Next on the


Words By: Ira Gershwin and the Great American Songbook

Apr 22 - May 18

Illustration by Marty Braun



Our Season Partners

L.L. Bean

Maine Home

maine mag logo



Visit Us

LOCATION: Portland Stage            
                 25A Forest Avenue
                 Portland, ME 04101

For driving directions, click here.

Box Office: 207-774-0465

Administrative Offices: 207-774-1043


 OUR VENUE - consists of a Mainstage theater and a studio theater, both located on the 2nd floor, as well as the Theater for Kids space located on the street level. All are located in the Portland Stage building. 

Views of the Mainstage Theater (on the left)
and the Studio Theater (on the right)

The Mainstage
- a 287 seat procenium theater, with tiered seating and a lobby with a concessions area.
The Mainestage Lobby  - Opens 45 minutes prior to the start of the show and at intermission. Come in early and enjoy an assortment of Maine-made cookies, cakes and candies, as well as a selection of beverages including beer and wine.
Late Arrivals for the Mainstage- To ensure a quality theater experience for all of our patrons late seating will be at the discretion of the house manager.

The Studio Theater- a 60-75 seat, 3/4 thrust black box theater. This is a general admission venue with seating locations on a first come, first serve basis. Seating begins 30 minutes prior to the start of the performance.
Late Arrivals for the Studio Theater - Late seating is not permitted as you must cross the performance space to access your seating.
Please note - Not all productions in the Studio Theater are Portland Stage events. Please contact the Box Office for details.

Accessiblity - click here

For all of our patrons:

 Elevator Sign Elevator
Located behind the ground level staircase beside the Box Office. The elevator goes to the 2nd floor only, and does not access the rear section of the Main Stage Theater. 

restroom sign  Restrooms
  Located on the second floor across from the stairs.

coat roomCoatroom
Located on the second floor, to the left of the entrance to the main lobby. Portland Stage is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

no smokingSmoking
Per state law, smoking is not permitted inside the Portland Stage building. Ashtrays are located outside the front doors.

no food or drinkFood/Beverages in the theater
For the comfort of all our patrons, there is no food or beverage allowed in the theater. 


Cellphones & Other Devices
We ask that all electronic devices – laptops, cell phones, alarms on watches and personal game devices be turned off prior to the start of the performance.

no photoRecordings & Photographs
Video taping, audio recording, or photographing of any aspect of our performances is strictly prohibited per agreements with the royalty companies as well as the unions of the actors,               designers, and directors.




Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
by August Wilson
SEP 24 - OCT 20, 2013

by Morris Panych
OCT 29 - NOV 17, 2013

Santaland Diaries
by David Sedaris
Dec 3 - DEC 22, 2013
In the Studio Theater

A Christmas Carol
by Hans Christian Andersen
NOV 29 - DEC 22, 2013

Trouble Is My Business

by Joseph Vass
JAN 21 - FEB 16, 2014

by Tom Coash

FEB 25 - MAR 16, 2014

by Nina Raine
MAR 25 - APR 13, 2014

The Savannah Disputation
by Evan Smith
APR 22 - MAY 18, 2014