Expand Your Experience
Saturday, Sept 23 | 7pm
The evening will begin with a reception in our Theater for Kids space where you will have the opportunity to learn more about our education programming, followed by a complimentary performance of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!
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.
A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Monday, Dec 4
6:30pm Reception | 7pm Staged Reading, Q & A w/Author to Follow
Affiliate Artists will read from NY Times bestseller, A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline, about the relationship between the artist Andrew Wyeth and the subject of his best-known painting, “Christina’s World.” Baker Kline has written six other novels — Orphan Train, Orphan Train Girl, The Way Life Should Be, Bird in Hand, Desire Lines, and Sweet Water. SUGGESTED DONATION $10 in advance, $15 at door
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.