The end is near

Not of the world or the Mayan calendar – but of the 2012-13 Portland theatre season.

It ain’t over yet. But according to the arbitrary convention that decrees the annual season shall end in May (followed closely by the Drammy Awards), we’ve got about 2 1/2 months to go.

So here’s a selected list of what to watch for.

3.14 – 4.7 Portland Playhouse – MOTHER TERESA IS DEAD by Helen Edmundson
3.27 Boom Arts – THE COLEMAN FAMILY’S OMISSION by Claudio Tolcachir reading
3.29-30 Slingshot at Portland Center Stage
4.5-13 Reed College – EURYDICE by Sarah Ruhl
4.5 Back Fence PDX – BUT WAIT, IT GETS WORSE | 5 TRUTHS AND A LIE at Mission Theater
4.6 Back Fence PDX – RUSSIAN ROULETTE at Disjecta
4.6 – 5.5 Portland Center Stage – CLYBOURNE PARK by Bruce Norris
4.10-28 Portland Actors Conservatory – SUBURBIA by Eric Bogosian
4.12-27 The Aces at Theater! Theatre!
4.12 – 5.5 Third Rail Repertory Theatre – THE ALIENS by Annie Baker
4.14-27 NT Live at Third Rail Rep – PEOPLE by Alan Bennett
4.23 – 6.16 Portland Center Stage – THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF PORTLAND by Lauren Weedman
4.24-27 Lewis and Clark College – Theatre Thesis Festival
5.2 – 6.2 Hand2Mouth Theatre / Portland Playhouse – THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS by John Schmor and Jonathan Walters
5.3 – 6.9 Northwest Classical Theatre Company – THE SEAGULL by Anton Chekhov
5.8-26 Profile Theatre – MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! by Athol Fugard
5.10 – 6.8 Theatre Vertigo – ALOHA, SAY THE PRETTY GIRLS by Naomi Iizuka
5.10 – 6.15 defunkt theatre – THE CHILDREN’S HOUR by Lillian Hellman
5.24 – 6.1 Portland State University – THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHUAN by Bertolt Brecht
5.28 – 6.30 Portland Center Stage – SOMEWHERE IN TIME
5.28 – 6.30 world premiere Artists Repertory Theatre – ITHAKA by Andrea Stolowitz
5.31 – 6.16 Third Rail Repertory Theatre – A BRIGHT NEW BOISE by Samuel D. Hunter