Expand Your Experience
Monday Sept 18 |7:30pm, Discussion to Follow
SUGGESTED DONATION $10 in advance, $15 at door
Tetherly, a dentist specializing in existential terror, and Nina, an opera singer who just might be the worst babysitter ever, square off in a strange ballet of truth or dare. But is this a game anyone can even win? Thelma & Louise meets Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on steroids.
Monday, Oct 2
7 pm followed by reception in lobby
Paula Vogel joins Anita Stewart, Portland Stage Executive Artistic Director on the Mainstage for a discussion about her work. Vogel’s plays include: How I Learned to Drive (Pulitzer Prize 1998), Indecent (winner of multiple Tony Awards), The Baltimore Waltz, and others. This discussion is made possible by the Dramatists Guild Fund Traveling Masters Program. Reservations recommended
Oct 25 – Nov 4 | 7pm| $18 (Pay-What-You-Can Oct 25)
Curated by Dustin Tucker and featuring Portland Stage Affiliate Artists.
Tales of Madness and the Macabre. A fright-filled evening of storytelling from some of Maine’s most celebrated authors and playwrights. Join us for an evening of raw, edgy, and dangerous short stories brought to life onstage for the first time ever. Authors include: John Cariani, Tess Gerritsen, Chris Holm, Ike Hamill, Callie Kimball and an additional treat you’ll have to see to believe.
Nov 8-12 | 7pm | $18 (Pay-What-You-Can Nov 8)
Writer/Performer: Kari Wagner-Peck
Director: Bess Welden
Portland Stage Affiliate Artist, Bess Welden and Portland-based blogger/memoirist Kari Wagner-Peck team up to bring you a live storytelling performance featuring a dozen funny, touching, and subversive true-life tales about finding and raising the mighty Thorin. Be prepared to laugh, and perhaps change the way you think about people with Down syndrome. Winner of the 2017 “PortFringe Pulitzer Award” for excellence in writing.
COMING AUGUST 2018
Presented by Portland Stage and Maine State Music Theatre.
Musical, Nunsense is an over-the-top, utterly hilarious international phenomenon featuring belting, twirling, tap dancing nuns, this show will restore your faith in the power of comedy. Join us as we get in the habit of laughing with the Little Sisters of Hoboken.