The Armory
128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR 97209 · 503-445-3700 · www.pcs.org
The Armory

Reviews of 9 Parts of Desire

“Don’t miss this amazing theatrical experience!” —Gloria Steinem

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Reviews of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Curious is hilarious, intense, bittersweet, and triumphantly successful at bringing the world of one character to the hearts of his audience, and offering us the chance to invoke empathy for all who are differently-abled." - PerformInk

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Live Sketch Artists for School Girls

We invited local comic artists to bring their sketchbooks to a performance of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play and draw whatever inspired them about the experience. Here are the results!

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Jocelyn Bioh: An Interview with the Playwright

"As a young girl, there was so much I didn’t understand about what was being imposed on me about beauty ideals." The playwright of School Girls lends some insight into her brilliantly funny and poignantly revealing new play.

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Invisible No Longer: A Discussion of Beauty and Blackness

We asked members of the cast and the director if they would share some thoughts and experiences with colorism in their own lives. Here are a selection of their responses.

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Meet the Playwright of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

Explore the play through the perspective of playwright Jocelyn Bioh.

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Popular Ghanaian Drinks Make Their Way into Armory Cocktails

Read about the Ghanaian influences on our specialty cocktails for School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play. Plus, we include a recipe so you can try making one at home!

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Reviews of Hedwig and the Angry Inch

"A guitar-churning, face-melting, inventive new take on the genderqueer rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. It’s cleverly conceived, masterfully designed and mightily sung ... the show still speaks, shouts and sings to the struggles of anyone coping with outsider-ism and self-identity" - The Oregonian 

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School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play Plot Synopsis

Spoilers ahead! Here's the plot summary for School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play.

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School Girls Reading List

Calling all readers! Multnomah County Library put together a reading list inspired by our production of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play. From colorism, to African art and culture, to body-image issues and universal teen girl angst, the books on this list further explore themes related to the play.

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Live Sketch Artists for Hedwig

We invited local comic artists to a performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch to sketch their impressions of the show. Here's what they created!

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School Girls Cast & Creative Team

Meet the cast and creative team for School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play.

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