The Current Season

On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

Dreamgirls

September 20 — November 2, 2014

Winner of six Tony Awards, this groundbreaking musical, loosely based on the career of The Supremes, takes you to a revolutionary time in American music history where three friends form The Dreamettes and learn hard lessons about love, trust and the changing tastes of the American public.

General Performance Times:
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays…More

A complete send-up of the holiday classic, this adult comedy is adorned with the improvisational genius of the legendary comedy troupe The Second City, and includes zany holiday sketches, uproarious improv based on audience participation and an ever-changing list of drop-in local celebrities.


General Performance Times:
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Saturday and…More

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

January 10 — February 8, 2015

Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, complete with all the comic genius that only Christopher Durang can deliver. Vanya and his sister Sonia tolerate their mediocre middle-aged lives, until their movie-star sister Masha returns for a surprise visit with her boy-toy Spike that really shakes things up.


General Performance Times:
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees:…More

Other Desert Cities

February 21 — March 22, 2015

“Jon Robin Baitz’s seriously satisfying new play”
-The New York Times

In this Broadway hit and Pulitzer Prize nominee, Brooke Wyeth returns home after a long absence to visit her well-connected, conservative parents in Palm Springs. In a dramatic shift, Brooke announces that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family’s history — a wound they don’t want…More

Cyrano

April 4 — May 3, 2015

With its original setting and the glorious costumes of 17th century France, this classic romantic comedy has been given a 21st century feel with a snappy modern adaptation. Cyrano tells the story of a great swordsman with a beautiful soul, who is hampered by a huge nose that makes him believe he is incapable of being loved by the beautiful Roxane. When he learns that Roxane and a handsome young…More

Three Days of Rain

May 17 — June 21, 2015

A newly discovered journal recalls Greenwich Village in the early 1960s when two young architects (unaware they’re on the brink of fame) struggle with plans for the iconic Janeway House. The journal is left to their children thirty years later, who must sort out the murky mystery behind their lives—and loves. This Pulitzer Prize-nominated play will star beloved actors from the hit Portland-filmed…More

In the Ellyn Bye Studio

The Typographer’s Dream

October 4 — November 16, 2014

The Typographer’s Dream follows the story of a stenographer, a geographer and a typographer. During a career-oriented presentation, it becomes hilariously clear that their personal issues just so happen to correspond with their jobs. As with his hit play The Receptionist, playwright Bock tackles the everyday environment of the workplace from a completely unique, and very witty, perspective. …More

The Santaland Diaries-2014

November 23 — December 28, 2014

Based on the true chronicles of David Sedaris’ experience as Crumpet the Elf in Macy’s Santaland display, this cult classic riffs on a few of Sedaris’ truly odd encounters with his fellow man during the height of the holiday crunch.


General Performance Times:
Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m. 
Special showing: Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 2…More

Threesome

January 24 — March 8, 2015

A World Premiere! Leila and Rashid, Egyptian Americans with ties to Cairo, attempt to solve their relationship issues by inviting a relative stranger into their bedroom to engage in a threesome. What begins as a hilariously awkward evening soon becomes an experience fraught with secrets, raising issues of sexism, possession and independence. Threesome is a proud co-production with A Contemporary…More

The People’s Republic of Portland

March 21 — April 19, 2015

Star of HBO’s Looking and former Daily Show correspondent Lauren Weedman is back with her sold-out hit The People’s Republic of Portland. Three years ago we invited Lauren to return to Portland following the run of her show BUST at PCS. We knew she had some unique perspectives on all things Rose City; and we had a hunch it would be really, really funny to put them on stage. And Lauren proved us…More

The Lion

May 2 — June 14, 2015

One man, six guitars, and a true story of love, loss, family loyalty, and the redemptive power of music. Hailed as “the best new musical” by the Huffington Post and “absolutely the best original musical of the year” by The Stage in London, writer/performer Benjamin Scheuer (winner of the ASCAP Cole Porter Award for songwriting) shares his gripping coming-of-age tale.


Reviews from the New York…More

Note: Most productions at PCS are recommended for high school age and up; children under 6 are not permitted.

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