In order to keep things fresh, responsive, and surprising, we’ll be announcing show themes on a rolling basis. But mark your calendars, because the dates are all here and ready! Social media can be inundating, so here it is for you, succinct and straightforward:

WHAT: 2019 -2020 Playback Theater PDX Season
WHERE: Resound NW, 1532 SW Jefferson St. Portland, OR 97201. Resound NW is not wheelchair accessible.
WHEN: Fridays! The house will open at 7pm, and curtain is at 7:30pm with a 90 minute run time. Remainng dates are as follows: 12/13/19, 1/24/20, 2/14/20, 3/13/20, 4/10/20, & 5/8/20.
BUY-IN: Presale ticketing will be available on a sliding scale of $12-$15, and tickets will be $20 at the door. 

Interested in a season pass? FANTASTIC!!! Simply send an email to for details. 

This season, we will have new ways for you to interact with the company and with Playback including training and open rehearsals, so keep your eyes peeled and your hearts open.


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Playback Theater of Portland, OR is presenting an innovative, engaging, and highly effective program called Dare to Act! This program is designed for youth ages 6-16 to combat bullying and violence in all forms in their school and community. Click the button on the right to donate to the program today.

Curious about what a Playback Theater performance is like?

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What is Playback, you ask?

Playback theater is an improvisational form of theater whereby audience members tell stories from their lives and watch them enacted on the spot by actors and musicians. Playback is a vehicle not only of personal expression, but a way to create a future – It is powerful and creative, allowing diverse voices to be heard and respected. For more info, click here.

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