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The Skin of Our Teeth

Rare and epic revival of the 1943 Pulitzer Prize winner.
May 17 – June 19

We Are Proud To Present…

A multiracial cast of six idealistic actors sets out to improvise a story about the first colonial genocide of the 20th Century in Africa.

March 8 – April 10

The Yellow Wallpaper

JAN 15 – FEB 7
World premiere adaptation of a classic work.

The Turn of the Screw

By Jeffrey Hatcher
Adapted from the novel by Henry James and directed by JoAnn Johnson.
October 1 – October 18, 2015
Part ghost story and part psychological thriller, featuring actors Dana Millican & Chris Harder.

Drammy Award Finalists Announced!


Chris Harder
Intimate Apparel
Artists Repertory Theatre


Chris Harder
The Snowstorm
CoHo Productions
+ Many Hats Collaboration


Summer Classes at Oregon Children’s Theatre

Perfect for the aspiring actor. Apply theater exercises to scene work, monologues, and audition techniques. This dynamic class will bring out the actor in you!

Summer Classes at Portland Center Stage

Under the guidance of working theater professionals, participants will explore a wide variety of contemporary theater studies including monologues, scene study and playwriting.

The Centering

There is no escape from his interrogators. Driven to the edge, Davey’s memories reveal a dark and dangerous past. His only hope… the love and wisdom from his circus clown mentor.

Fishing For My Father

fishing for my father
A family fishing trip turns adventure as an outdoorsman struggles to discover the meaning of fatherhood.

Cyrano – Portland Center Stage

Set in 17th century France, the classic romantic comedy Cyrano tells the story of a great swordsman with a beautiful soul, who is handicapped by a huge nose that makes him believe he is incapable of being loved by the beautiful Roxane.

The Snowstorm – CoHo Productions

This visceral, sonically vivid new performance piece brings the classical piano music of Rachmaninoff to life through cutting edge physical theatre spun around a classic romance with magical elements of puppetry and mask. The power of music to connect, to ignite, and to heal weaves through this original fable by some of Portland’s most inventive and cherished collaborating theatre-artists.

Intimate Apparel – Artists Repertory Theatre

Set in 1905 NYC, this riveting tale is about the empowerment of Esther, an African American seamstress who creates exquisite lingerie for Fifth Avenue boudoirs and red-light brothels.

Othello – Portland Center Stage

Set in 17th century Venice, this is Shakespeare’s profound tragedy of the power of love and jealousy. A highly esteemed general serving the state of Venice, Othello, secretly marries Desdemona, the daughter of a senator.

Fall Festival of Shakespeare

The Fall Festival of Shakespeare is a non-competitive region-wide collaboration between Portland Playhouse and area high schools. The Festival is a spectacular theatrical event.

Ten Chimneys


When life and theatre collide it is a beautiful thing, is it not?

Mother Teresa is Dead

Young wife and mother Jane (Nikki Weaver), gripped by personal and moral crisis, flees her family and her home in the UK without word.

Angels In America

Harrowing, uproarious, and magical, Angels in America is a fiercely theatrical modern morality play and a landmark of the American stage.

Antigone Now

Antigone Now
In the midst of a bombed-out city still feeling the aftershocks of war, the rebellious Antigone defies her uncle to bury her disgraced brother. This deeply stirring adaptation of Sophocles’ Antigone transforms the poetry of ancient Greece into a contemporary, electrifying production. Great for ages 11 and up.

Fool For Love

CoHo opens its fourteenth season with Fool for Love by Sam Shepard; a vicious, erotic and funny, tale set in a rundown hotel room on the edge of the Mojave Desert where Eddie and May fight tooth and nail to escape their catastrophic past.