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36th Season 

January 2, 2024 Media Release: What the Constitution Means to Me runs January 20 - February  18

October 19, 2023 Media Release: Dracula: A Feminist Revenge Fantasy, Really runs November 26 - December 24

October 12, 2023 Media Release: Liberace & Liza at the Mansion (A Holiday Tribute) runs November 11 - December 24

August 25, 2023 Media Release:  HAIR runs September 30 - November 5

July 19, 2023 Media Release: JAW New Play Festival 2023 runs July 28-30

35th Season 

May 5, 2023 Media Release: A Midsummer Night's Dream runs Jun 3-Jul 2

March 16, 2023 Media Release: Choir Boy runs Apr 15-May 14

March 8, 2023 Media Release: 2023-2024 PCS Season Announcement

February 6, 2023 Media Release: Liam Kaas-Lentz Named Managing Director of Portland Center Stage

February 1, 2023 Media Release: Where We Belong runs Feb 25-Mar 26

January 19, 2023 Media Release: Young Americans runs Feb 11-Mar 26

December 13, 2022 Media Release: Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B runs Jan 14-Feb 12

November 7, 2022 Media Release: It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play runs Nov 19-Dec 24

October 5, 2022 Media Release: Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord runs Nov 5-Dec 18

September 15, 2022 Media Release: the ripple, the wave that carried me home runs Oct 8-Oct 30

September 1, 2022 Media Release: The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Nights

July 27, 2022 Media Release: tick, tick ... BOOM! runs Aug 20-Sep 18

June 16, 2022 Media Release: JAW New Play Festival is Back July 22-24

34th Season

April 21, 2022 Media Release: Rent runs May 21*-July 10
*Due to Covid, the opening of Rent was postponed until June 1. 

April 15, 2022 Media Release: Swirl in the Pearl: A PCS Benefit Performance on May 3

April 13, 2022 Media Release: 2022-2023 PCS Season Announcement

March 8, 2022 Media Release: Freestyle Love Supreme runs Apr 8–May1

February 28, 2022 Media Release: Managing Director Cynthia Fuhrman Departs PCS

February 4, 2022 Media Release: August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean runs Mar 5-Apr 3

January 5, 2022 Media Release: Updated Dates: The Great Leap runs Jan 19-Feb 13 

December 30, 2021 Media Release: Hedwig and the Angry Inch returns Jan 22-Mar 6

December 20, 2021 Media Release: The Great Leap runs Jan 15-Feb 13

October 26, 2021 Media Release: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to Portland Center Stage

October 18, 2021 Media Release: PCS Announces Commission of New Musical

September 21, 2021 Media Release: Frida ... A Self Portrait runs Oct 9–Nov 17

August 23, 2021 Media Release: Portland Performing Arts Vaccine Coalition

July 1, 2021 Media Release: JAW New Play Festival Returns July 23–25

33rd Season

June 9, 2021 Media Release: Summerfield Estates — PCS Remix: Original Works

June 3, 2021 Media Release: PCS Board Announcement Media Release

May 11, 2021 Media Release: 2021-2022 Season Announcement

March 9, 2021 Media Release: The Music Man — PCS Remix: Staged Reading

March 9, 2021 Media Release: Wine in the Wilderness — PCS Remix: Staged Reading (updated 3-15-21)

February 17, 2021 Media Release: PROTOCOL — PCS Remix: Original Works

February 2, 2021 Media Release: PCS 2021 Gala: Metamorphosis

January 27, 2021 Media Release: PCS Remix: Commissions Announced

January 12, 2021 Media Release: Kamilah Bush Named Literary Manager

November 24, 2020 Media Release: The Bells That Still Can Ring — PCS Remix: Original Works

November 19, 2020 Media Release: Watch Now: The PCS Digital Stage Media Release

October 27, 2020 Media Release: Earth Without Borders/Tierra Sin Fronteras — PCS Remix: Original Works

