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Upcoming Events

Listed below are upcoming shows, staged readings, classes, community partnership events, and more.
All times Pacific unless otherwise noted.

Go here to view recordings of virtual offerings and events that have already taken place.

The title "Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B" above a Victorian door with a frosted window revealing the silhouettes of two women.

Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B

January 14 – February 12, 2023

A bold, feminist take on the iconic crime-fighting duo! This wonderfully farcical comedy packs non-stop laughs and crime-fighting hijinks galore.

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Photography Exhibit: Pas de trois by Jingzi Zhao

February 4 – March 31  •  FREE

The photography series Pas de trois will feature Jingzi Zhao's ongoing collaboration with Xuan Cheng and Brian Simcoe, two principals from Oregon Ballet Theater. These images are a celebration of motivation, artistry, and creative alchemy created over the last three years.

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Art Exhibit: Augury House presents Breaking Ground Lunar New Year Celebration

January 25 – February 5  •  FREE

BREAKING GROUND is an exhibition by Carissa Te-Hsuan Chu to celebrate the 2023 Lunar New Year and serve as a conceptual opening ceremony of the Lone Fir Cemetery Block 14 Cultural Heritage and Healing Garden. The event will feature pre-show writing prompts and audience interactions in the main lobby.

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Pre-show Music featuring Jermaine

Wed, Feb 8, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

As part of The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Night for Ms. Holmes & Ms.Watson - Apt. 2B join us before the show for a performance by Portland-based multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Jermaine. Plus, there will be a Sherlock-worthy mystery game for guests to solve as part of Affinity Night programming.

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The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Night for Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B

Wed, Feb 8, 7:30 p.m.  •  Sliding scale tickets start at $25*

We invite all who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and their guests, to attend a performance of Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B.

The title "Young Americans" above artwork of a yellow audio cassette whose tape becomes a tree-lined highway on which a yellow car drives.

Young Americans

February 11 – March 26, 2023

With Bowie blaring from a mixtape, two road trips veer back and forth in time, as an upbeat father and his jaded daughter take a journey that mirrors the father’s life-changing road trip 20 years earlier.

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Musical Theater Dance for Actors Who Move

Feb 20, Mar 20, Apr 24, & May 15  •  $5-$25 sliding scale

Dance auditions can be intense and intimidating, but they don't have to be! This class will teach Broadway-inspired choreography and focus on strengthening jazz fundamentals, learning to capture choreography details, improvisation, and how to give your best dance audition.

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Live Podcast: Klyph Notes with DJ Klyph with guest Bocha

Mon, Feb 20, 8 p.m.  •  FREE

DJ Klyph is a staple of the Portland scene and consistently provides local hip-hop communities through terrestrial radio (XRAY.FM) and live events (My People's Market, The Numberz FM, etc.). The Klyph Notes program is now coming to Portland Center Stage with an opportunity for fans to be a part of a live recording of the podcast and interact with host Klyph, resident DJ O.G.ONE, and special guest Bocha.

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Where We Belong

February 25 – March 26, 2023

An Indigenous theater-maker journeys across geographic borders, personal history, and cultural legacies in search of a place to belong.

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March First Thursday with DJ Gila Suspectum and DJ Lapaushi

Thu, Mar 2, 5 p.m.  •  FREE

Join us for March First Thursday featuring DJ Gila Suspectum (UwU PDX collective member and Director of the Portland Two Spirit Society) and DJ Lapaushi (Noche Libre DJ collective) as they spin music that spans across varied genres and geography.

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Pre-show Author Talk with Anthony Hudson

Thu, Mar 9, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

Anthony Hudson, the human avatar for Portland's own Carla Rossi, will share a selection of material written for the Clown Queen herself before diving into the first-ever public reading from his forthcoming book Looking for Tiger Lily, a new memoir adapted from Anthony's internationally-touring solo stage show.

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Pre-Show Music Featuring Rainezra

Fri, Mar 17, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

As part of The People's Party BIPOC Affinity Night for Young Americans, join us for a pre-show happy hour solo set by Portland-based musician Rainezra. Complimentary beer provided by Deschutes Brewery.

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