Nansen of the North

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When I was a boy growing up in the New York area, I was always drawn to the North. North was the direction of the Catskills where I went to summer camp and the Adirondacks where we went fishing and camping. North was the direction the compass pointed, north was where to find the North Star. North was where Sam …

The Fremont, Our New Home

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As our 12th season approaches, Portland Story Theater is excited to be moving to a new venue: the beautiful, brand-new Fremont Theater! After two full seasons at the cavernous, 375-seat Alberta Abbey, we are stoked to be moving back to a smaller, more intimate space. Located at the corner of NE 24th and Fremont, just nine blocks from Portland Story …

Will You Marry Me?

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As long as there has been a Portland Story Theater, there has been a Valentine’s Day show. The very first one we did was called “All The Wrong Places,” at the Miracle Theater in 2005. We’ve never missed a year since, and every Valentine’s show we’ve done has been unique and memorable in some way, but the one that really …