Patricia Buckley (AEA) and Noah Averbach-Katz (AEA) in MY NAME IS ASHER LEV by Chaim Potok. Photo by Aaron Flacke.

Enhance Your Theatrical Experience

Teachers and other audience members can enhance their theatrical experience with PlayNotes, our resource guide. Created by the Portland Stage Literary department, these extensive guides present a broad spectrum of information and perspectives on each play in our Mainstage season. PlayNotes appeals to a wide audience of student and adult readers who wish to delve more deeply into the plays on our stage.

Current Issue

PlayNotes for Sabina by Willy Holtzman with Music by Louise Beach and Lyrics by Darrah Cloud has been published. To access this issue click here.

To access the Bibliography click here.

Subscriptions to the printed version of PlayNotes are also available (for more information on PlayNotes subscriptions, call 207.774.1043 x105).

PlayNotes is typically published one week before a show opens.

Educators interested in more information can contact our Education Department by clicking here.

PlayNotes Archive

Click the PlayNotes cover image to access the PDF of that issue of PlayNotes.
Click the link below each image to access that issue’s bibliography.
When using articles from this archive, please cite Portland Stage as your source.