The Armory
128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR 97209 · 503-445-3700 ·
The Armory

In order to protect the health of our community, all performances and large events at The Armory are canceled until further notice. Our box office is currently experiencing a high volume of queries. Your kind patience in awaiting a response from us is greatly appreciated. You can still purchase subscriptions for the 2020-2021 season and make donations online.

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Portland Center Stage at The Armory's Annual Gala

Honorary Co-Chairs
Linda & Scott Andrews
Mary & Tim Boyle

Saturday, May 9, 2020 · The Armory

The greatest thing
You'll ever learn
Is just to love
And be loved In return

– Lyrics to Nature Boy by eden ahbez, as performed by John Leguizamo, Ewan McGregor and others for Baz Luhrman’s Moulin Rouge!

Sparkle and Dazzle! It’s time to don ballgowns or tuxedos, diamonds or berets, top hats or feathers, corsets, or bohemian flair. Join us as we celebrate the bohemian ideals of Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and Love!

Valet Parking Provided

Spectacular, Spectacular!

5:30 p.m.
Explore Harold Zidler's exotic and daring Moulin Rouge. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, and entertainment in various settings throughout The Armory. Offerings will include delightful surprises, decadent drinks, and tasty morsels.

8 p.m.
Be a part of the main attraction, a lively auction of unique experiences and a benefit in support of Portland Center Stage at The Armory

Backstage After Dark

9:30 p.m.
Kick up your heels at a dance extravaganza.

Special Thanks to Our Gala Sponsors

Zidler’s Ring Leaders
Arlene & Harold Schnitzer CARE Foundation

Satine’s Sparkling Diamonds
Glenn Dahl & Linda Illig
Tasca & Paul Gulick
Pat & Trudy Ritz

Toulouse Lautrec’s Bohemians
Linda & Scott Andrews
Sharon & Keith Barnes
Cynthia Fuhrman
Jim & Morley Knoll
Cindy & Keith Larson
CTA Labs
The Standard
US Bank
Wieden + Kennedy


Admission into the Gala: $500*

Includes Dance Party admission!


Backstage at The Moulin Rouge

Reception & Dance Party starts at 9:30 p.m.

Contact Jack Ridenour 
at or 503-445-3744 for more information

*Fair-market value $250

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