Urban Tellers®

Click here to buy tickets!To paraphrase playwright, Tarell Alvin McCraney, “This is theater as community. It is holy theater not because it exalts something on high, but because for the time onstage, the audience and the storyteller are one, and all those people, though each seeing and hearing it slightly differently, are following the same course and going on a journey together.”

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

Coming Up

Portland Shows
Buy $15 ADV TIX
TIX are $18 day of show

First Fridays at The Fremont
Brews, Bites, Jazz, and Stories
2393 NE Fremont
October 7, November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, June 2

November 3
Literary Arts Lit Crawl at The Newmark

On The Road Comes Home
January 6, 2017

February 3, 2017

March 3, 2017

March 25 On The Road
The Dalles Civic Auditorium
The Dalles, Oregon
Tickets $10

April 7, 2017 at The Fremont Theater
April 8, 2017 at The Old Church
Immigrant | Refugee Edition

Supported by the Oregon Cultural Trust
and The Collins Foundation

Interested in Participating this Fall?
Read Our Invitation

May 5, 2017

June 2, 2017 Invitational


Portland Story Theater’s Urban Tellers®

At Urban Tellers® listeners are invited to embark on a shared experience that is a potent blend of vulnerability and heart. It’s an evening of discovery, connection, and honesty woven together in a tapestry of shared experiences.

Read a review of Urban Tellers® by Oregon Arts Watch

Here’s what audiences are saying…

    “The experience was truly wonderful. My friend and I enjoyed the stories.” ~Crystal G.

    “Loved this experience! I had a fantastic time.” ~Laura A.

    “What a wonderful, exciting, and fresh approach to entertainment. I love Portland Story Theater!” ~Juliene L.

Many of our stories are available for viewing on our YouTube channel. You can downloaded our stories as Podcasts from SoundCloud or iTunes. Enjoy!