Learn more about our production of Red by John Logan with Assistant Director and Dramaturg, Emma McFarland. Red runs from Mar 24th- Apr 12th.
Monthly Archives: March 2015
It’s Arts Advocacy Day! We at Portland Stage think it’s important to advocate for the arts. Executive and Artistic Director, Anita Stewart went to Washington D.C. to testify as a Public Witness in support of funding for the NEA on behalf … Continue reading
A first experience with a Rothko is alarming. They contain such a presence. An aura that takes over a space. They cannot be contained. Rarely do works of art have such an immediate and lasting impression as a Rothko. I … Continue reading
By Monica Wood Now I know what it means. Because when Anita Stewart, artistic and executive director of Portland Stage, told me she wanted to stage Papermaker as the closing show of the 2014-15 season, I had the kind of … Continue reading
By Steve Bromage, Executive Director, Maine Historical Society A play like Whipping Man reminds us of the vital role of the humanities, and how important theater—like art, poetry, and literature—are to our understanding of and connection to history. In American … Continue reading