Happy February to our Loyal Patrons!

The definition of fertile:  Producing or bearing many crops in great quantities: PRODUCTIVE Characterized by great resourcefulness of thought or imagination: INVENTIVE A fertile mind:  PLENTIFUL There is no better way to describe what you will experience on our stage. We are very proud to share a reading of the 2020 Portland Civic Theatre Guilds New Play Award Winner, Recent Unsettling Events by Andrea…

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Portland Civic Theatre Guild New Play Award 2021

The Portland Civic Theatre Guild is seeking submissions from Portland Metro Area playwrights for a new play as part of Fertile Ground 2021.Submissions will be accepted starting February 1, 2020Submission deadline is July 27, 2020. DETAILS• The Portland Civic Theatre Guild will produce a reading of the selected new play by a Portland metro area…

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Snowy Days!

Weather policy: in the event of bad weather, our policy is to follow the Portland Public School’s weather closure. Meaning if they are closed, or have a late opening, we will have to cancel the performance and reschedule it. Listen to the news in the morning, the PPS closure/late start announcements go out really early.

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Recent Unsettling Events by Andrea Stolowitz, is the Portland Civic Theatre Guild’s New Play Award Selection for 2020 Fertile Ground: A City Wide Festival of New Works.

The Portland Civic Theatre Guild is delighted to announce that Recent Unsettling Events by Portland playwright Andrea Stolowitz will be the 2020 Fertile Ground New Play reading for the Portland Civic Theatre Guild’s Readers Theatre, Tuesday morning, February 4 at 10:30 am and February 5 at 7:30 pm, at The Sanctuary, home of triangle! Theatre…

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Fertile Ground 2020. We are seeking submissions deadline is August 1, 2019.

Portland Area Playwrights! Do you have a new play you would like read for Fertile Ground 2020? The Portland Civic Theatre Guild is seeking submissions from Portland Metro Area playwrights for a new play as part of Fertile Ground 2020. Submission deadline is August 1, 2019. DETAILS • The Portland Civic Theatre Guild will produce…

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2019 Award Winners

Mary Brand, founded the Portland Civic Theatre Guild in 1958. This $2000 Mary Brand Award is directed to individuals and programs that involve young people in theatre education as participants, observers, or students. This year’s grant will go towards teaching young artists how to choose, direct and produce their own work while being mentored by…

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2018 Leslie O. Fulton Fellowship Report Prepared by: Patrick Walsh

5/24/19 Much like theatre, oftentimes life does not go as planned. My original proposal to the Portland Civic Theatre Guild was to work with the Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble; helping to create a Shakespeare play within Queensland Correctional Facility in Australia. This was a trip that I was beyond excited about and had carefully worked on…

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2019-20 Season featuring three Portland playwrights

The Portland Civic Theatre Guild presents Featuring four intriguing plays from the world stage, and introducing three outstanding new works by Portland area playwrights!  October 1     Crooked Numbers **                                        by Ellen Margolis  directed by Micki Selvitella     …

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The Portland Civic Theatre Guild applications for awards and fellowships totaling $10,000.

The Portland Civic Theatre Guild renames The Portland Civic Theatre Award in Support of Theatre and seeks applications for awards and fellowships totaling $10,000. In honor of the memory of our inspirational member Isabella Chappell, the Portland Civic Theatre Guild announces that the Portland Civic Theatre Award in Support of Theatre will now be named the Isabella Chappell Award in Support of Theatre.…

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