Heat Advisory: Sunday Performances

Due to the heat advisory in place throughout the Portland Metro Area for Sunday through Monday, the Sunday July 29th performance of The Complete Works will be cancelled. Concordia’s gorgeous central green does not ensure sufficient protection from the heat for...
The Wanton Summer Air

The Wanton Summer Air

There are many varietals of outdoor, free performance. This f*cked up city is home to many companies, with many different flavors of what role Shakespeare ought to play in our communal cultural life. I’ve always been fondest of PAE’s gentle, somewhat...

The Romeo and Juliet Journey

  The first time I was cast in this play, I was living in San Diego for the summer, studying and performing with the British-American Youth Festival Theater. It seems unremarkable now, in this age of instagrams and overflowing selfie caches, but for my younger...
Announcing Our 49th Season!

Announcing Our 49th Season!

Portland Actors Ensemble/Shakespeare in the Parks is proud to announce our 49th season! For the first time since 2007, we’re proud to present Romeo and Juliet as our Twilight Tragedie.¬†For this classic story of doomed love amidst communal strife, director Erica...

Closing Weekend at Reed!

Three more chances to see The Winter’s Tale! We welcome you to a performance this weekend! Shows start at 3 PM on Saturday, Sunday, and Labor Day Monday. ¬†Performances are on the shady south lawn near Eliot Hall (off SE Woodstock Boulevard). It is...
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