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THE PIANO LESSON
BY AUGUST WILSON
September 24th - November 16th
For its sixth production from August Wilson’s American Century Cycle, Portland Playhouse inaugurates Season 7 with a triumph of late twentieth-century American theatre: The Piano Lesson, widely considered Wilson’s greatest work. Read more
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
BY CHARLES DICKENS
December 3rd - December 28th
PERFORMANCE ADDED: Dec 26 at 4pm!
Dickens’ classic ghost story returns after last year’s success in attracting a large, diverse, and enthusiastic neighborhood audience.
HOW TO END POVERTY IN 90 MINUTES
IN COLLABORATION WITH SOJOURN THEATRE
February 4th - February 22nd
This is not a play; it is not a lecture; it is not an interactive workshop; it is not a physical theatre piece; it is not a public conversation. How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes is all of these things.
THE OTHER PLACE
BY SHARR WHITE
March 18th - April 12th
What does it take for us to let go and find refuge in the people who care for us? Join us for Sharr White’s riveting psychological drama that critics have hailed as "a taut, incisive puzzle play."
MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY
BY ANNE WASHBURN
May 13th - June 7th
Yes, THAT Mr. Burns. Acclaimed playwright Anne Washburn leads us into an unlikely post-catastrophe, post-electricity future in which survivors pass the time recounting episodes from The Simpsons.
GENERAL SEATING: Seating is General Admission at The Playhouse and is first-come, first-serve. The seating configuration may change with each production.
Many Different Ways to See it
Friday/Saturday Evenings, Sunday Matinees - WEEKEND
The hottest tickets in town, the perfect weekend outing. These weekend price tickets can be purchased online. Price varies per show, but they're usually around $36-$48*.
Wednesday/Thursday Evenings (some Tuesday/Sunday evenings when available) - WEEKDAY
For those who prefer a more unconventional schedule, and don't mind staying out on the occasional school night. These tickets are also available online, and will cost you from$32-$40*.
35 and under
If you're under the age of 35, you can get tickets for Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Sunday evening shows for just $25*. These tickets are available online.
See the show right before it officially opens. These tickets will get you into the first Wednesday, Thursday or Friday performance of a show. Preview tickets cost $20-$24*, and can be purchased online.
Marginal seats are partial/obstructed view. You might need to lean in or lean over a bit to get the full view in one of these seats. They're only $20*, making them perfect for the friendly patron on a budget (or for children during A Christmas Carol). These tickets can be purchased online.
CANNOT be purchased online. These $20 tickets are released five minutes before curtain. We only accept cash for rush tickets. There is never a guarantee that any will be available. Are you feeling lucky?
CANNOT be purchased online. Showing your Oregon Trail card at the theatre up to an hour before curtain can allow you to purchase up to two tickets at $5 each (cash only). If the show has sold out for the evening, you can put your name on the Rush wait list.
*All tickets for How to End Poverty are $40, except ArtsforAll