2017 Proscenium Live!

For the third year in a row, Portland Shakespeare Project and Proscenium Journal, in association with Artists Repertory Theatre, are hosting the

Proscenium Live Festival of New Work

August 4, 5 and 6

Artists Repertory Theatre, Alder Stage 


 All performances are free!
No ticket reservations are necessary and
seating is general admission.


August 4 – 7:30 pm
Artist Repertory Theatre’s Table|Room|Stage Selection and 
Oregon Play Prize Winner  
by Steve Rathje
Directed by Michael Mendelson
Cast Members:  Chris Harder*, Crystal Munoz*, Sarah Overman*, Claire Rigsby, Josh Weinstein*

August 5 – 7:30 pm
by C.S. Whitcomb
Directed by Michael Mendelson
Cast Members:  Claire Aldridge, Bobby Bermea*, Michel Castillo, Anthony Green, Matt Sepeda, Juliana Torres, Lolly Ward*, Danielle Weathers*, Mamie Wilhelm

August 6 – 7:30 pm
Three New Plays, 
Commissioned by Portland Shakespeare Project and Proscenium Journal
 A Maid of Venice
by Alex Merilo
Directed by Josh Rippy
Cast Members:  John Corr, Chris Kazamar*, Claire Rigsby
Coyote Play
by Susan Mach
Directed by Josh Rippy
Cast Members:  Bobby Berrmea*, Lauren Hanover*, Steve Rathje, Samson Syharath,
Danielle Weathers*, Mamie Wilhelm

Patchwork Dreams
by Patrick Wohlmut
Directed by Brenda Hubbard
Cast Members:  John Corr, Robert Hamm*, Sarah Overman*, Steve Rathje, Lolly Ward*

*Member, Actors’ Equity Association, the professional union of actors and stage managers.

This event is being produced by Proscenium Journal, in partnership with Portland Shakespeare Project, and in association with Artists Repertory Theatre.
The festival is supported in part by an Ozy Genius Award, awarded to Steve Rathje by Ozy Media, and by Portland Shakespeare Project.  
In keeping with Proscenium Journal’s mission to expose playwrights and new plays to the largest audience possible, all performances are free!