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Note: We are starting at 6:15 for the social part of the evening. The play starts at 7:30. Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed Adapted by Nia Vardalos Co-conceived by Marshall Heyman, Thomas Kail and Nia Vardalos Directed by Rose Riordan “A heart-tugging, emotionally rewarding evening.” —The Huffington Post A celebration of the simple beauty of being human, this funny and deeply touching exploration of resilience is based on Cheryl Strayed’s (Wild) journey as the beloved anonymous advice columnist for “Dear Sugar.” Over the years, thousands of people turned to Sugar for words of wisdom, compassion and hope. At first unsure of herself, Sugar found a way to weave her own life experiences together with the deep yearning and heartrending questions from her readers. Brilliantly adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, the Academy Award-nominated writer of My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Note: Please only RSVP once you have purchased your tickets and are sure you will attend. If your plans change please let me know so I will know how many people to expect. Thank you.
By Mary Kathryn Nagle Directed by Molly Smith Crossing Mnisose (pronounced “mini-so-shay”) tells the story of one of America's first feminists, Sacajawea, and draws a line from a completely original view of Lewis and Clark to the present day, as descendants of the Dakota and Lakota Nations continue their fight for the Mnisose (or what Europeans named the “Missouri River”) and the lands that contain the burials of their ancestors. From celebrated playwright, activist and attorney Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee Nation), whose Manahatta captivated audiences at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Note: Please only RSVP once you have your tickets and are sure you will attend. If your plans change please let me know so I will know how many to expect. Thank You.
Note: I have indicated the start time as 12:30 which is for lunch. The play starts at 2:00. Forget nothing. Regret nothing. By David Hare “One of Hare’s finest ... bitingly funny and often deeply affecting.” —The Daily Telegraph Frances was the dutiful wife. Madeleine was the not-so-dutiful mistress. In this sardonically funny comedy, Frances and Madeleine – two women of a certain age – meet face-to-face and find common ground in their independence from the man they unknowingly shared. Featuring Portland favorites Sharonlee McLean (The Receptionist and 25 others at The Armory) and Gretchen Corbett (Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest). We will meet at 12:30 at The Armory Cafe for lunch before the play. Note: Please only RSVP once you have your tickets and are sure you will be coming. If your plans change please let me know so I will know how many to expect. Thank you.
By Karen Zacarías “Native Gardens is a true breath of comic fresh air.” —DC Theatre Scene In this hilarious hot-button comedy, cultures and gardens clash, turning well-intentioned neighbors into feuding enemies. When a questionable fence line puts a prize-worthy garden in jeopardy, neighborly rivalry escalates into an all-out border dispute, challenging everyone’s notions of race, privilege, class and good taste. From the outrageous mind of playwright Karen Zacarías, whose play Destiny of Desire was a hit at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Note: Please purchase your tickets before you RSVP and let me know if your plans change so I will know how many to expect. Thank you.