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March 13 – April 7

Following a family tragedy, Yolanda, a young woman from Brooklyn is transplanted to South Carolina where she meets a circle of women who share with her the history, the importance, and the power of the hat.
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RISE & SHINE

A Celebration Brunch
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PRESS & PAST EVENTS

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

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EDUCATION & COMMUNITY IMPACT

Portland Playhouse encourages students of all ages to explore human behavior in a safe and nurturing environment. We commit ourselves to strengthening the voices of tomorrow through immersion in the dramatic arts by providing a visceral learning experience. Our programs build confidence and self esteem, challenge and examine social perspectives, foster relationships through artistic collaboration, and create empathy through storytelling.

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH

Portland Playhouse encourages students of all ages to explore human behavior in a safe and nurturing environment.

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Portland Playhouse provides emerging artists with professional experience and training both on stage and off.

SOCIAL JUSTICE FESTIVAL

Dedicated teaching artists seeking to create a visceral response to understanding more about a certain topic

FALL FESTIVAL OF SHAKESPEARE

The Fall Festival of Shakespeare is a collaboration between Portland Playhouse and area middle and high schools.

YOU CAN BE PART OF A GOOD THING

Portland playhouse is a nonprofit theatre dedicated to artistic excellence and community engagement. Our mission is grounded in the belief that theatre is a space where people of all backgrounds can come together to celebrate the complexity of our shared human experience.  

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CONFRONTATION THEATRE

MEGAPHONE BACK Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on email Confrontation Theatre’s mission is to provoke all-inclusive audiences through excellent, affordable theatre as we confront the unique experiences and perspective of the Black diaspora by focusing on and supporting works by artists of African descent. With a slew of theatre companies

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TOP DOG / UNDERDOG

MEGAPHONE BACK Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on email November 9 – December 1, 20187:30 p.m. / Sundays 5 p.m. The Chapel Theatre 4107 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie www.boxofficetickets.com/go/event?id=329383This original Pulitzer Prize winning play of sibling rivalry is told with African-American brothers that grapple in a turbulentrelationship interrupted with dark humor. 

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FADE TO BLACK 2, PART 2

MEGAPHONE BACK Share on facebook Share on google Share on twitter Share on email IS YOUR BLACK BLACK ENOUGH? Guest speaker and panel who?………….That would be YOU!  Saturday, November 10, 2018, 11am-3pm, we’re hosting a facilitated affinity space where engaging and interactive dialogue/conversation, with those you have shared identity with, sets the “stage” for creating

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