadcast program covering the best in performing, literary and media arts hosted by Dmae Roberts, is moving to Oregon ArtsWatch (OAW) on February 23.
Artists Repertory Theatre Announces Virtual Release Party of THE BERLIN DIARIES Photo Artists Repertory Theatre Announces Virtual Release Party of THE BERLIN DIARIES
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2021 in Portland

Artists Repertory Theatre Mercury company will present Lacroute Playwright - in- Residence and three time Oregon Book Award winning playwright Andrea Stolowitz’s “The Berlin Diaries”. The Berlin Diaries is the autobiographical story of Andreas's quest to untangle her family’s history using her German Jewish great grandfathers diary.
BWW Previews: 10 Things to See at Fertile Ground 2021 Photo BWW Previews: 10 Things to See at Fertile Ground 2021
by Krista Garver on January 21, 2021 in Portland

From immersive experiences to theatrical collage to a zombie musical, this year's Fertile Ground Festival promises to be exciting.
Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's S Photo Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Portland

Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!
9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by Team BWW on January 21, 2021 in Portland

Jessica Vosk is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETRO Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 22, 2021 in Portland

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSP Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 20, 2021 in Portland

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Pity the Child' from Chess and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPE Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Portland

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'No Day But Today' from Rent and buy the concert On Demand here!
Triangle Productions Presents ERMA BOMBECK: At Wit's End Photo Triangle Productions Presents ERMA BOMBECK: At Wit's End
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Portland

From the writers of the smash hit Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins comes a comic look at one of our country’s most beloved voices, who captured the frustrations of her generation by asking, “If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?”
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join Photo Jordan, Spencer, Fontana, Altomare, and More Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Portland

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Portland

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Photo Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3PM!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Portland

Kelli O'Hara's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kelli singing Always Better from The Bridges of Madison County.
Story Pirates SLEEP SQUAD Starring Lilli Cooper Goes National; Ticket Sales Exte Photo Story Pirates SLEEP SQUAD Starring Lilli Cooper Goes National
by BWW News Desk on January 14, 2021 in Portland

By popular demand, The Story Pirates and Tony Award-winning producer Eva Price (Jagged Little Pill, Peter and The Starcatcher) have announced today that SLEEP SQUAD is now available through nine presenting partners, both regional theaters and performing arts centers, across the country. Ticket sales have been extended through February 21, 2021.
Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards! Bag and Baggage, G Photo Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards! Bag and Baggage, Gallery Theater Broadway Rose Theatre & More Take Home Wins!
by BWW Staff on January 13, 2021 in Portland

Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
The Chamber Music Northwest Presents Cellist Alisa Weilerstein & Pianist Inon Ba Photo The Chamber Music Northwest Presents Cellist Alisa Weilerstein & Pianist Inon Barnatan With THE SINGING CELLO
by BWW News Desk on January 13, 2021 in Portland

The Chamber Music Northwest 2020-21 Season continues with superstar cellist Alisa Weilerstein and pianist Inon Barnatan with The Singing Cello program. This virtual concert premieres Saturday, January 30 at 7 pm PT on CMNW.org, and can be streamed through Saturday, February 6.
Lakewood Theatre Company Presents Online Productions of ACTING COUNSEL by C.S. W Photo Lakewood Theatre Company Presents Online Productions of ACTING COUNSEL by C.S. Whitcomb
by BWW News Desk on January 13, 2021 in Portland

The Fertile Ground Festival of New Works has moved online this year, providing a new challenge for playwrights and an exciting new way for you to watch all the plays your heart desires. While you’re putting together your list of shows to see, make sure you include these two productions produced by Lakewood Theatre Company!
OSF Hires Amanda Brandes As New Director Of Development Photo OSF Hires Amanda Brandes As New Director Of Development
by BWW News Desk on January 13, 2021 in Portland

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced today Amanda Brandes will become its new Director of Development in January 2021.
Portland Center Stage Welcomes New Literary Manager Kamilah Bush Photo Portland Center Stage Welcomes New Literary Manager Kamilah Bush
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2021 in Portland

Portland Center Stage has hired Kamilah Bush as its new literary manager following a nationwide search. Bush is currently working remotely from North Carolina and will move to Portland in February. 
Play On Shakespeare Announces 2021 Board Of Directors Photo Play On Shakespeare Announces 2021 Board Of Directors
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2021 in Portland

Play On Shakespeare, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to exploring the world of Shakespeare through translation and adaptation, today announces their new board members as well as their January 2021 calendar of events. Play On Shakespeare's mission is to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare's plays in performance for theatre professionals, students, teachers, and audiences by engaging with contemporary translations and adaptations.
Streaming Revue MY FUNNY VALENTINE Announced To Benefit Lakewood Theatre Company Photo Streaming Revue MY FUNNY VALENTINE Announced To Benefit Lakewood Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2021 in Portland

Searching for a special way to celebrate Valentine's Day this year? You will fall in love with Lakewood Theatre Company's production of My Funny Valentine: Great Comic Love Songs from Musicals You May Have Missed.
OSF And ArtEquity Launch Digital Series Focusing On Impact Of Structural Racism Photo OSF And ArtEquity Launch Digital Series Focusing On Impact Of Structural Racism In Theatres Throughout US
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2021 in Portland

Oregon Shakespeare Festival and artEquity announced today the launch of Talking Back, a six-part digital series available both on O! and artEquity.org, hosted by artEquity founder and executive director, Carmen Morgan. Created and produced in collaboration with OSF's director of equity, Sharifa Johka, this breakthrough web series brings artEquity's practice of facilitating hard and necessary conversations to a broader audience.
Lakewood Theatre Company to Present Virtual Production STONE SOUP - THE MUSICAL Photo Lakewood Theatre Company to Present Virtual Production STONE SOUP - THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on January 08, 2021 in Portland

Lakewood Theatre Company will be having a live stream production of STONE SOUP the Musical January 29, 30 and 31, 2021.
VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady & Seth Rudetsky On Demand Photo VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady & Seth Rudetsky On Demand
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Portland

Wayne Brady is the latest Broadway star to join Seth Rudetsky on The Seth Concert Series!
9 Wayne Brady Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Wayne Brady Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2021 in Portland

Wayne Brady is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
Portland Opera Announces Resident Artist Virtual Recital Series Photo Portland Opera Announces Resident Artist Virtual Recital Series
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2021 in Portland

Portland Opera is continuing the resident artist program this season, including recitals featuring the 20/21 Portland Opera Resident Artists. Traditionally held at Portland Art Museum, the series this year will be broadcast live on YouTube and Vimeo from the Hampton Opera Center.