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 2017-2018 Season

Saturday, March 10
Luck of The Irish
The Old Church Concert Hall

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 wonderful evening of traditional music and stories. Elizabeth Nicholson, harpist and singer and Bob Soper fiddler and singer return with their mesmerizing traditional Irish music. Stories and limericks told by Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy with special guests, Irish speakers Bruce Kenny and Bob Burke. ADVANCE TICKETS

Saturday, February 10
Valentine’s at The Old Church Concert Hall
Kiss and Tell
This is Portland Story Theater’s longest running show and 2018 marks it’s 14th production. Kiss & Tell is always a lot of fun. Musical entertainment by our house band, Tonight’s Special. Photo Booth. Love Note Lottery. And stories told by some of your favorites, including Warren McPherson, Beth Rogers, Sukita Crimmel, Kathy Gillis, Beth Duckles, and Cindy McGean. Hosted by Lawrence Howard and Lynne Duddy. ADVANCE TICKETS

Saturday, July 22
Farmhouse Performances
(Beaverton Area)
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.