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July 2019

Original Practice Shakespeare Presents Taming of the Shrew at Irving Park (WIL FEST #5)

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Irving Park, N.E. Seventh Ave. and Fremont St.
Portland, OR 97212 United States
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Baptista’s daughter Bianca is beset with suitors… but can’t marry until after her shrewish sister Katherina. Bianca’s suitors pay the roguish Petruchio to marry Katherina, who works to tame his new wife’s wild tongue. Bianca’s suitors squabble (often in disguise), and Katherina returns to her sister’s wedding a perfect wife. OPS Fest brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare to parks and venues all over the Portland Metro area. The company uses the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England: limited rehearsal, scrolls in…

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Portland Queer Comedy Festival

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$70 – $125

The Portland Queer Comedy Festival is a multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy festival. Featuring five stages and over 40 comics — including Scott Thompson, Nico Santos, Sandra Valls, Erin Foley, Jen Kober, Dwayne Perkins, D'Lo and Jeffery Jay — Portland Queer Comedy Festival aims to bring the best and brightest talent in international LGBTQ stand-up comedy to Portland, while giving back to the community through non-profit initiatives. The venues are located near each others, creating a fun pub-crawl atmosphere! Locations…

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Original Practice Shakespeare Presents Richard III at Willamette Park (WIL FEST #6)

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Willamette Park, S.W. Macadam Ave. and Nebraska St.
Portland, OR 97239 United States
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After years of civil war, England is ruled by Yorkist Edward IV. His brother, Richard, coveting the throne, has his brother Clarence, nephews, wife, enemies, and friends killed on the way to ultimate power. At the Battle of Bosworth, he is defeated by the Tudor Richmond, who becomes Henry VII. OPS Fest brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare to parks and venues all over the Portland Metro area. The company uses the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England: limited rehearsal, scrolls in…

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Portland Queer Comedy Festival

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$70 – $125

The Portland Queer Comedy Festival is a multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy festival. Featuring five stages and over 40 comics — including Scott Thompson, Nico Santos, Sandra Valls, Erin Foley, Jen Kober, Dwayne Perkins, D'Lo and Jeffery Jay — Portland Queer Comedy Festival aims to bring the best and brightest talent in international LGBTQ stand-up comedy to Portland, while giving back to the community through non-profit initiatives. The venues are located near each others, creating a fun pub-crawl atmosphere! Locations…

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Free Shakespeare in the Park: “The Taming of the Shrew”

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on August 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Locations vary WA United States + Google Map
free

Metropolitan Performing Arts will host a free Theater in the Park series featuring Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." Shows will performed in three locations this summer around Vancouver. Admission is free. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and picnic dinner. A re-telling of the classic story, this gender-flipping production explores love, power, relationships and companionship and puts a new spin on Shakespeare’s comedy. Two sisters are well-known in the town of Padua: Bianca, the younger sister, is very popular and…

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Original Practice Shakespeare Presents Much Adoe About Nothing at Irving Park (WIL FEST #7)

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Irving Park, N.E. Seventh Ave. and Fremont St.
Portland, OR 97212 United States
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The Prince visits Leonato with his evil brother John. Beatrice and Benedick feud. Claudio plans to marry Hero. Folks gull Beatrice and Benedick into thinking the other loves him/her. John makes Hero appear unfaithful. Claudio spurns her at the alter. Hero fakes her death. John's plot is revealed. Everybody marries. OPS Fest brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare to parks and venues all over the Portland Metro area. The company uses the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England: limited rehearsal, scrolls in…

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Portland Queer Comedy Festival

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$70 – $125

The Portland Queer Comedy Festival is a multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy festival. Featuring five stages and over 40 comics — including Scott Thompson, Nico Santos, Sandra Valls, Erin Foley, Jen Kober, Dwayne Perkins, D'Lo and Jeffery Jay — Portland Queer Comedy Festival aims to bring the best and brightest talent in international LGBTQ stand-up comedy to Portland, while giving back to the community through non-profit initiatives. The venues are located near each others, creating a fun pub-crawl atmosphere! Locations…

