"A quiet masterpiece...pure feeling. I left the theater wanting to hug everyone there. I still do."
Review of A Light in the Piazza - Broadwayworld.com

"The charm was immediate upon entering...Enter their theater for an immersive musical wonderland that embodies the holiday spirit."
Review of A Christmas Carol - Portland Monthly 

"...masterfully harnesses Wilson’s fiery poetry, seamlessly moving from playful banter to gritty, rapturous disquisitions on present-day injustices and the profound weight of history."
Review of King Hedley II - Willamette Week

 ...an outstanding piece of ensemble theater, a funny, dark, and uncomfortable window into the demands, iniquities, and rewards of caregiving."
Review of Telethon - The Portland Mercury

"Simply put, this is one of the must-see shows of Portland's current theater season."
Review of Mother Theresa is Dead - The Oregonian

"One by one, from the King Neighborhood Association president to St. Andrews students, they testified to the incredible value the theater brings to the Northeast through its commitment to diversity, equity, and community. "
"City Council Supports Portland Playhouse's Return to Church" - Portland Monthly Mag

" Everything is produced in an atmosphere of learning, collaboration and creative expression."
"Playhouse, Students Bring Shakespeare to Life" - The Skanner Newspaper

Production History


Season 8 (2015 - 2016)

How We Got On by Idris Goodwin

A Christmas Carol  by Charles Dickens
Adaptation and arrangements by Anna Lackaff & Rick Lombardo

You for Me for You by Mia Chung

Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice

Season 7 (2014 - 2015)

The Piano Lesson by August Wilson

A Christmas Carol  by Charles Dickens
Adaptation and arrangements by Anna Lackaff & Rick Lombardo

Sojourn Theatre's How to End Poverty in 99 Minutes (with 99 People You May or May Not Know)

The Other Place by Sharr White

Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play by Anne Washburn

Season 6 (2013 - 2014)

Detroit by Lisa D'Amour

A Christmas Carol  by Charles Dickens
Adaptation and arrangements by Anna Lackaff & Rick Lombardo

Jitney by August Wilson

The Light in the Piazza by Craig Lucas
Music & Lyrics by Adam Guettel

After the Revolution by Amy Herzog

Season 5 (2012 - 2013)

The Left Hand of Darkness 
Adapted for stage by Jonathan Walters and John Schmor
Based on the novel by Ursula K. LeGuin

Mother Teresa is Dead by Helen Edmundson

The Huntsmen by Quincy Long
Music to original songs by Michael Chinworth

King Hedley II  by August Wilson

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Alex Timbers
Music and Lyrics by Michael Friedman

Season 4 (2011 - 2012)

Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson
Famished by Eugenia Woods
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner
The Brother / Sister Plays by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Season 3 (2010 - 2011)

Telethon by Kristen Newbom
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom by August Wilson
The Missing Pieces by Nick Zagone
Dying City by Christopher Shinn
The Scene by Theresa Rebeck

Season 2 (2009 - 2010)

Fiction by Steven Dietz
Bingo with the Indians by Adam Rapp
Willow Jade by Hunt Holman
Radio Golf  by August Wilson

Season 1 (2008 - 2009)

After Ashley by Gina Gionfriddo
Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck
Bobrauchenbergamerica by Charles Mee