Fertile Ground 2019

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Tue, 01/15/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Fertile Ground Festival
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Vortex
Theatre Diaspora
Theatre Diaspora
Theatre Vertigo
Essentials
The Undertaking
A preview of several theatre offerings for the 10th anniversary of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New works

Host Joseph Gallivan features theatre productions in the 10th anniversary of Fertile Ground, Portland's largest city-wide Festival of New Works. Fertile Ground 2019 Festival Director Nicole Lane gives us an overview of the festival. She is joined by performing artists Bill Wadhams about his musical theatre work with playwright Sue Mach called Vortex 1, Samson Syharath, writer, actor and producer of MediaRites' Theatre Diaspora production of Here on this Bridge: The—Ism Project,  Aaron Wheeler-Kay of Essentials from  Echo Theater Company and Tempos Contemporary Circus and Jessica Wallenfels creator of The Undertaking at Many Hats Collaboration.  Fertile Ground runs Jan 24 – Feb 3, 2019. Find out more at http://fertilegroundpdx.org/

FEATURED FERTILE GROUND FESTIVAL SHOWS HIGHLIGHTED IN THIS SPECIAL ONE-HOUR STAGE AND STUDIO

MUSICAL THEATRE WORK-IN-PROGRESS PERFORMANCE

Biodegradable Productions presents...

Vortex 1

Book & Lyrics by Sue Mach, Music by Bill Wadhams. Arranged by Reece Marshburn. Directed by Allen Nause

FESTIVAL DATE:  Jan 28 @ 7pm

VENUE: McMenamins Mission Theatre

TICKETS:  $10 suggested donation; or PWYC. BUY TICKETS: fertilegroundpdx.org

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MediaRites’ Theatre Diaspora presents  
Here on this Bridge: The—Ism Project

Original New Work by Josie Seid, Samson Syharath, Yasmin Ruvalcaba, Heather Raffo, Bonnie Ratner, Roberta Hunte and Dmae Roberts.
Directed by Catherine Ming T'ien Duffly

Performance Dates/Times: Jan. 24-26 and February 7-9 are 7:30pm and Jan, 27 & Feb. 10 are 2pm, 2019. (January shows are FG festival dates)
VENUE: Portland State University, Lincoln Hall, Boiler Room Theatre, 1620 SW Park Ave., Portland OR 97201

TICKETS:  $10-20; $5 Arts for All/Students

BUY TICKETS: fertilegroundpdx.orgMediaRites.org and TheatreDiaspora.org.

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FULLY STAGED WORLD PREMIERE

Theatre Vertigo presents

The Delays

By Sara Jean Accuardi 
Directed by Tamara Carroll. Commissioned by Theatre Vertigo

FESTIVAL DATES: Jan 25, 26, 31, Feb 1, 2 @ 7:30pm; Jan 27, Feb 3 @2pm

ADDITIONAL RUN DATES:  Runs Thursday-Saturday 7:30pm, Sundays at 2pm, through Feb 23. Special Industry Night Monday, Feb 11 @ 7:30pm

VENUE: Shoebox Theater, 2110 SE 10th Ave., Portland OR 97214

TICKETS:  $20; $10 students/seniors 65+; $5 Arts for All at door; PWYW Preview night 1/24

BUY TICKETS: https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=verti; (503) 482 8655

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CONTEMPORARY CIRCUS THEATER

STAGED WORKSHOP

Echo Theater Company presents...

Essentials

By Echo Theater Company and Tempos Contemporary Circus.

Ensemble Created. Directed by Kraig Mead & Aaron Wheeler-Kay

FESTIVAL DATES: Jan 25, Feb 1 @ 8pm; Jan 26, Feb 2 @ 7:30pm; Jan 27, Feb 3 @ 2pm

VENUE: Echo Theater, 1515 SE 37th Ave., Portland OR 97214

TICKETS: $10 -25 sliding scale

BUY TICKETS: fertilegroundpdx.org; 971-267-ECHO

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WORKSHOP PRODUCTION

Many Hats Collaboration presents  
The Undertaking
Conceived & Directed by Jessica Wallenfels

With text by Emily Gregory. Created in collaboration with actors JoAnn Johnson & Beth Thompson

FESTIVAL DATES: Jan 25 @ 8pm; Jan 26, 27 @ 7:30pm (Community Music Center); Feb 2 @ 7:30pm; Feb 3 @ 2pm (Lincoln Recital Hall)

VENUES: Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis St., Portland OR 97202 (Jan 25-27)

Lincoln Recital Hall, Room 75 (basement), 1620 SW Park Ave., Portland OR 97201 (Feb 2-3)

TICKETS:  $25 regular performances; $15 preview performance and all student/seniors

BUY TICKETS: fertilegroundpdx.org | (503) 893-9757

 
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