Down the closing stretch: Highlights of remaining 2014 Portland theatre season

Though any effort to decree when a season officially starts or ends will be artificial, with Portland’s Drammy Awards falling in early June each year, it’s tempting to define the annual theatre cycle as running June through May. If you agree, then here are a few highlights of what’s still to come in 2014.

3.28 – 4.19 Third Rail Repertory Theatre – MIDSUMMER by David Greig and Gordon McIntyre
4.3-27 Action/Adventure – SIDEKICKS 8 PM Thursday-Sunday
4.3-26 Action/Adventure – PILOT SEASON 10 PM Thursday – Saturday
4.5 – 5.11 Portland Center Stage – OTHELLO by Bill Shakes
4.7 Boom Arts – Theatre in Uganda & Rwanda: Commemoration, Complexity, & Collaboration
4.8 – 5.11 Artists Repertory Theatre – THE QUALITY OF LIFE by Jane Anderson
4.11-13 Boom Arts – APPOINTMENT WITH GOD by Deborak Asiimwe – The US visa process from an African perspective
4.11 – 5.10 Theatre Vertigo – POOL (NO WATER) by Mark Ravenhill
4.22-23 – Boom Arts – Guillermo Calderón in Oregon
4.26 – 6.22 Portland Center Stage – THE LAST FIVE YEARS by Jason Robert Brown
4.30 – 6.1 Portland Playhouse – AFTER THE REVOLUTION by Amy Herzog
5.2-24 Coho Productions – MAPLE & VINE by Jordan Harrison
5.8-11 Boom Arts – A KADDISH FOR BERNIE MADOFF by Alicia Jo Rabins
5.9-17 Portland Opera – THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
5.20 – 6.22 Artists Repertory Theatre – THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD by John Millington Synge
5.29 – 6.15 Profile Theatre – BURIED CHILD by Sam Shepard
5.30 – 6.22 Third Rail Repertory Theatre – THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE by Martin McDonagh