Portland Stage Events

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Upcoming Events

Apr 01

Season Launch Party

Announcing the 2019/20 Season!
6:30pm Reception | 7pm Presentation | FREE!
Reservations recommended.

We have exciting news to share with you! Join us for our
annual Season Launch Party announcing our 2019/20 Season.
Complimentary Flatbreads and snacks. Cash bar.
Current Members’ first drink on us!

Can’t attend? Our new season will be available online that evening!

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.

Apr 08

Circle Read

7pm | Theater for Kids Storefront Space at Portland Stage.

Join us for a casual reading of a play related to the themes of shows in our Mainstage season. When you reserve your free ticket for the date you wish, you will be entered into our Circle Read Community, and we will email you further details.

Apr 09

Maine Crime Writers Reading

With Maine’s premiere Crime Writers
6:30pm pre-show reception | 7pm staged reading
Suggested Donation $10 online | $15 at the door

Affiliate Artists and local actors read excerpts from local Crime Writer’s to include: Chris Holm, Julia Spencer-Fleming , Gayle Lynds, Dick Cass, Kate Flora

Apr 16

“Twelve Angry Men” by Twelve Impassioned Women

Staged Reading | 7pm | Mainstage
Suggested Donation $10 online | $15 at the door

In early April, communities across the country will present readings of “Twelve Angry Men” by Twelve Impassioned Women, spearheaded by the 12,000 Voices Project. Tickets to this event are available to purchase from Portland Stage and will benefit the League of Women Voters and the Maine Suffrage Centennial Collaborative.

The Maine Suffrage Centennial Collaborative commemorates the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. Following the reading there will be a voter registration drive in the lobby.

For additional events throughout the year for the Maine Suffrage Centennial Collaborative visit: www.mainesuffragecentennial.org

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

4pm-7pm|The Shop & Maine Craft Distilling
Live Entertainment | Dinner & Drinks | Live & Silent Auctions

Our annual fundraiser in celebration of handcrafted theater made in Maine, benefitting Portland Stage’s New Work, Education, and Community Engagement initiatives!

Oysters, Cocktails & Silent Auction at The Shop followed by Sunday Supper, Special Performances & Live Auction at Maine Craft Distilling.

May 13

Circle Read

7pm | Theater for Kids Storefront Space at Portland Stage.

Join us for a casual reading of a play related to the themes of shows in our Mainstage season. When you reserve your free ticket for the date you wish, you will be entered into our Circle Read Community, and we will email you further details.

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.