2014/15 at Artists Rep

Posted by sara hennessy on Saturday, March 1, 2014 Under: Theatre
As my last two posts prove, I have been neglecting updating my website.  I'm happy to announce my second season--the 2014/15 season--at Artists Rep.  2015/16 planning begins!


Intimate Apparel
by Lynn Nottage
Guest Director TBA
Sept 9 – Oct 5
Portland Premiere 
A riveting, romantic tale by this Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright about the empowerment of Esther, an African American seamstress in 1905 NYC, who creates exquisite lingerie for both Fifth Avenue boudoirs and tenderloin bordellos.           
Alder Stage

by Carlos Lacamara
Directed by Dámaso Rodriguez
Sept 30 – Oct 26
NW Premiere 
When a storm leaves their tiny vessel helplessly adrift at sea, tension escalates as six Cuban refugees find themselves in a desperate battle against the elements, each other and their past. 
Morrison Stage 

Blithe Spirit
Noël Coward
Guest Director TBA
Nov 25 – Dec 21
Otherworldly Classic 
This comedic masterpiece will haunt our holiday season. Vana O’Brien in a role she was born to play as the eccentric clairvoyant who inadvertently summons spirits from the beyond. 
Alder Stage 

by Nina Raine 
Directed by Dámaso Rodriguez
Feb 3 – Mar 1
Portland Premiere A scintillating drama about Billy, the only deaf member of his family, as his search for belonging sparks fierce and often funny tensions at home. 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. 
Alder Stage 

The Invisible Hand 
by Ayad Akhtar
Directed by Allen Nause
Mar 10 – Apr 5
NW Premiere co-produced with Seattle’s ACT Theatre
The 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright’s tense plot involves a kidnapped American “futures” trader in Pakistan playing the market for his life. 
Morrison Stage 

The Price 
by Arthur Miller
Guest Director TBA
Mar 31 – Apr 26
Rare Revival  
In this seldom-seen masterpiece, two estranged brothers must sift through a lifetime of their deceased father’s possessions as they negotiate with a mysterious buyer.           
Alder Stage

4000 Miles 
by Amy Herzog
Guest Director TBA
Apr 28 – May 24
NW Premiere 
A cross-country bike trip from the Pacific NW brings 21-year old Leo, unannounced, to his 91-year old grandmother’s West Village apartment. These unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder and ultimately reach each other. 2013 Pulitzer Finalist. 
Morrison Stage 

The Liar 
by David Ives, adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille
Guest Director TBA
May 26 – June 21
Northwest Premiere 
From the brilliant comedic mind of David Ives (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur) comes a hilarious“transla-daptation” of the 17th Century French romp, replete with mistaken identities and tangled truths.  

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