Portland Story Theater’s Mainstage is a program that fosters the art of storytelling. Mainstage features stories by audience favorites who have worked with us before either in Urban Tellers®, our artist-in-residence program, or our Solo Festival, Singlehandedly. Each Mainstage show features storytellers who develop and shape their stories using our unique collaborative process. Beyond mere theatrical experience, beyond mere entertainment, Portland Story Theater is an ever-growing community telling stories that matter.

All shows 21+ unless specifically noted. Listener Discretion Advised.

Portland Story Theater Mainstage 2016-2017 Season

Friday, October 28
Halloween Benefit Party
To kick-off our Mainstage shows, Portland Story Theater is hosting an amazing Halloween benefit party with Hats — Costumes — Music — Stories and more!

Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11
Kiss and Tell, Valentine’s
Looking for something different than the standard dinner-and-a-movie date this Valentine’s? With sizzling hot, scintillating stories of sexy, spicy romance, Kiss & Tell is an experience like no other. Musical entertainment by Eric Stern, operatic tenor, accordionist, oudist, and composer. Stories told by Warren McPherson, Donna Zerner, Amanda Trudell, Frank Engel, and Stefanie Brown. Hosted by Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy.

Friday, March 10
Luck of The Irish
Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in true Irish fashion with plenty of music, rambunctious entertainment, and stories that are sure to lighten your spirit. Fueled by the legacy of Irish legend, luck, and love, this evening promises to be a rollicking good time for all. Musical entertainment by Brian Ó hAirt, bodhrán, whistle, and singer, Elizabeth Nicholson, harpist, guitar, and singer, Bob Soper fiddler and singer, and Jake Grieco, flute, whistle, guitar. Stories and limericks told by Lynn Fitch, Beth Rogers, Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy.

Saturday, July 22
Farmhouse Performances
(Beaverton Area ~ MAP)
You’re in for a treat. Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy will be a part of the Farmhouse Performances this Summer. You can participate in our 2-hour storytelling workshop, or come to the workshop and stay for the show, or just come to the show! Lawrence and Lynne will be telling some of their favorite personal narratives.
Tickets: Workshop & Show
Tickets: Show Only