Portland Stage Events

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Upcoming Events

Dec 09

A Christmas Carol ASL-Interpreted Performance

Dec 9, 2018 | 12pm

A Christmas Carol ASL-Interpreted Performance

In partnership with Pine Tree Society, Portland Stage is pleased to offer an ASL-interpreted performance of A Christmas Carol on Sunday, December 9th at 12pm. As such, please note that there will be interpreters seated in front of the stage, house right, for the duration of this performance.

Seating for ASL-interpreted performances is located in the orchestra, house right. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available via Pine Tree Society, and advance reservations are required. Please contact Tim Wilbur at twilbur@pinetreesociety.org or 207-386-5974 to reserve seats.

For more information about Pine Tree Society, visit www.pinetreesociety.org.

Dec 13

A Christmas Carol Rush35 Pre-Performance Party

6:00pm Reception free for Rush35 Members
7:00pm Performance of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Featuring Flatbreads, Shipyard, Two Fat Cats and wine.

Rush35 provides an affordable gateway into theater for audiences age 35 and under by offering a $15 ticket to any of our Mainstage Productions.

35 or under? Not yet a Rush35 member? Sign-up today to receive your invite to the Pre-Performance Rush35 events and discounted tickets.

Jan 23

The Importance of Being Earnest Rush35 Pre-Performance Party

Rush35 Pre-Performance Party
6:30pm Reception free for Rush35 Members
7:30pm Performance of The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde
Featuring Flatbreads, Shipyard, Two Fat Cats and wine.

Rush35 provides an affordable gateway into theater for audiences age 35 and under by offering a $15 ticket to any of our Mainstage Productions.

35 or under? Not yet a Rush35 member? Sign-up today to receive your invite to the Pre-Performance Rush35 events and discounted tickets.

Feb 05

Directors Lab As You Like It by William Shakespeare

7pm | Studio Theater | Pay What You Can

Portland Stage’s Education Department presents a one-night performance of the Director’s Lab School Tour production of As You Like It. Professional actors present a 45 min version of the classic play. This program travels to schools throughout Maine, and we share it with Portland Stage audiences on Feb 5.

Feb 27

The Half-Light Rush35 Pre-Performance Party

6:30pm Reception free for Rush35 Members
7:30pm Performance of The Half-Light by Monica Wood
Featuring Flatbreads, Shipyard, Two Fat Cats and wine.

Rush35 provides an affordable gateway into theater for audiences age 35 and under by offering a $15 ticket to any of our Mainstage Productions.

35 or under? Not yet a Rush35 member? Sign-up today to receive your invite to the Pre-Performance Rush35 events and discounted tickets.

Mar 04

Maine Crime Writers Reading

With Maine’s premiere Crime Writers
6:30pm pre-show reception |7pm staged reading

Affiliate Artists and local actors read excerpts from local Crime Writer’s novels. Writers to be announced.

Apr 03

Skeleton Crew Rush35 Pre-Performance Party

6:30pm Reception free for Rush35 Members
7:30pm Performance of Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morriseau
Featuring Flatbreads, Shipyard, Two Fat Cats and wine.

Rush35 provides an affordable gateway into theater for audiences age 35 and under by offering a $15 ticket to any of our Mainstage Productions.

35 or under? Not yet a Rush35 member? Sign-up today to receive your invite to the Pre-Performance Rush35 events and discounted tickets.

May 01

The Last Five Years Rush35 Pre-Performance Party

6:30pm Reception free for Rush35 Members
7:30pm Performance of The Last Five Years
by Jason Robert Brown
Featuring Flatbreads, Shipyard, Two Fat Cats and wine.

Rush35 provides an affordable gateway into theater for audiences age 35 and under by offering a $15 ticket to any of our Mainstage Productions.

35 or under? Not yet a Rush35 member? Sign-up today to receive your invite to the Pre-Performance Rush35 events and discounted tickets.

May 05

Portland Stage Spring Gala 2019

5pm-8pm|Details to come
Live Entertainment | Dinner & Drinks | Live & Silent Auctions

May 14

Longfellow’s Shorts

Tentative date May 14

Kate Christensen is the author of seven novels, including The Great Man, which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction, and, most recently, The Last Cruise. She is also the author of two culinary memoirs, Blue Plate Special and How to Cook a Moose, which won the 2016 Maine Literary Award for Memoir. Her short works have appeared in many periodicals, including Tin House, the New York Times, the Baffler, the Wall Street Journal,Vogue, Elle, Bookforum, and Food & Wine. She lives with her husband and dog in Portland, Maine.

May 14

Exclusive Rush35 Party

5:30pm – 7:30pm
Complimentary party for Rush35 Members who attended three or more Mainstage Productions in 2018-2019 Season!
With the stars from the cast of The Last Five Years Serving Shipyard Beer, food, and a pint glass to take home.

Rush35 provides an affordable gateway into theater for audiences age 35 and under by offering a $15 ticket to any of its Mainstage Productions.

Aug 06

Ain’t Misbehavin’

The FATS WALLER Musical Show

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in Ain’t Misbehavin’, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical revue. Join five sensational performers on a sassy, sultry journey – from uptown clubs to Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood – through the timeless music of Thomas “Fats” Waller. You’ll be jumpin’ and jivin’ with memorable songs such as “Honeysuckle Rose,” “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “Black and Blue,” “This Joint is Jumpin’,” and “I’ve Got A Feeling I’m Falling.”


Music by Thomas “Fats” Waller
Conceived by: Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz
Created and Originally Directed by: Richard Maltby, Jr.
Original Choreography and Musical Staging by: Arthur Faria
Musical Adaptations, Orchestrations & Arrangements by: Luther Henderson
Vocal & Musical Concepts  and Musical Arrangements by: Jeffrey Gutcheon  & William Elliot
Originally produced by: The Manhattan Theatre Club
Originally produced on Broadway by: Emanuel Azenberg, Dasha Epstein, The Shubert Organization, Jane Gaynor & Ron Dante