Studio Series

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The Studio Series is presented by the Affiliate Artists , and hosted by Portland Stage in the Studio Theater.

  • Productions are full productions within the black box Studio Theater.
  • Workshop Readings are readings of new plays, rehearsed with actors over one or more days, and developed with the playwright.
  • Circle Reads are down and dirty, unrehearsed readings of plays.
Mar 22

Studio Series Production: We Can Eat Love by Margie Castleman

By Margie Castleman | Directed by Eileen Phelan
With: Grace Bauer, Whip Hubley, Khalil LeSaldo, Erik Moody, Casey Turner

$18 | Studio Theater | March 22-31
Friday 3/22 at 7pm, Pay-What-You-Can
Saturday 3/23 – Sunday 3/24 at 7pm
Wednesday 3/27 – Saturday 3/30 at 7pm | Sunday 3/31 at 2pm Matinee

When Peter gets kicked out of his band, he goes to the only place he can, and the one place he shouldn’t, his mother’s. Only problem, she’s remarried. Navigating grief from his father’s recent death, Peter must reckon with the past, and find the courage to embrace a future. A new play with heart, soul, and a little music.

May 23

Studio Series Workshop: Death Wings

by Bess Welden
7pm | Studio Theater
Suggested Donation: $10 advance online | $15 at door

Grand is the maker of death wings. She’s interested in the fabric and fibers that make up a human life. Her granddaughter Rachel is a scientist determined to fly. Can we transcend the limitations of our bodies? How do we fashion the stories of our own lives? With a re-visioning of the Daedalus/Icarus myth and original songs.