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The music and theatre scene in Portland is iconic and many famous artists perform all year round in the city. The city’s theatre culture is well known, and tourists can enjoy a drink in one of the microbreweries or coffee shops after watching the best plays in Portland. Broadway shows such as ‘Wicked’, ‘Come Away from Me’, and ‘School of Rock’ are some of the biggest productions of Broadway in Portland which one cannot miss. Portland’s performing arts draws inspiration from the rich history of the city and adds colors to the shows and acts that are put up in the theatres, like the Portland musicals which are always a unique homegrown experience. There is a modern twist to iconic plays and some classics which are regularly shown in various live theatres in Portland.
Portland has a myriad of options for both tourists and residents alike when it comes to Portland’s performing arts and musicals. There are many theatres dotted across the city where plays happen daily. Some of the famous theatres are Keller Auditorium, Newmark Theatre, and Winningstad Theater. Attending a play is a sensory delight as the sets are spectacular and the actors are extremely versatile and talented. If you are traveling alone in Portland, you can enjoy a performance in the Portland Centre for Performing Arts and have a great evening. Apart from this Portland also hosts The Portland Film Festival and Portland International Film Festival every year. Both these festivals are must-see events as it is not only a platform for upcoming directors and artists to showcase their work but also a chance for individuals to see some amazing offbeat films.
A great way to spend a weekend and unwind in Portland is by attending a live theatre in Portland along with a scrumptious dinner. Apart from the Waterfront, Japanese Garden and Coffee Houses, Portland also offers many iconic restaurants which also a stage for a stand-up comedy have shown or a small play. Some of the famous dining theatres include The Dining Detective Murder Mystery Show where you can solve crime and have a good meal. Similarly, The Hawthorne Theatre and Lounge host regular shows on comedy, drama, and mystery to packed audiences in Portland.
Sometimes a great way to de-stress is by picking up a new skill and working at it. One of the best ways to do this is by attending a workshop in Portland theatre. You can also plan a fun weekend with the family by also signing up for a creative workshop which you can attend together with your loved ones and spend some quality time. Express yourself, meet new people and pick up a new hobby by attending any of the workshops that happen throughout the city. Events are also buzzing constantly in the city which includes Jazzy Mitchell, Musings of a woman, PoC Comedy Workshop with Katie Ngyugen and many more. Check out AllEvents.in to get to know about happening plays and theatre events in Portland
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