October 2, 2020 Media Release: Love in the Time of Piñatas Staged Reading

September 2, 2020 Media Release: Cast Announced for The Comedy of Errors Staged Reading

September 2, 2020 Media Release: PCS Remix: Play Readings Inaugural Offering, The Comedy of Errors

August 20, 2020 Media Release: PCS Remix: Original Works Inaugural Offering, Renaissance: Technically

July 29, 2020 Media Release: Community Voices Project Launch

July 22, 2020 Media Release: PCS Remix Announced

July 3, 2020 Media Release: Chip Miller Named Associate Artistic Director

32nd Season

May 22, 2020 Media Release: Playwrights Commissioned for Play at Home

March 30, 2020 Media Release: Remaining 2019-2020 Shows Canceled

March 12, 2020 Media Release: Cancellation of Curious Incident and 9 Parts of Desire

March 9, 2020 Media Release: 2020-2021 Season Announcement

February 6, 2020 Media Release: 9 Parts of Desire Opening

January 27, 2020 Media Release: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Opening

December 26, 2019 Media Release: School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play Opening

November 25, 2019 Media Release: Hedwig and the Angry Inch Opening

October 23, 2019 Media Release: Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley Opening

August 30, 2019 Media Release: New Board Member Announcement

August 22, 2019 Media Release: Macbeth Opening

July 29, 2019 Media Release: In the Heights Opening

31st Season

June 20, 2019 Media Release: JAW 2019 Playwright Announcement

May 29, 2019 Media Release: Crazy Enough Opening

April 29, 2019 Media Release: Native Gardens Opening

April 5, 2019 Media Release: The Breath of Life Opening

March 13, 2019 Media Release: Crossing Mnisose Opening

March 11, 2019 Media Release: 2019-2020 Season Announcement

February 6, 2019 Media Release: Until The Flood Opening

January 23, 2019 Media Release: Tiny Beautiful Things Opening

December 20, 2018 Media Release: Buyer & Cellar Opening

December 13, 2018 Media Release: Sense & Sensibility Opening

October 26, 2018 Media Release: Twist Your Dickens 2018 Opening 

October 22, 2018 Media Release: A Christmas Memory paired with Winter Song Opening

September 14, 2018 Media Release: A Life Opening

August 22, 2018 Media Release: Announcing Artistic Director Marissa Wolf

August 16, 2018 Media Release: The Color Purple Opening

August 8, 2018 Media Release: New Board Members Announced

30th Season

June 28, 2018 Media Release: 2018 JAW Festival Full Schedule

May 4, 2018 Media Release: 2018 JAW Festival Playwrights Announcement

April 19, 2018 Media Release: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill Opening

March 14, 2018 Media Release: Major Barbara Opening

February 28, 2018 Media Release: And So We Walked Opening

February 20, 2018 Media Release: 2018-2019 Season Announcement

January 29, 2018 Media Release: The Magic Play Opening

January 4, 2018 Media Release: Kodachrome Opening

December 7, 2017 Media Release: Astoria: Part Two Opening

November 14, 2017 Media Release: Chris Coleman Announces Final Season as Artistic Director

November 1, 2017 Media Release: Twist Your Dickens Opening

October 18, 2017 Media Release: A Christmas MemoryWinter Song Opening

October 4, 2017 Media Release: Mojada Opening

September 28, 2017 Media Release: Cynthia Fuhrman Named Managing Director 

August 29, 2017 Media Release: PlayMaker Loyalty Program Announcement

August 25, 2017 Media Release: Every Brilliant Thing Opening 

August 16, 2017 Media Release: Fun Home Opening

29th Season

July 12, 2017 Media Release: 2017 JAW Festival Full Schedule 

May 31, 2017 Media Release: 2017 JAW Festival Announcement

May 26, 2017 Media Release: Gala Celebrates 10 Years in The Armory

May 11, 2017 Media Release: The Pianist of Willesden Lane Returns

April 20, 2017 Media Release: Visions & Voices Showcase

April 13, 2017 Media Release: Constellations Opening

March 31, 2017 Media Release: Mary's Wedding Opening

March 6, 2017 Media Release: 2017-2018 Season Announcement

February 24, 2017 Media Release: Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore Opening

