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.
Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Play This Broadway smash hit takes you inside the mind of Christopher, an exceptionally intelligent, neurodivergent 15-year-old boy. Now, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion of killing his neighbor’s dog, Wellington, with a garden fork. Determined to find the true culprit, Christopher carefully records each fact of the crime. Ultimately, his detective work takes him on a deeply personal quest that upturns his world.
Join us for a panel discussion with local artists and activists to discuss what disability justice looks like and how it can be applied to every aspect of the art of theater.
Whether you're looking to get more confident in social situations, think quicker on your feet, or get in touch with your imaginative side, this once-a-month improv class will set you on the path to success! (One of four sessions.)
Urban Jazz dance technique is a fusion of: Jazz, Hip-hop, Horton, Graham, Ballet, and Voguing. Originated in Chicago Illinois by Mr. Joel Hall, owner of the Joel Hall Dancers and Center. Urban Jazz focuses on isolations, rhythm, and soul, fused with the lively energy of the Chicago streets. All levels are welcome!
Steps PDX School proudly presents an original production of The Nightmare Before Christmas. Gather your family and loved ones for an adventure of wonder and magic just in time for the holidays. This show is appropriate for all ages. You can even dress up as your favorite character!
Discover the innovative work of CymaSpace and DJ Deaf Wish as they partner to create spaces and standards that are inclusive of the Deaf community, and that expand the sensory experiences of all audiences. The CymaSpace team will deploy a new pop-up art installation that aims to provide an immersive experience of sound made visible. Complimentary beer!
Every winter, youth at p:ear are looking for basic needs such as socks, backpacks, bus tickets, gift cards, art supplies, and other items that are around $25. The Giving Tree helps p:ear fuel their mission to provide mentoring services to Portland’s homeless and parent-less young people. Donate today to supply our youth with essential items they need throughout the year!
Celebrate the season with a Big Band Holiday Showcase! Jazz band Brown Branch, led by Domo Branch and Charlie Brown III, present a 15-piece orchestra that pays tribute to Thad Jones (1923-1986) and Mel Lewis (1929-1990), who helped shape the sound of modern big band jazz. Featuring Noah Simpson, Justin Copeland, Devin Philips, Steve Montecucco, Adriana Wagner, Cyrus Nabipoor, James Powers, Kyle Molitor, Max Roark, Hailey Niswanger, Christian Ramirez, Andy Rayborn, Nicole McCabe, and guest vocalists and musicians from all genres.
In support of our production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, we partnered with North Pole Studio to create a gallery show featuring the work of visual artists, including students, who are on the Autism spectrum or living with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Curated by Jenna Barganski.
Portland Center Stage is committed to identifying & interrupting instances of racism & all forms of oppression, through the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, & accessibility (IDEA).