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Nine Parts, One World

An interview with Iraqi-American Israa Hasani, cultural consultant for 9 Parts of Desire, on how she helps ensure the show's authenticity and safeguards the spirit and intent of the stories being told.

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9 Parts Cast & Creative Team

Meet the cast and creative team for 9 Parts of Desire.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Reading List

Calling all readers! Multnomah County Library put together a reading list inspired by our production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. From detective stories to exploring living with Tourettes, the books on this list further explore themes related to the play.

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The Armory Bar Takes Teatime to a Boozy Level

Read about what parts of Curious Incident and 9 Parts Desire influenced our specialty cocktails and mocktail, including a few tea-based ones. We also include a recipe for one of the drinks to make at home!

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Curious Misinformation: Dispelling Common Myths About Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an umbrella term for a category of neurological and developmental disorders that have particular shared characteristics; people on the autism spectrum often have atypical behaviors in the realms of communication and socialization, but it is important to recognize that each individual’s neurology is unique and the ways in which ASD manifests is distinct from person to person.

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An Interview with Jamie Sanders

Actor Jamie Sanders, who plays Curious Incident’s protagonist Christopher, reprises the role after collaborating with Portland Center Stage Artistic Director Marissa Wolf when she directed the play at Kansas City Repertory Theatre in 2018. Prior to his debut at KCRep, dramaturgs Mary Allison Joseph and Bethany Sulecki sat down with Jamie to discuss Christopher’s journey and why this play resonates with him personally. We’re pleased to share excerpts of that conversation with Portland audiences as we welcome Jamie back to Christopher’s world.

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Curious Incident Cast & Creative Team

Meet the cast and creative team for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

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Curious Incident Plot Synopsis

Investigate the plot summary for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Note: this crime scene contains spoilers! 

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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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