EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 27–30

A creepy and kooky clan, a local standup comic made good, and final performances for a trio of long-running plays are among our weekend highlights.

06/27/2013 By John Chandler

THEATER

PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’ Lands on the Front Page of the New York Times

And 'A Night with Janis Joplin,' which premiered at PCS two years ago, will hit Broadway in September.

06/26/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’

The world premiere of a musical packed with New York talent has its eyes on Broadway. But it has a long way to go. Thru June 30.

06/20/2013 By Aaron Scott

SUMMER GUIDE

The Last Big Thing From JAW Playwrights’ Festival

Here's what you missed out on at Portland Center Stage last year. Don't let it happen again.

06/02/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

PCS’s ‘Somewhere in Time’ Sets Its Eyes on Broadway

With a dream team cast and crew, Portland Center Stage opens its first world premiere with a real shot for the bright lights of Broadway. Thru June 30

05/30/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: Lauren Weedman’s ‘The People’s Republic of Portland’

The one-woman adventure through Portland Weird is full of energy and humor, but to what end? At Portland Center Stage thru June 16.

05/08/2013 By Aaron Scott

TICKET GIVEAWAY + INTERVIEW

Q&A and Ticket Contest for PCS’s ‘The People's Republic of Portland’

We talk with comedian Lauren Weedman in advance of her one-woman pillory of Portland, running Apr 23–June 16 at Portland Center Stage.

04/24/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Clybourne Park’

Portland Center Stage’s production of the Pulitzer-winning play gleefully dives into the taboo topic of race with ferocious wit and suburb acting. Thru May 5

04/15/2013 By Aaron Scott

ARTS NEWS

Looking Forward to the 2013–2014 Season

A glimpse of next season's lineups at our favorite local arts orgs. Hello, kitty.

03/28/2013 By Aaron Scott

THEATER

Review: PCS's "The Whipping Man"

Portland Center Stage's mighty production draws inspired parallels between the Jewish and African-American experiences of slavery. Thru Mar 23.

03/04/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

TICKET GIVEAWAY

Spring Arts Guide 2013 and Ticket Giveaway

The season’s top 25 arts events and a chance to win tickets to MarchFourth, Portland Center Stage, Oregon Ballet, Portland Opera, and the Portland Art Museum.

02/25/2013 By Aaron Scott

ARTS NEWS

PCS Scores a Broadway Star for the World Premiere of "Somewhere in Time"

Marc Kudisch has received Tony nods for "9 to 5," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," and "Thoroughly Modern Millie," in addition to a slew of other awards and Broadway credits.

02/11/2013 By Genevieve Hudson

THEATER

Review: Venus in Fur

Portland Center Stage's taut, psychological new production leaves viewers puzzling over questions of power, gender, and sex.

02/05/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

THEATER

Review: PCS's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Portland Center Stage puts Disney ears on Shakespeare's famous comedy. Thru December 23.

11/20/2012 By Aaron Scott

THEATER + COMEDY

Q&A: Comedian Lauren Weedman

The one-woman force of nature returns to PDX for her show "No...You Shutup," this Fri–Sun, and talks about her upcoming show, "The People's Republic of Portland."

11/14/2012 By Aaron Scott

Article

Review: Portland Center Stage's Body of an American

With a masterly script and commanding performances, Portland Center Stage's latest, world-premiere production brilliantly casts a light into humanity's shadowy psychic spaces.

10/15/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

impeccably shaved

Review: PCS's Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Portland Center Stage's production of Sondheim's macabre masterpiece is a delicious feast both grisly and divine. Playing through Oct 21.

09/25/2012 By Aaron Scott

swing your razor high, sweeney

PCS's Sweeney Todd Preview + Slide Show

Portland Center Stage tackles Sondheim's macabre masterpiece about a barber on a murderous rampage. We talk with the director and scenic designer.

09/20/2012 By Aaron Scott

Slideshow

PCS's Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Portland Center Stage tackles Sondheim's macabre masterpiece about a barber on a vengeful razor rampage

09/20/2012

theater fest, just add water

Our picks for the JAW Playwrights Festival

Friday through Sunday at Portland Center Stage

07/26/2012 By Aaron Scott