February 23, 2017 Media Release: Blitzen Trapper's Wild and Reckless Opening

February 13, 2017 Media Release: His Eye is on the Sparrow Extended to March 26

January 24, 2017 Media Release: Astoria Extended Through Feb. 19

January 19, 2017 Media Release: His Eye is on the Sparrow Opening

December 27, 2016 Media Release: Astoria World Premiere Opening

December 7, 2016 Media Release: "Travel Astoria" Travel Itinerary

November 28, 2016 Media Release: December Events at The Armory

November 3, 2016 Media Release: Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin Opening

November 2, 2016 Media Release: The Santaland Diaries 2016 Opening

October 28, 2016 Media Release: New Board Chair Ted Austin

October 25, 2016 Media Release: November Events at The Armory

October 12, 2016 Media Release: "Travel the Trail" Travel Itinerary

October 3, 2016 Media Release: The Oregon Trail Opening

September 22, 2016 Media Release: October Events at The Armory

September 7, 2016 Media Release: Hold These Truths Opening

August 19, 2016 Media Release: September Events at The Armory

August 10, 2016 Media Release: Little Shop of Horrors Opening

28th Season

July 14, 2016 Media Release: 2016 JAW Festival Full Schedule

June 1, 2016 Media Release: 2016 JAW Festival Announcement

April 28, 2016 Media Release: A Streetcar Named Desire Opening

April 21, 2016 Media Release: Northwest Stories Commissions Announced

March 21, 2016 Media Release: A Streetcar Named Desire Full Cast Announced

March 7, 2016 Media Release: 2016-2017 Season Announcement

March 2, 2016 Media Release: The Pianist of Willesden Lane Opening

February 25, 2016 Media Release: On Stage and Off: March/April Events at PCS

January 28, 2016 Media Release: Stupid F***ing Bird Opening

January 15, 2016 Media Release: On Stage and Off: Jan/Feb Events at PCS

January 14, 2016 Media Release: A Candidates Forum on Arts and Culture

January 7, 2016 Media Release: Each and Every Thing Opening

December 30, 2015 Media Release: Forever Opening

December 18, 2015 Media Release: Great Expectations Opening

November 16, 2015 Media Release: Twist Your Dickens - Tickets Now Start at $25

November 16, 2015 Media Release: The Santaland Diaries - Tickets Now Start at $25

November 16, 2015 Media Release: New $25 Price Level for PCS Productions

November 5, 2015 Media Release: Twist Your Dickens Final Year

October 28, 2015 Media Release: The Santaland Diaries Opening

October 14, 2015 Media Release: Ain't Misbehavin' Casting Update

September 24, 2015 Media Release: Ain't Misbehavin' Opening

September 9, 2015 Media Release: Sex with Strangers Opening

August 31, 2015 Media Release: Our Town Opening Release - Casting Update

August 19, 2015 Media Release: Our Town Opening

27th Season

July 8, 2015 Media Release: Threesome Opens Off-Broadway on July 22

June 10, 2015 Media Release: 2015 JAW Festival Announced

June 1, 2015 Media Release: Benjamin Scheuer Wins Drama Desk Award

April 30, 2015 Media Release: Merideth Kaye Clark to Perform Joni Mitchell's Album Blue

April 27, 2015 Media Release: Threesome Presented Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters

April 23, 2015 Media Release: Three Days of Rain Opening

April 15, 2015 Media Release: Portland Center Stage Selected for Wallace Grant

April 9, 2015 Media Release: The Lion Opening

March 23, 2015 Media Release: Three Days of Rain Complete Casting

March 12, 2015 Media Release: Cyrano Opening

March 10, 2015 Media Release: 2015-2016 Season Announcement

January 29, 2015 Media Release: The People's Republic of Portland Return Engagement

