Portland Story Theater Launches 12th Season
[Portland, OR—June 20, 2016]—Portland Story Theater launches its 12th season in a beautiful brand new venue, The Fremont Theater, on NE Fremont Street at 24th Avenue.
Intimate. Charming. Air-conditioned!
“This venue is perfect for our brand of storytelling,” says Portland Story Theater founder Lawrence Howard. The Fremont plans to have a capacity of 150 including a balcony over the bar. Owner Dave Shur and partner Johnny Keener are committed to making the place a landmark performance venue offering both kid shows during the day and adult shows in the evenings. Located in the Irvington-Alameda neighborhood, just a few blocks away from Portland Story Theater’s Story House, where many of their workshops are held. Portland Story Theater opens at The Fremont on Friday, October 7th with live jazz from their house band when the doors open at 7 pm and stories at 8 pm.
Besides a change in venue, Portland Story Theater’s Urban Tellers® shows are moving to first Fridays, October through June. In late October, look for a special Halloween party. In January, the Armchair Adventurer continues with four performances as part of the city-wide Fertile Ground Festival. In the Mainstage program, Kiss & Tell gets everyone in the mood with two nights of Valentine’s shows, and Luck of the Irish returns for a St. Paddy’s celebration for the third year in a row. All shows are recommended for 21+. Still only $15 in advance. Tickets will be available online August 1st.
Portland Story Theater’s 12th Season Opens at The FremontUrban Tellers®
At Urban Tellers®, you’ll have the chance to witness the profound, true stories of the people of Portland.
First Fridays: October 7, November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2
Armchair Adventurer (part of the city-wide Fertile Ground Festival)
We’re going bi-polar this time with the story of Fridtjof Nansen, Arctic explorer, humanitarian, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
January 20, 21, 27, 28
Halloween Party (Special Event) October 28
Kiss & Tell, Valentine’s February 10 and 11
Luck of the Irish, St. Paddy’s March 10
Portland Story Theater was fortunate to receive funding from the Autzen, Miller, and Kinsman foundations to support their touring program, On The Road, which travels throughout the state of Oregon, making workshops and shows available to places that don’t typically get to experience live storytelling.
Portland Story Theater is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which strives to make the narrative arts an integral part of Portland’s rich cultural identity. Founded in 2004, the organization is committed to bringing an authentic story and theater experience to enrich, inspire, challenge and expand Portland’s urban environment through the narrative arts. For more information, browse pdxstorytheater.org, email us , or call us at 503-284-2226.