The Armory
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The Armory
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Video Update from Marissa

Artistic Director Marissa Wolf shares the latest company news, joined briefly by Spiderman, otherwise known as her son, Elijah.

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Virtual Exhibit: Artists on the Autism Spectrum

In support of our production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, we put together a gallery show featuring art from artists on the autism spectrum. With the early cancellation of the production and the closing of our building, very few people were able to experience the art in person, so we have created this virtual gallery for you to enjoy!

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We Love Our Audiences!

The powerful words of our audiences lift us up and keep us going strong in even the best of times. Now more than ever, we are inspired by the moving feedback we've received about our productions. We look back to give us strength, as we plan for the glorious moment when we can all gather again and lift up each other's voices.

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Your Support Matters

Right now your support is more important than ever before. These heartfelt messages from some of the artists that we've been fortunate enough to bring to our stages serve as a reminder of the incredible impact your gift can have on our community. 

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Spotlight: The Extraordinary Kristen Mun

In these difficult times, when we can’t share the work of our incredible creative teams on our stages, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the individuals who make the magic happen. Or, as Kristen Mun so accurately puts it: “It’s not magic, it’s hard work.”

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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.

Portland Center Stage at The Armory is committed to identifying & interrupting instances of racism & all forms of oppression, through the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, & accessibility (IDEA).

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