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Benefit Performance

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Join us for Portland Center Stage’s inaugural

Swirl in the Pearl: A PCS Benefit Performance

May 3, 6:30 p.m. at The Armory

Pre-show Reception at 6:30 p.m.
Performance at 7:30 p.m.
Dance party to follow!

You won’t want to miss this celebratory evening featuring a delightfully original and wildly hilarious play-within-a-play. Written by PCS's Literary Manager,  playwright Kamilah Bush, and directed by Artistic Director Marissa Wolf — this fun event will highlight the magic of creating theater from scratch! 

Featuring comedic hijinks, a general appeal, and your favorite PCS performers glammed up and ready to delight. Special guest artists include: Merideth Kaye Clark, Susannah Mars, Vin Shambry, LaRhonda SteeleLeah Yorkston, and Ken Yoshikawa!

All tickets include a pre-show reception with delicious bites from local favorites such as Nong’s Khao Man Gai, Tamale Boy, and Charcuterie Me.  The Armory Bar will be open to quench your thirst with wines from Argyle Winery, beer from Deschutes Brewery, specialty cocktails, and a variety of non-alcoholic options.  Try your luck at our wine wall featuring vintages from Argyle and other local wineries. Get your groove on after the show with a dance party, champagne, and treats from HeyDay and Obon Shokudo!

Get ready to don your festive attire and show your love for PCS!

We're sorry, tickets are no longer on sale for this event.

Ticket Prices:

Area One: $175 

  • Includes $100 donation to PCS
  • 2 Complimentary Beverages

Area Two: $125

  • Includes $50 donation to PCS
  • 2 Complimentary Beverages

Area Three: $100

  • Includes $50 donation to PCS
  • 1 Complimentary Beverage

Area Four: $50

  • Includes $25 donation to PCS
  • 1 Complimentary Beverage


Sponsorships, ranging from $500 to $5,000, with year-round benefits and recognition, are also available!

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