MISS. MURDER

A Vertigo Wildcard Workshop Production

Thursday Aug 30th-Saturday September 1st 

7:30pm

A new cast and new script we will create a whole set of monologues from some of the most infamous killers. Ms. Murder will focus on female serial killers including August Gein
(inspiration for Norman Bates mother), Nannie Doss (Black Widow killer), Amelia Dyer
(famously killed over 300 babies), as well as the reprisal of Aileen Wuornos and Genene Jones.

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MASS MURDER 

A Vertigo After Dark Production

Friday September 7th, 10:30pm

Join us for a late night exhibition of selected readings from the original Mass Murder first created and produced by Vertigo during our first season here in Portland. You, the jury, are invited to spend an intimate evening with the most notorious serial killers of the twentieth century where you decide between fiction or fact.

This will be performed in tandem with our newest Wildcard series, Miss Murder. Created in the same style as Mass Murder, Miss Murder features an all female cast of famous serial killers eager to share their stories with you.

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A MAP OF VIRTUE

By: Erin Courtney

Directed by: Emilie Landmann

THEATRE VERTIGO MAINSTAGE SEASON

October 19th-November 17th 

Thursday-Saturdays 7:30pm

Sundays 2pm

Special Industry Night Monday Nov, 12th 7:30pm

After a Hitchcockian swarm of bird descends upon Mark and Sarah’s lives, they can’t deny the mysterious forces that continue to push them together and eventually lead to an event that will scar them for the rest of their lives. Part interview, part comedy, part thriller. This 2012 Obie award winning play has been described as "one of the most terrifying plays of the past decade" by the New York Times.

"A haunting, romantic story with a mystery at its center."
The New York Times

"A piece of poetry whose form sculpts its content into a dynamic piece of art."
The Huffington Post

"The play's flights of imagination pull you up for a ride."
Time Out New York

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THE DELAYS

By: Sara Jean Accuardi

Directed by: Tamera Carroll

THEATRE VERTGO MAINSTAGE SEASON

Janurary 24-February 23rd

Thursday-Saturdays 7:30pm

Sundays 2pm

Special Industry Night Monday Febrary 11th, 7:30pm

How did you become who you are today, and what dreams have you let go? In an airport, where everyone is busy going somewhere, The Delays focuses on a group going nowhere. Taking place around the new year, and traveling back ten years, and then another ten years, the past lives of these characters slowly reveal themselves, while asking bigger questions.Written by local playwright, Sara Jean Accuardi, following tradition of our winter commissioned works.

"Messy and real, Accuardi treats all her characters with the respect they deserve without being afraid to let them be hurt and hurt each other."
Nicholas Vasilios Pappas

"...Not only is Accuardi memorable... but Accuardi's talent and work ethic also made her stand out."
Kate Loftesness, The Oregonian

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A DARK SKY FULL OF STARS

By: Don Zolidis

Directed by: Tracy Cameron Francis

THEATRE VERTIGO MAINSTAGE SEASON

April 12th-May 11th

Thursday-Saturdays 7:30pm

Sundays 2pm

Special Industry Night Monday May 6th, 7:30pm

A play about a young man, Brandon, who is always in and out of trouble. Until he is shot in the back by a member of his community. Through the perspectives of his family, friends and girlfriend we learn the circumstances of a young American man’s life and how seemingly unrelated events culminate in cutting it short. A cast of 6 diverse women bring to life the story of what we do when someone is lost violently and unexpectedly.

“Masterfully done..It’s an issue we are all thinking about and feeling strongly about. And, as is always the case, there are no simple, easy answers.”
Kyle Haden, Artistic Director of Ashland New Plays Festival

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