January 29, 2015 Media Release: Three Days of Rain On Sale

January 23, 2015 Media Release: Other Desert Cities Opening

December 30, 2014 Media Release: The World Premiere of Threesome Opening

December 22, 2014 Media Release: 2014-2105 PCS Visual Art Series - Courtney Kemp

December 10, 2014 Media Release: Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike Opening

October 30, 2014 Media Release: Twist Your Giving Opening

October 30, 2014 Media Release: The Santaland Diaries Opening

October 30, 2014 Media Release: Twist Your Dickens Opening

October 3, 2014 Media Release: Work and Worth in America - Oregon Humanities Event

October 3, 2014 Media Release: 2014-2105 PCS Visual Art Series - Sunday Art Brunch Oct 26

September 15, 2014 Media Release: The Typographer's Dream Opening

September 5, 2014 Media Release: Dreamgirls Opening

August 15, 2014 Media Release: Casting Announced for Dreamgirls

August 4, 2014 Media Release: 2014-2015 One Day Sale

26th Season

July 11, 2014 Media Release: 2014 JAW Schedule Announced

June 12, 2014 Media Release: 2014 JAW Festival Announcement

June 5, 2014 Media Release: 2014-15 Season Line Up Change: GRIMM Cast to Star at PCS!

April 28, 2014 Media Release: Beer, Bikes & Blood Event

April 28, 2014 Media Release: LIZZIE Opening

April 15, 2014 Media Release: Visions & Voices Showcase

April 10, 2014 Media Release: Serrah Russell Collage Works on Exhibit

April 3, 2014 Media Release: The Last Five Years Opening

March 27, 2014 Media Release: Heather Goodwind on Exhibit

March 3, 2014 Media Release: Othello Opening

March 3, 2014 Media Release: Venice in PDX

March 3, 2014 Media Release: 2014-2015 Season Announcement

February 3, 2014 Media Release: A Small Fire Opening

January 30, 2014 Media Release: Bikes, Brew & Bo-Nita Event

January 22, 2014 Media Release: Bo-Nita Community Events

January 22, 2014 Media Release: Feb-March Exhibits in the Armory Galleries

January 22, 2014 Media Release: PCS Awarded Audience (R)Evolution Grant

January 7, 2014 Media Release: Bo-Nita Opening

January 2, 2014 Media Release: Julie Alpert Inaugural Exhibit

December 26, 2013 Media Release: Chinglish Community Events

December 10, 2013 Media Release: Chinglish Opening

November 11, 2013 Media Release: The Santaland Diaries Opening

November 4, 2013 Media Release: Twist Your Dickens Opening

August 29, 2013 Media Release: Fiddler on the Roof Opening

August 16, 2013 Media Release: The Mountaintop Opening

June 27, 2013 Media Release: JAW: A Playwright's Festival Full Schedule Announced

May 31, 2013 Media Release: JAW: A Playwright's Festival Lineup Announced

March 4, 2013 Media Release: 2013-2014 Season Announcement

25th Season

May 8, 2013 Media Release: Somewhere in Time Opening

May 7, 2013 Media Release: Teen Summer Theater Camps for 2013

April 24, 2013 Media Release: Andrew Samonsky to star in Somewhere in Time

April 5, 2013 Media Release: The People's Republic of Portland Opening

March 19, 2013 Media Release: Clybourne Park Opening

March 5, 2013 Media Release: Full Cast Announced for Somewhere in Time

February 25, 2013 Media Release: The Body of an American Awarded EMK Award

February 21, 2013 Media Release: Broadway's Ryan Silverman and Hannah Elless to star in Somewhere in Time.

