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Bicentennial and Raising the Barre Series Miwa Matreyek: “Glorious Visions in Animation”

  https://youtu.be/-91W32JHF-M “Magical...The sheer breadth of the imagery...is unlike anything you’ve seen before” — LOS ANGELES TIMES Raise the Barre Series Bicentennial Series Read program notes by Executive and Artistic Director Aimée Petrin Merging cinematic vistas with intricate shadow play, multimedia performance artist Miwa Matreyek creates magical, surreal, visually rich fusions of intricate animation [...]

Miwa Matreyek Performance Notes by Aimée Petrin

Dear Friends, I first saw Miwa perform several years ago in LA, her home base. I was immediately mesmerized by the imagery, soundscape and her presence on stage. I was captivated then and remain so. Miwa works at the intersection of performance and media. Her art exists in a dreamlike visual space that makes invisible worlds visible, often weaving surreal [...]

February Vacation Theater Camp – “The Wizard of Oz” Camp runs February 17 - 21

You can ensure your child’s February break is filled with creativity, growth, play, and the exploration of endless imaginative possibilities by registering them for Ovations Offstage/Portland Recreation’s Theater Vacation Camp! Join guest artists Compass Creative Dramatics for 5 full days of theater camp including games, activities, rehearsals, and a final performance designed to highlight children’s inner performers. No [...]

By | December 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Broadway National Tour “Waitress”

https://youtu.be/EM53RxlJwUo “WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!” — ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and [...]

Magic Tree House: “Showtime with Shakespeare”

https://youtu.be/XJJOOBLSifQ “I’m thrilled that Showtime with Shakespeare will be touring this year! Stage Fright on a Summer Night has long been one of my favorite titles in my Magic Tree House series...” — MARY POPE OSBORNE, SERIES AUTHOR Let us whisk you back to Elizabethan England for an adventurous meeting with the Bard himself—all [...]

Broadway National Tour “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”

https://youtu.be/moUltcFBjuU Beautiful tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along [...]

Bicentennial Series Taylor Mac: “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, (Abridged)” A co-presentation with the State Theatre

https://youtu.be/c4svHYVA5Pg “A necessary and great American epic for our time.” - Los Angeles Times Fabulous. Fierce. Unforgettable. MacArthur Fellow and Guggenheim Award-winning performer Taylor Mac chronicles an unseen history of America through a hand-picked selection of songs ranging from murder ballads to disco and everything in between. At its core, this immersive and outrageously [...]

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