The Breath of Life
Forget nothing. Regret nothing.
Previews May 4–9 | Opening night May 10
By David Hare
Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll
“One of Hare’s finest ... bitingly funny ... deeply affecting.” —The Daily Telegraph
Frances was the dutiful wife. Madeleine was the not-so-dutiful lover. When these two meet face-to-face, they must confront their past with the man they unknowingly shared. Starring Portland favorites Sharonlee McLean (The Receptionist and 25 others at The Armory) and Gretchen Corbett (Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at The Armory).
Approximately 90 minutes, no intermission.
Post-show discussions with cast and crew follow matinee performances May 16, 18, 23, 30, June 1, 6, and 15.
Recommended for ages 14 and up. Contains strong language. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production at The Armory. Learn more by calling 503-445-3700.
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Evenings: Tuesdays – Sundays at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m., Thursdays at noon*
*Schedule may vary for some shows. Please check our season calendar to confirm.
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