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Free Shakespeare in the Park: “The Taming of the Shrew”

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 21, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on August 4, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 2:00pm

Locations vary WA United States + Google Map
free

Metropolitan Performing Arts will host a free Theater in the Park series featuring Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." Shows will performed in three locations this summer around Vancouver. Admission is free. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and picnic dinner. A re-telling of the classic story, this gender-flipping production explores love, power, relationships and companionship and puts a new spin on Shakespeare’s comedy. Two sisters are well-known in the town of Padua: Bianca, the younger sister, is very popular and…

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Original Practice Shakespeare Presents Loves Labour’s Lost at Laurelhurst Park (WIL FEST #8)

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Laurelhurst Park, S.E. Ankeny Street and Cesar E Chavez Boulevard
Portland, OR United States
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Forgetting the French Princess is arriving soon, King Ferdinand and friends swear off women, The courtiers are smitten. Letters are sent and confused. Berowne reasons ways out of the oath. The French court departs, but will return in one year to marry the King and courtiers… if they prove worthy. OPS Fest brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare to parks and venues all over the Portland Metro area. The company uses the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England: limited rehearsal, scrolls in…

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Original Practice Shakespeare Presents Macbeth at Laurelhurst Park (WIL FEST #9)

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Laurelhurst Park, S.E. Ankeny Street and Cesar E Chavez Boulevard
Portland, OR United States
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​Scottish lords Macbeth and Banquo meet witches who predict Macbeth will be King and Banquo father of kings. Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to kill King Duncan. Prince Malcolm escapes and Macbeth takes the throne. Macbeth orders Banquo killed. Lady Macbeth goes mad. Malcolm raises an English army that defeats Macbeth. OPS Fest brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare to parks and venues all over the Portland Metro area. The company uses the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England: limited rehearsal, scrolls in…

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Portland Queer Comedy Festival

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 21, 2019

WA United States + Google Map
$70 – $125

The Portland Queer Comedy Festival is a multi-day, multi-venue queer-performer focused comedy festival. Featuring five stages and over 40 comics — including Scott Thompson, Nico Santos, Sandra Valls, Erin Foley, Jen Kober, Dwayne Perkins, D'Lo and Jeffery Jay — Portland Queer Comedy Festival aims to bring the best and brightest talent in international LGBTQ stand-up comedy to Portland, while giving back to the community through non-profit initiatives. The venues are located near each others, creating a fun pub-crawl atmosphere! Locations…

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Auditions for “Death in High Heels”

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Magenta Theater, 1108 Main Street
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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free

The Megenta Theater seeks actors to audition for “Death in High Heels," a British play based on Christianna Brand’s debut crime novel of the same name. The play is by Richard Harris, directed by Dana Black, and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Magenta Theater’s fourth production of its 17th season will be presented Oct. 4-19. Auditions for the 10 roles and understudies will be held 6:30 p.m. July 22 at the theater. Magenta Theater embraces non-traditional casting.…

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Magenta Theater’s hosts auditions for “Death in High Heels”

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Magenta Theater, 1108 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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free

Magenta Theater, 1108 Main St., will host auditions for “Death in High Heels” at 6:30 p.m. July 22. “Death in High Heels” is a British play based on Christianna Brand’s debut crime novel of the same name. The play will run Oct. 4-19. There are ten roles with understudies to be filled. Magenta Theater embraces non-traditional casting. English accents will be used where applicable. Here's a brief synopsis: It's a big day at Christophe et Cie, a small couture house…

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Original Practice Shakespeare Presents Comedie of Errors at Irving Park (WIL FEST #10)

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Irving Park, N.E. Seventh Ave. and Fremont St.
Portland, OR 97212 United States
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Two sets of identical twins, masters (Antipholus) and servants (Dromio), were separated by shipwreck. Antipholus of Syracuse arrives in Ephesus and Adriana mistakes him for her husband (E.Antipholus).. S.Antipholus gets a gold chain E.Antipholus ordered, but then E.Antipholus is arrested for not paying. Confusion reigns until Antipholus' parents are found. OPS Fest brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare to parks and venues all over the Portland Metro area. The company uses the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England: limited rehearsal, scrolls in…

