NO FILTER IMPROV

Friday June 22nd, 10:30pm

Friday July 20th, 10:30pm

Friday August 3rd, 10:30pm

Join company members Kaia Maarja Hiller, Jacquelle Davis and Gary Strong alongisde Andrew Beck, Cassie Greer, and Peter Schuyler as No Filter Improv takes on late night. Our past few shows in the Shoebox have been downright scandalous but they keep asking us back for some reason. Their loss is your gain! Join us for an evening of improvised comedy, havoc, and questionable morals.

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AMBITION PUFF'D

Friday July 6th, 10:30pm

“We bring forth weeds when our quick minds lie still.” Antony and Cleopatra, Act 1, Scene 2

Enjoy an evening of carefully selected Shakespearean monologues, scenes, and fights! Performed by professional and respectable Portland actors.

That’s Act One.

Intermission: The cast get more baked than Chiron and Demetrius.

Act Two: "Is this my hand I see before me?"

A one time only, late night event of HIGH-class theatre, that we'ed really like you to see.

Featuring
Alwynn Accuardi
David Bellis-Squires
Amber Bogdewiecz
Tyharra Cozier
Jacquelle Davis
Shannon Mastel
Ken Yoshikawa

With special appearance by
K.Mun

Directed by Joel Patrick Durham

“The vaporous night approaches.”

$15 General Admission

$75 VI Puff Puff Pass***

***This special Vertigo VIP pass grants you exclusive backstage access into our “Green Room.” Before the show (10:00pm) as well as during intermission, you are allowed on the fully furnished and relaxing atmosphere of the High5 Tours pot bus where you will be able to partake in greens alongside the cast and crew of the night’s events. The #yellopotbus is equipped for all your smoking needs, from papers to pipes, dab ribs and bongs, we have got you covered. Weed, munchies, water, and entertainment will all be provided for you in this premier VI Puff Puff Pass.

High5Tours, Portland’s Premier Cannabis Tour Company is sponsoring this show. They will be providing the bus that lets you partake in your favorite herb while you are enjoying your favorite bard. Please check out more information on their #Yellowpotbus here: https://www.high5tours.com/

This pass also guarantees you a free drink and concession item of your choice from the Vertigo Bar during the show.

With Vertigo's VI Puff Puff Pass all you need to do is show up and smoke responsibly.

 

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MS. MURDER

Thursday Aug 30th-Saturday September 1st 

Thursday September 6th-Saturday Spetember 8th

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

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

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

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

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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