|This is the only festival in the country that delivers feature-length personal stories. The first four nights you'll hear two feature-length (45-60 minute) stories. On the fifth and final night, we've got a vey special evening of seven short stories from some of our favorite Urban Tellers. This is a festival of opening nights. World Premieres. Every night is different! Singlehandedly is funded in part by a generous project grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council
Buy tickets for the nights you choose or purchase a and see it all!
Advance general seating is $15. Buying in advance guarantees your seats. Passes are transferrable (under your name) if you can't make it on a certain night.
Admission always includes free food! Beverages are available for purchase when the doors open at 7 p.m. with wine $5, beer $3 (21+), and soft drinks $1. General seating tickets are $20 at the door, space permitting.
[ Each performer is featured on the festival site, just click on their name for more information about them and their story. ]
May the narrative be with you,
Lawrence, Lynne, and Penny
Portland Story Theater, Inc.
mailing: 3333 NE 15th Avenue, Portland, OR 97212
Tax ID - EIN #27-0670834
Friday April 27
Lynn Fitch opens the festival with her world premiere, Marking Time. In the kalidescope of life, sometimes it's the music that sustains you. Lynn's journey unfolds to the sound scape of the Grateful Dead. Maybe you've seen Lynn perform at Urban Tellers. Now's your chance to see her tell a feature-length personal narrative.
Lawrence Howard has crafted a tale of Two Brothers. Two brothers grow up in the same house, with the same parents, yet they experience their parents and their childhoods so differently it almost seems they might have grown up on different planets.
workshopped his piece Mormon Redneck Thespian
at Fertile Gound earlier this year. Now it premieres as part of Singlehandedly! This is a story of overcoming abuse, drugs, and being a redneck, and starting on the path to normalcy.
Ryan Wolf Stroud is a narrative artist from the Pacific Northwest who draws upon an extraordinary range of experiences, from the White House to the underground and beyond. His story Homeward Bound is about family, loneliness, and belonging.