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Upcoming Events

Listed below are upcoming shows, staged readings, classes, community partnership events, and more.
All times Pacific unless otherwise noted.

Go here to view recordings of virtual offerings and events that have already taken place.

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Gallery Exhibit: #MaskOutHate

November 5 – December 18  •  FREE

Portland Center Stage will host an art and textile exhibit titled #MaskOutHate in partnership with the community collective of the same name. The exhibit will feature face masks and designs created in collaboration with impacted community members in the Portland area as a response to increased racism experienced by BIPOC communities during the current and ongoing pandemic.

The title "Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord" with a woman in a leather jumpsuit brandishing a tomato pin cushion and sewing tools.

Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord

November 5 – December 18, 2022

A tour-de-force performance by Kristina Wong, whose sharp humor — and “Auntie Sewing Squad” — explores the early days of the pandemic to offer an inspirational path back to a healing world.

Five people on stale in colorful outfits, all holding microphones and one holding a guitar.

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

November 19 – December 24, 2022

This heartwarming journey of community triumph is reimagined for the stage as a live radio broadcast complete with a stellar cast, gorgeous music, lavish costumes, and — of course — George Bailey!

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Musical Theater Dance for Actors Who Move

Jan 23, Feb 20, & Mar 20  •  $5-$25 sliding scale

Dance auditions can be intense and intimidating, but they don't have to be! This class will teach Broadway-inspired choreography and focus on strengthening jazz fundamentals, learning to capture choreography details, improvisation, and how to give your best dance audition.

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Liberace & Liza Holiday Show

Dec 4 & Dec 6

David Saffert and Jillian Snow Harris share the stage as Liberace and Liza Minnelli, creating an exhilarating night of musical and comical fireworks. Bo Ayars, Liberace’s actual arranger/music director, conducts the show for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment that includes loads of Liberace holiday piano medleys, showstopping Liza hits, and enough comedy and sequins to keep you giddy well into the new year!

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Standup Comedy: Good News with Lee H. Tillman

Mon, Dec 5, 8 p.m.  •  FREE

Good News with Lee H. Tillman is a monthly live comedy event where Portland’s funniest comedians riff on the day's headlines. Sometimes it’s geopolitics and sometimes it’s celebrity gossip but it’s always hilarious. For the December show lineup, taking the stage will be comedians Avery Scott II, Quinne Salameh, and Zane Thomas. Hosted by Lee H. Tillman.

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Pre-show DJ Set featuring One Trak

Fri, Dec 9, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

As part of The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Night for Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord, this special pre-show party will feature a DJ set by One Trak. She will play a mix of futuristic dance tracks and electronic songs. Guests can enjoy complimentary beer provided by Deschutes Brewery.

Preview image for The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Night for *Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord*

The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Night for Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord

Fri, Dec 9, 7:30 p.m.  •  Sliding scale tickets start at $25*

We invite all who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and their guests, to attend a performance of Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord — complete with a pre-show DJ set and a post-show discussion with writer/performer Kristina Wong!

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Holiday Choir: The Marian Singers

Sat, Dec 10, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

Get your holiday spirits soaring with live choral music from The Marian Singers of St. Mary’s Academy.

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Pre-Show Music: Chibia

Wed, Dec 14, 6:30 p.m.  •  FREE

As part of The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Night for It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, join us before the show for a performance by the band Chibia.

Preview image for The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Night for *It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play*

The People's Party: BIPOC Affinity Night for It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Wed, Dec 14, 7:30 p.m.  •  Sliding scale tickets start at $25*

We invite all who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and their guests, to attend a performance of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play — complete with a pre-show DJ set and a post-show discussion with members of the cast!

It's a Wonderful Night! A Holiday Soiree in Support of PCS, December 16, 2022 on an abstract blue and white wintery background.

It's a Wonderful Night!
A Holiday Soiree in Support of PCS

Fri, Dec 16, 5 p.m.

Join us for a holiday party for the ages! Get dressed up and come enjoy a magical evening of delicious dining, fabulous music, a private performance of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, and dancing into the winter's night — all to celebrate and raise money for PCS!

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