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Portland Center Stage at the Armory

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128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
503-445-3700 https://www.pcs.org/
 

May 2019

The Breath of Life

May 4 - June 16
Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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The Ellyn Bye Studio | Portland Center Stage Frances was the dutiful wife. Madeleine was the not-so-dutiful lover. When these two meet face-to-face, they must confront their past with the man they unknowingly shared. Starring Portland favorites Sharonlee McLean (The Receptionist and 25 others at The Armory) and Gretchen Corbett (Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at The Armory). Learn More | Buy Tickets

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Native Gardens

May 18 - June 6
Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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The U.S. Bank Main Stage | Portland Center Stage In this hilarious hot-button comedy, cultures and gardens clash, turning well-intentioned neighbors into feuding enemies. When a questionable fence line puts a prize-worthy garden in jeopardy, neighborly rivalry escalates into an all-out border dispute, challenging everyone’s notions of race, privilege, class, and good taste. From the outrageous mind of playwright Karen Zacarías, whose play Destiny of Desire was a hit at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Learn More | Buy…

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Happy Hour with Playwright Karen Zacarías

May 31 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Karen Zacharias Happy Hour

Join us for a pre-show happy hour featuring a conversation with Karen Zacarias, the playwright of Native Gardens. Karen is the first playwright-in-residence at Arena Stage in Washington, DC and has taught playwriting at Georgetown University. She is the founder of Young Playwrights’ Theater, an award-winning theater company that teaches playwriting in local public schools in Washington, DC. YPT won the 2010 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the White House as one…

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June 2019

“Native Gardens” Discussion with Playwright Karen Zacarías

June 1 | 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Karen Zacarías at PCS

Please join us for a post-show conversation for Native Gardens with playwright Karen Zacarias and members of the cast. Karen is the first playwright-in-residence at Arena Stage in Washington, DC and has taught playwriting at Georgetown University. She is the founder of Young Playwrights’ Theater, an award-winning theater company that teaches playwriting in local public schools in Washington, DC. YPT won the 2010 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from the White House as…

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The Dramatist’s Toolbox with Matthew B. Zrebski

June 8 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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With Instructor, Matthew B. Zrebski Designed as an intro for the beginner or as a brush-up for the seasoned writer. This course focuses on tools that will spark ideas on both what to write and how to write. Banish the excuse of writer's block with prompts and brainstorming exercises to keep ideas flowing. Each writer will end this course with at least two, ten-minute plays. And leave with a notebook of exercises for future reference.…

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Blossom “MAYBE” Album Release Party

June 10 | 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Join us for a special all-ages concert and album release party for Portland-based R&B artist BLOSSOM celebrating the release of her latest album "MAYBE.” Joining her for the show are special guests including Butter Baby, DJ Dubblife, Fountaine, KayelaJ, and Bocha. We encourage all guests to arrive before doors open at 7:00 PM. There will be no late seating for this event. About Blossom Originally from Trinidad & Tobago, singer Blossom calls Portland, OR home.…

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The Dramatist’s Toolbox with Matthew B. Zrebski

June 15 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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With Instructor, Matthew B. Zrebski Designed as an intro for the beginner or as a brush-up for the seasoned writer. This course focuses on tools that will spark ideas on both what to write and how to write. Banish the excuse of writer's block with prompts and brainstorming exercises to keep ideas flowing. Each writer will end this course with at least two, ten-minute plays. And leave with a notebook of exercises for future reference.…

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The Dramatist’s Toolbox with Matthew B. Zrebski

June 22 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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With Instructor, Matthew B. Zrebski Designed as an intro for the beginner or as a brush-up for the seasoned writer. This course focuses on tools that will spark ideas on both what to write and how to write. Banish the excuse of writer's block with prompts and brainstorming exercises to keep ideas flowing. Each writer will end this course with at least two, ten-minute plays. And leave with a notebook of exercises for future reference.…

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Storm Large in Crazy Enough

June 25 - June 30
Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Storm Large Crazy Enough

The U.S. Bank Main Stage | Portland Center Stage Crazy Enough returns for a special 10th-anniversary engagement! Portland legend Storm Large’s autobiographical musical is an exploration through story and song of how a girl can live, nearly die, and live again by praying to the holy trinity: Sex, Drugs, and Rock’n’Roll. Featuring original songs by Storm and James Beaton, including the raunchy, hilarious and incredibly addictive “My Vagina is Eight Miles Wide.” Crazy Enough is one of The Armory’s…

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The Dramatist’s Toolbox with Matthew B. Zrebski

June 29 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Portland Center Stage at the Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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With Instructor, Matthew B. Zrebski Designed as an intro for the beginner or as a brush-up for the seasoned writer. This course focuses on tools that will spark ideas on both what to write and how to write. Banish the excuse of writer's block with prompts and brainstorming exercises to keep ideas flowing. Each writer will end this course with at least two, ten-minute plays. And leave with a notebook of exercises for future reference.…

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