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Wild and Reckless: A New Concert Event from Blitzen Trapper

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March 16 — April 30, 2017
On the U.S. Bank Main Stage

Previews are Mar. 16-23 | Opening night Mar. 24
Written and Performed by Blitzen Trapper
Co-Directed by Rose Riordan and Liam Kaas-Lentz

A World Premiere!
Blitzen Trapper mined their lyrical storytelling and Oregonian roots to create a story for the stage that fuses the energy of a rock concert with the imaginative possibility of the theater. Wild and Reckless traces the unforgettable tale of two kids on the run, in a futuristic vision of Portland’s past. Evoking a bygone era of Portland, this sci-fi dystopian love story features a rock and roll score that marries previously unreleased songs with favorites from the band’s catalog, including “Black River Killer” and “Astronaut.” Portland Center Stage at The Armory commissioned Wild and Reckless as the second world premiere in its new “Northwest Stories” series, dedicated to developing and producing stories about, or by artists from, the northwest region.

Run Time:
Approximately 75 minutes; no intermission.

Recommended for ages 17 and up. Contains theatrical haze, strobe-like lighting effects, mature content, explicit language and adult situations. Children under 6 are not permitted at any production.

Performance Times

Evenings: Tuesday - Sunday at 7:30 p.m.*
Matinees: Saturday and Sundays at 2 p.m.,
Thursdays at noon*

*Note: These are general performance times. Certain productions may have exceptions. View the season calendar for more information.

This show's run time will be posted below the synopsis at left near the date of the first performance.

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Wild and Reckless: A New Concert Event from Blitzen Trapper
Mar 16 – Apr 30

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