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January 20 — February 18, 2018
On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

Previews are Jan. 20-25 | Opening night Jan. 26
Adapted and directed by Chris Coleman
Based on the book ASTORIA: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire, A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark

A World Premiere!

Continuing the ambitious adventure of Part One, which told the stories of the Astor expeditions by land and sea to establish trade routes to the Pacific Northwest, Part Two is about the extraordinary endeavors that lead to the establishment of Astoria, the first permanent United States settlement on the West Coast.

Special reprise performances of Astoria: Part One will be offered as a special engagement January 13, 14, 16 and 17, and on February 11, 15 and 17. Each of the February performances of Part One is paired with a performance of Astoria: Part Two, providing the opportunity to experience the entire adventure in one day.

Run Time:
Approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes, including one intermission.

Recommended for ages 14 and up. Contains gunshot sound effects, and some mature content and language. The actors in this production will be using tobacco-free herbal pipes. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory.

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Performance Times

Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.,
Thursdays at noon*

*Note: These are general performance times. Certain productions may have exceptions. View the season calendar for more information.

This show's run time will be posted below the synopsis at left near the date of the first performance.

Related News & Reviews

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Happy Hour Conversations with Peter Stark

Hear Peter Stark discuss researching and writing the book that "Astoria" is adapted from, and what it's like to see his words on stage. 

Reviews of "Astoria: Part One"

"Astoria is comparable to The Crown, Marco Polo, Frontier or any other prestige period drama saved in your Netflix queue. Even better: This monumental miniseries is live..."

Behind the Scenes of "Astoria"

From props to rehearsal to creating 53 wooden pikes, get a special sneak peek into the making of Astoria.

Happy Hour with Columbia Land Trust

Join Columbia Land Trust for a Happy Hour, Sunday January 28th, 6:30 p.m. FREE! 

"Astoria" Reading List

From Washington Irving to Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee to the French Canadian voyageurs, dive deeper with the books that inspired Astoria. Includes links to buy or read for free online.

"Astoria: Part Two" Receives Creative Heights Grant

We were very excited to recently receive a $100,000 grant from The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) through its Creative Heights initiative.

See all PCS news posts …


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Art and photography for Astoria: Part 2

Resource Guide

Please look for the resource guide here closer to this show's opening date.

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Astoria: Part Two
Jan 20 – Feb 18

Season Sponsors

Show Sponsors

  • Delta 85X72
  • The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation/

  • Mr. and Mrs. W.T.C. Stevens

  • Arlene Schnitzer & Jordan Schnitzer

  • Dan Wieden & Priscilla Bernard Wieden

  • Broughton and Mary Bishop

  • Brigid Flanigan

  • William & Karen Early

  • Dedre J. Marriott

  • Ritz Family Foundation

  • Rob Goodman

  • Bill & Larue Stoller/Express Employment Professionals


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