15 Years of Story Love

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Our 2018-2019 season begins on October 5th. We’re delighted to be returning to The Old Church with a whole new line-up of real, true stories told face to face, eye to eye, and heart to heart. Our live storytelling shows create a sense of community – an extraordinarily rare experience in this digital age. Urban Tellers® is back stronger than …

Response to Our Podcasts

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5 Stars! “Love these podcasts! You get a better feel for the storyteller and how they develop their story. So fun!” “I love this podcast! You get a story, then the story (and voice) behind the story. If you enjoy authentic storytelling, you’ll want to subscribe to this one.” “As a former Portland resident, I am extremely grateful for the …

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2017 Year in Review

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Happy New Year! We hope 2018 is going well for you — all 11 days of it so far. We hope that you’ll take our advice and forget the resolutions. Think about living intentionally instead. What matters to you this year? Do that. Everyone at Portland Story Theater thanks you for your continued support. We are grateful for you — …

Urban Tellers® Podcast Schedule

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Subscribe to our podcast right now so you won’t miss a thing! We’ve been hard at work creating a new weekly podcast program, naturally called Urban Tellers®. This podcast features in-depth, unscripted interviews with our storytellers. You’ll get to hear their stories, plus get an inside view into the people, the process, and the story behind the story. David Dale …

On The Road Coming Home

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It started as a simple idea: Portland Story Theater would go on the road. We would take our stories to places that had never experienced the art form of storytelling quite like ours. We tell stories, real, true stories – what we call personal narratives. Stories that are about our lives. Stories that matter and have meaning. We would take …

On The Road

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There is this word CODDIWOMPLE. It’s a verb and it means to travel in a purposeful manner towards a vague destination. I love this word. It was a favorite of our long-time fan, Petter Moe, a Norwegian immigrant and ‘best dad’ to Talen Nikolai Moe, one of our On The Road storytellers. I love this word because it captures so …

Portland Story Theater’s 2016-2017 Season

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Ever come to that crossroad in life where you just want everything to be more fun, more profound, just more? Are you haunted by that nagging question, “Is this all there is?” I know it’s not just me. I know we’re all searching for something… more. That’s where Portland Story Theater comes in. It fulfills the ‘more’ of life: a …

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2015 Year in Review

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Thank you for a fabulous 2015! Everyone at Portland Story Theater is grateful for you — our listeners, our storytellers, our donors, our volunteers — everyone who believes that supporting this art form makes the world a better place, one real, true story at a time. It was a whirlwind year for Portland Story Theater, and we have a lot to celebrate! We had over 5,000 …