February 11, 2013 Media Release: Three Time Tony nominee Mark Kudisch to star in Somewhere in Time

February 1, 2013 Media Release: The Whipping Man

January 17, 2013 Media Release: Venus in Fur Opening

December 18, 2012 Media Release: I Love to Eat Opening

November 9, 2012 Media Release: The Santaland Diaries Opening

November 5, 2012 Media Release: PCS 25th Anniversary Open House Announced

October 24, 2012 Media Release: A Midsummer Night's Dream Opening

October 17, 2012 Media Release: PCS to Produce World Premiere Musical Somewhere in Time

October 3, 2012 Media Release: The Body of an American Community Programs

September 14, 2012 Media Release: The Body of an American Opening

August 30, 2012 Media Release: Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Opening

24th Season

June 8, 2012 Media Release: Venus in Fur added to 2012-2013 Season

May 31, 2012 Media Release: Perkins Coie Funds New Play Commissions for Portland Center Stage

May 18, 2012 Media Release: Women and Race Discussions for Black Pearl Sings!

May 10, 2012 Media Release: It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues Opening 

May 3, 2012 Media Release: JAW: A Playwright Festival Announced

May 1, 2012 Media Release: Casting Announced for It Ain't Nothin But the Blues

April 5, 2012 Media Release: Anna Karenina Cast and Schedule Changes

April 3, 2012 Media Release: Black Pearl Sings! Opening

March 16, 2012 Media Release: Anna Karenina Opening

February 27, 2012 Media Release: 2012-2013 Season Announcement

February 10, 2012 Media Release: Red Opening

January 26, 2012 Media Release: Red Casting Announced

January 20, 2012 Media Release: Shakespeare's Amazing Cymbeline Opening

January 11, 2012 Media Release: Shakespeare's Amazing Cymbeline Casting Announced

December 22, 2011 Media Release: The North Plan Opening

December 15, 2011 Media Release: The North Plan Casting Announced

November 11, 2011 Media Release: The Santaland Diaries Opening

November 4, 2011 Media Release: Season Change Announced

November 2, 2011 Media Release: A Christmas Story Opening

October 25, 2011 Media Release: Misha Berson at PCS

October 20, 2011 Media Release: A Christmas Story Casting Announced

October 13, 2011 Media Release: Oklahoma! Extension

September 14, 2011 Media Release: Oklahoma! Community Programs

September 2, 2011 Media Release: Oklahoma! Opening

August 24, 2011 Media Release: Oklahoma! Casting Announced

August 22, 2011 Media Release: The Real Americans Opening

August 15, 2011 Media Release: TCG Board Announcement

August 12, 2011 Media Release: New PCS Board Chair Announced

August, 11, 2011 Media Release: Single Tickets On Sale

July 7, 2011 Media Release: JAW 2011 Community Programs Announced

June 30, 2011 Media Release: JAW 2011 Full Schedule

23rd Season

June 29, 2011 Media Release: PCS Resident Costume Designer Designs 30 Shows in 5 years

May 19, 2011 Media Release: 2011 JAW Festival Titles Announced

May 19, 2011 Media Release: 2011 Teen Summer Camps Announced

May 11, 2011 Media Release: One Night with Janis Joplin Opening

May 2, 2011 Media Release: Bust Community Programs

april 15, 2011 Media Release: Opus Community Programs

April 13, 2011 Media Release: Bust Opening

April 11, 2011 Media Release: Casting Announced for One Night with Janis Joplin

March 31, 2011 Media Release: Opus Opening

March 21, 2011 Media Release: Casting Announced for Opus

February 28, 2011 Media Release: PCS 2011-2012 Season Announced

February 7, 2011 Media Release: One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest Opening

January 25, 2011 Media Release: futura World Premiere Opening

January 11, 2011 Media Release: Casting Announced for World Premiere of futura

January 6, 2011 Media Release: The Imaginary Invalid Opening Release

December 16, 2010 Media Release: Casting Announced for Molière's The Imaginary Invalid



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