We’re getting near the season for ghouls, ghosts and witching hours. No, not all the backstage parties after opening night! But the Halloween season. Plenty of theatres will be having haunted-themed shows for the season to send chills up your spine, but how about something that’s a bit spooky, but also rich in the original tradition of this Day of the Dead? Leave it Miracle Theatre Group/Teatro Milagro, a theatre company whose work and rich cultural traditions have consistently impressed us, to provide us with just such a production for the season.
Preview: Post5 Theatre Brings Back Sketch Comedy With Its Second Death/Sex Installment: Spectravagasm 0
Post5 Theatre is doing it again, that’s right, sketch comedy. The bastard offspring of Seattle’s Death/Sex is born at Milepost 5 this October: A one-hour, multi-media sketch show packed with vulgarity and questionable situations. The locally grown scenes still have the sexually macabre flavor of Death/Sex, but a whole can of Halloween poured on top makes it a SPEC-TRAVA-GASM!!! And it’s FREE!!! On September 18, 2012 here in Portland, Oregon, Post5 Theatre will be bringing back the popular style of its first sketch-comedy show, Death/Sex: Portland, with a new and completely original work entitled Spectravagasm.
Serendipity Players is proud to present “The Sunshine Boys” October 5th through 21st, 2012 at Serendipity Playhouse, 500 Washington Street, Vancouver, WA 98660
Willie and Al were the famous comedy team of Lewis and Clark for 43 years until they broke up 12 years ago. Now they’ve been offered a chance to reunite for one night. Will they be able to put aside their differences and go on with the show? Or do the old wounds run too deep? Hilarity ensues as they work out their differences, on and off stage.
The election is heating up and Duck really wants YOUR vote!
He organized protests, and taught the cows to type. He lobbied for vacations and won mooovie nights. Now he’s running for the highest office in the land. Fed up with farm chores, Duck decides to challenge Farmer Brown to an election, only to discover that being in charge of the farm is hard work. So he decides to run for governor—and then president—kissing babies and hitting the late night talk show circuit along the way.
When do Book of Mormon tickets go on sale? That is a question I get asked all the time, people search for it & email me wondering about it. The answer is… I don’t know. I’m posting this to hopefully help give you some further information on what you can do to obtain tickets to the hottest musical to ever grace Portland.
It has often been said that revenge is a dish best served cold, but after seeing Portland Center Stage’s 25th Anniversary production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, you may disagree. And say that revenge is best served musically, bloody, and fast-paced. PCS brings the classic Sondheim musical to its stage in a bloody marvelous fashion.
White Bird is proud to open its Uncaged season with the return of the Trisha Brown Dance Company, featuring the U.S. premiere of Trisha Brown’s newest work on October 11-13 at Newmark Theatre. The most widely acclaimed artist of the postmodern era, Trisha Brown launched White Bird Uncaged (formerly White Bird/PSU Dance Series) in 2000, and it is her revolutionary genius that has inspired the series.
Enter the wizarding world of Swinemumps School of Sorcery, the local public School for the magically gifted. Join our students on a mystical journey of spells, potions, and incantations. They must learn their lessons well, because evil can be lurking around any corner. The Unscriptables biggest show to date, will create magic on stage using lighting, stage ninjas, and special effects in this Harry Potteresque improvised show.
Magenta Theatre in Vancouver, WA Presents: Something to Hide By Leslie Sands
Set in the English weekend home of novelist Howard Holt and his wealthy publisher wife, Karen, this disarming mystery/thriller will keep audiences guessing at each turn. After Karen unexpectedly arrives at the house and inadvertently runs over Howard’s young mistress with her car, the couple agrees to dispose of the body. The situation becomes more complicated with the arrival of an unconventional detective and the interference of the village residents.
US Bank Broadway Across America Portland has announced that tickets are now on sale for A CHORUS LINE in Portland for one performance only October 28 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete.