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Appearing on Stage April Through June

Posted on: April 5th, 2012 by Angie Marsh No Comments

Spring is performance season in Oregon’s Washington County, with a host of plays opening in the coming weeks. Choose which talent you’d like to see showcased on stage in these spring theater debuts. Get your tickets now; any weekend will do!

Here’s a rundown, sorted by opening date:

Performances are always entertaining here. Photo courtesy of Bag&Baggage.

Chicago
Theatre in the Grove
April 13 – 29
Come see this classic–a drama set in the Roaring 1920s in Chicago.

The Andrews Brothers
Broadway Rose – at the New Stage in Tigard
April 19 – May 20
This entertaining musical comedy is based on mistaken identities, madcap humor and well-known songs from the 1940s, including “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.”

The Miracle Worker
Beaverton Civic Theatre – at Beaverton City Library Auditorium
April 27 – May 13
This is the true story of Annie Sullivan, the persistent teacher who helped Helen Keller learn to communicate and overcome the challenges of being both deaf and blind.

Murder at Brackenfern
Mask & Mirror
May 4 – 20
An award-winning play by a local author, this comedic mystery pokes fun at Northwest lifestyles.

Dangerous Liasions
Bag&Baggage Productions – at Venetian Theatre in Hillsboro
May 9 – 27
Witness a thrilling game of revenge and power set in pre-Revolutionary France.

Broadway Dreamers — On Our Way
Northwest Senior Theatre – at Alpenrose Dairy Opera House
May 16 – 19
In this production, the group wins a trip to Broadway and sings their way across the United States. Broadway hits will include “Hello Dolly” and “Show Boat.”

Amadeus
Hillsboro Artists’ Regional Theatre (HART)
May 25 – June 10
Learn more about the dramatic story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and how his musical genius trumped his foul mouth and lack of grace.

Want more? Here’s a list of theater and performing arts in Oregon’s Washington County.