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Top Down Rooftop Cinema and Music at Portland State University

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 28, 2019

Portland State University PS2 Parking Structure, 1724 S.W. Broadway
Portland, WA 97205 United States
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$7.50 – $12.50

Top Down is returning to the Portland State University campus atop the PS2 parking structure at 1724 S.W. Broadway (the entrance to the stairs/rooftop is on the Sixth Avenue side of the building).  Complete film listings can be found at nwfilm.org/festivals/2019-top-down-rooftop-cinema/. Doors open at 7 p.m. with food and beverages available for purchase. Music begins at 8 p.m. and films begin at dusk. Entry for advance ticket holders is guaranteed until 8:30 p.m. (advance tickets ensure that you will not…

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Original Practice Shakespeare Presents Merry Wives of Windsor at Willamette Park (WIL FEST #11)

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Willamette Park, S.W. Macadam Ave. and Nebraska St.
Portland, OR 97239 United States
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​Falstaffe woos two wives simultaneously hoping they will shower their husbands’ money on him. Discovering this, they teach him a lesson using their wits and a jealous husband. Meanwhile, three suitors compete for Anne who, defying her parents, chooses for herself. All plots uncovered in a fairy filled finale. OPS Fest brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare to parks and venues all over the Portland Metro area. The company uses the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England: limited rehearsal, scrolls in hand,…

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Top Down Rooftop Cinema and Music at Portland State University

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until July 28, 2019

Portland State University PS2 Parking Structure, 1724 S.W. Broadway
Portland, WA 97205 United States
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$7.50 – $12.50

Top Down is returning to the Portland State University campus atop the PS2 parking structure at 1724 S.W. Broadway (the entrance to the stairs/rooftop is on the Sixth Avenue side of the building).  Complete film listings can be found at nwfilm.org/festivals/2019-top-down-rooftop-cinema/. Doors open at 7 p.m. with food and beverages available for purchase. Music begins at 8 p.m. and films begin at dusk. Entry for advance ticket holders is guaranteed until 8:30 p.m. (advance tickets ensure that you will not…

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Magenta Theater’s Rock Choir-Songs from the 1970s

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Magenta Theater, 1108 Main Street
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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$10 – $12

Magenta Theater’s rock choir is turning one year old. The company launched its choir at the 2018 fundraiser, followed by a Christmas 2018 production. Choir members and audience members urged Choir Director Erin Knittle, to continue the program because finally Magenta had something that non-actors could participate in – and have fun. So plans were made for an event featuring music from the youth of many of the choir members: the 1970s. Music for the family-friendly event includes favorites from…

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Magenta Theater’s 1970s Rock Choir

July 26 @ 7:30 pm
Magenta Theater, 1108 Main St.
Vancouver, WA United States
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$10 – $12

This musical event features music and costumes from the 70s, with artists such as  Queen, The Eagles, John Denver, The Village People, The Bee Gees and Styx. The choir will perform for one night only, July 26th at 7:30pm. Choir members include many familiar faces from the Magenta organization, such as ushers, directors, concessions workers, patrons and more. Tickets at $10 in advance and $12 at the door, and can be purchased at magentatheater.com.

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“Tonight Nothing” at Portland’s Coho Productions

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tonight Nothing is new work created and performed by Merideth Kaye Clark and Katherine Murphy Lewis that follows the paths of two long-term friends, Kaye and Em, who must find their way back to themselves and each other. From garage sales to a magical encounters in an attic this journey asks us to unpack the many ’things' that make up a legacy. What we leave, or don’t leave behind? and How on earth do we let go?
CoHo Theatre, 2257 N.W. Raleigh St.
Portland, OR United States
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$20

"Tonight Nothing" is new work created and performed by Merideth Kaye Clark and Katherine Murphy Lewis that follows the paths of two long-term friends, Kaye and Em, who must find their way back to themselves and each other. From garage sales to a magical encounters in an attic, this journey unpacks the many things that make up a legacy: what we leave, or don’t leave, behind...and how on earth we let go. Performances are July 26 through 28 at Coho…

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