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PERICLES WET World Premiere By Ellen Margolis to be presented Portland Shakes PERICLES WET World Premiere By Ellen Margolis to be presented Portland Shakes
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Portland

Portland Shakespeare Project presents the world premiere of Pericles Wet, by Portland playwright Ellen Margolis. Commissioned by Portland Shakes, Pericles Wet is a masterful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Michael Mendelson. The show will run from December 1 to December 17 on Artists Rep's Alder Stage. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Portland

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Portland (more...)
Photo Flash: Historical Drama BELFAST GIRLS Makes West Coast Premiere Photo Flash: Historical Drama BELFAST GIRLS Makes West Coast Premiere
by BWW News Desk on November 19, 2017 in Portland

Launching their 2017-18 season with a gripping historical drama that nods to today's relevant questions of how the elite endeavor to remove undesirable residents from their country, Corrib Theatre presents Jaki McCarrick's U.S. West Coast Premiere of Belfast Girls. Corrib Theatre's production of Belfast Girls runs for four weeks, from November 17 through December 10 at Shaking the Tree Theatre. (more...)
THE HUMANS Adds Performances at Artists Rep THE HUMANS Adds Performances at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Portland

Artists Rep presents the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best New Play The Humans, by Stephen Karam, directed by D maso Rodr guez from November 19 through December 17 on the theatre's intimate Morrison Stage. Artists Rep is one of the first regional theatres in the nation to produce The Humans featuring a local cast and design team. (more...)
Photo Flash: Merideth Kaye Clark and Leif Norby Star in A CHRISTMAS MEMORY and WINTER SONG Photo Flash: Merideth Kaye Clark and Leif Norby Star in A CHRISTMAS MEMORY and WINTER SONG
by BWW News Desk on November 18, 2017 in Portland

This winter, a delightful offering of holiday story and song will run in The Armory's Ellyn Bye Studio. Truman Capote's tender holiday tale, A Christmas Memory, will be paired with Winter Song, an original presentation of music and storytelling created by the brilliant singer Merideth Kaye Clark and The Armory's own Brandon Woolley. Preview performances will begin November 18, opening night is November 24, and performances will run through December 31. Get a sneak peek at the actors below! (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME at Portland Stage Leads as Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME at Portland Stage Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Portland

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 2017 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Comedian Jo Koy Announces 2018 Break The Mold Tour Comedian Jo Koy Announces 2018 Break The Mold Tour
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Portland

Coming off the huge success of his Netflix special Live From Seattle, Comedian Jo Koy will be launching a new tour starting 2018, which will include brand new material. (more...)
BWW Review: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Brings Greek Tragedy to the Modern Immigrant Experience, at Portland Center Stage BWW Review: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Brings Greek Tragedy to the Modern Immigrant Experience, at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver on November 15, 2017 in Portland

MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES is a painful, very timely play that provides a human context for a lot of things going on in the news right now. Also, Christopher Acebo's set is fabulous. (more...)
Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards! Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards!
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Portland

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Based Off The Ludwig Bemelmans Classic Book Comes to Portland MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Based Off The Ludwig Bemelmans Classic Book Comes to Portland
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Portland

Fill your holidays with laughter, magic and Madeline. A delightful treat for the whole family. (more...)
Can Can's WONDERLAND Debuts in Portland Can Can's WONDERLAND Debuts in Portland
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Portland

Wonderland Celebrate the holidays as our cast of A-list performers swing from the chandeliers in an original cabaret and burlesque theatre show full of classic beauty and flirtatious artistry. It'll be a glittering parade of nostalgia, exploding with dance, laughter, and all the cheer of yesteryear. This carnival of merriment will mesmerize audiences, making this a holiday entertainment spectacular to remember. 'Tis the season to eat, drink, and be merry in a wintry Wonderland. Consider this your invitation to the holiday soir e that you've always dreamed of! (more...)
Chris Coleman to Depart Portland Center Stage After 2017-18 Season Chris Coleman to Depart Portland Center Stage After 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Portland

Ted Austin, board chair for Portland Center Stage at The Armory, announced today that Artistic Director Chris Coleman will depart The Armory at the end of the current 2017 - 2018 season to become artistic director of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts' (DCPA) Theatre Company. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 12
by Audition Roundup on November 12, 2017 in Portland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 12, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Northwest Children's Theater presents CINDERELLA This Holiday Season Northwest Children's Theater presents CINDERELLA This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Portland

Dance your way through the holidays with NWCT's original tap extravaganza. The Oregonian calls Cinderella a gem of sophisticated accessibility, hipness and wit and impossible not to love. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 2017 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD is All About the Music, and That's Enough BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD is All About the Music, and That's Enough
by Krista Garver on November 08, 2017 in Portland

This Whitney Houston tribute concert with a plot, part of the Broadway in Portland season, is packed with phenomenal performances of the late singer's greatest hits. (more...)
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Wraps 2017 Season Oregon Shakespeare Festival Wraps 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on November 07, 2017 in Portland

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival wrapped up its 2017 season on October 28 with the final performances of Shakespeare in Love, Henry IV, Part Two, and Julius Caesar. (more...)
BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is as Relevant as Ever, at Lakewood Theatre Company BWW Review: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is as Relevant as Ever, at Lakewood Theatre Company
by Krista Garver on November 07, 2017 in Portland

Lakewood Theatre Company's production, directed by Brenda Hubbard, is very good and incredibly timely given that this story of racial injustice set in 1935 is disturbingly just as relevant today. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 5 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 5
by Audition Roundup on November 05, 2017 in Portland

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 5, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Portland Playhouse Presents Fall Festival of Shakespeare Portland Playhouse Presents Fall Festival of Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk on November 04, 2017 in Portland

Portland Playhouse is excited to announce that its Fall Festival of Shakespeare will take place at the Winningstad Theatre on November 17 and 18th. (more...)
Artists Rep Awarded $119K For MAGELLANICA From Oregon Community Foundation & Edgerton Foundation Artists Rep Awarded $119K For MAGELLANICA From Oregon Community Foundation & Edgerton Foundation
by BWW News Desk on November 02, 2017 in Portland

Artists Repertory Theatre is excited to announce two major gifts in support of the World Premiere production of Magellanica, a play by E.M. Lewis, with a limited run January 20 through February 18, 2018. Artists Rep will receive $75,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation Creative Heights Initiative and $44,000 from the Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards made through the Theatre Communications Group. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More!
by BWW Special on November 03, 2017 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 LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! (more...)
Darius Pierce to Star in TWIST YOUR DICKENS At The Armory Darius Pierce to Star in TWIST YOUR DICKENS At The Armory
by BWW News Desk on November 02, 2017 in Portland

The hilarious hit from comedy giant The Second City returns to The Armory for another year of holiday jeer. The Second City's A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens, written by Emmy Award-winners Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort, begins preview performances on the U.S. Bank Main Stage on December 5; opens on December 8; and runs through December 31. (more...)
Artists Rep Presents THE HUMANS this Month Artists Rep Presents THE HUMANS this Month
by BWW News Desk on November 02, 2017 in Portland

Artists Rep presents the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best New Play The Humans, by Stephen Karam, directed by D maso Rodr guez from November 19 through December 17 on the theatre's intimate Morrison Stage. (more...)