Our event at The John Palmer House was an amazing success! We extend our gratitude and thanks to all the people who supported Portland Story Theater.
In return, we ask that you support these businesses and let them know that Portland Story Theater sent you!
Bon Appetit, Black Wagon, Blue Sky Wellness Studio, Eric Stern Music, Grace Constantine, Deviant Dance, Cherry Sprout Produce, Emerald Petals, Interurban PDX, Grand Central Baking, It's A Gift, Mee-Sen Thai Eatery, Bishops on Mississippi, Paxton Gate, Prost, ¿Por Que No? Taqueria, Land Gallery and Gifts, Mississippi Studios, The Meadow, New Vintage Beauty Lounge, Mississippi Pizza, Miracle Theatre Group, MAC! Mac & Cheesery, Meoneo, SheBop, Penny's Puppet Productions, H&B Jewelry, Ruby Jewel Ice Cream, Mississippi Chriopractic.
Tickets On Sale Now
Four Nights Only!
January 18, 19, 25, 26
$15 Advance | $20 Door
Join us at Hipbone Studio this January as Lawrence Howard's acclaimed Armchair Adventurer series takes a sharp detour from Antarctica to present John Babbacombe Lee, the true story of "the man they could not hang."
Valentine's Day Show
Tickets On Sale Now
Kiss & Tell
The Alberta Rose Theatre
$18 Advance | $36 VIP
Portland Story Theater is excited to present the return of their Valentine's Day show, "Kiss & Tell." This will be a Valentine's date to remember, with wine, chocolate, and stories of love and romance woven together in a funny, sexy and intimate evening of story theater hosted
by the incredible
Eric Stern and
tickets are already starting to sell!
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Navigating The Path
The November 10, 2012 show features six Urban Tellers, including: Jennifer Soulagnet, Joseph Ahearne, Tina Remacle, Susan Wiencke, Scott Bump, and Temple Lentz.
How do you find your way when you are lost in the snow, or lost in the political tundra of a small town, or even lost in the codes of conduct that you thought were real but are just stifling your spirit?
Navigating through the shadows of undeveloped powers and tempting delusions can sometimes lead us off track and we end up wondering just how in the hell we wound up here?!!!
These Urban Tellers share the defeats and victories that can sometimes bring us full circle right back to the place we least expected.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
$15 Cash Only at the Door (space permitting)
Get your tickets sooner rather than later -- these events fill up quickly.
Shackleton Shines in the Big Apple
The Shackleton show in New York was a great success! The Off-Broadway Studio Theater on 42nd Street in Times Square was the perfect venue for an intimate story theater experience. What a warm and welcoming audience we had: old friends, relatives, friends of friends --- we knew almost everyone! Our great friends Steve Einhorn and Kate Power
flew out from Olympia, Washington to catch the show and my college buddy, Bob Hallstrom (who I hadn't seen in 35 years!) and his wife, Lily Shaw, drove all the way down from Rochester, NY to be there. The telling went very well -- the new, shorter version of the show flies by -- and we made Shackleton fans out of a few folks who had never heard the story before. Lynne ran the lights, my sister, Allyson Howard, took a few photos (including this great one on the right) and everything went just as well as we could have imagined. Thanks to Marcin Lipinski and the wonderful staff of the United Solo Festival
and thanks to RACC
for helping us get there. Fortitudine Vincemus!
Been thinking about taking a workshop? Now's your chance!
We still have a couple of spaces in our last workshop of 2012 coming up in November:
Collaborative Sessions on Tuesdays: November 13, 20, 27, December 4
+ an individual session, date TBA
Tech: Thursday December 6
Showcase: Saturday December 8 (Urban Tellers)
Closing Gathering: Tuesday December 11
All Sessions 7-10:30 PM except individual sessions (which vary) in NE Portland
Please go to our website site (www.portlandstorytheater.com) and look over the Prerequisites. If you believe that you're ready, give Lynne a call at 503-284-2226.
People take this workshop for a lot of different reasons. Whether you are hoping to discover the story that's waiting to be told, renew your delight in performing, or even overcome your fear of public speaking, this is a good opportunity. This series, The Art of Personal Narrative, is designed to give ordinary people a chance to learn how to express themselves with this amazing art form.
While no prior performance experience is necessary, each workshop includes time on stage in a showcase called Urban Tellers. We recommend that you attend at least one showcase before taking a workshop.
Cost: $225 -- $75 non-refundable/non-transferable deposit required to hold you spot. Payment plans and some partial scholarships available.
2013 workshop sessions will resume in January.
Thanks for being a friend of Portland Story Theater,
Lawrence, Lynne, and Penny
Portland Story Theater, Inc.
mailing: 3333 NE 15th Avenue, Portland, OR 97212
Photograph of Lawrence Howard telling at United Solo by Allyson Howard
All other photographs s by Ó Dubhda (c) 2012 Portland Story Theater