Profile Theatre was founded in 1997 with the mission of celebrating the playwright’s contribution to live theatre. Since its founding by Jane Unger, Profile has grown to be one of the most well-regarded theatres in Portland, with a reputation of bringing intelligence, excellence and passion to the stage.

2016 – Tanya Barfield
The Call
Blue Door
Fall Festival: Antigone Project: A Play in 5 Parts
Bright Half Life

In Dialogue Staged Readings: Of Equal Measure, SuperTrue, Electra and June and Jean in Concert (Concert of their Lives) The Book of Grace, Hazardous Beauty.

2015 – Sarah Ruhl
Dead Man’s Cell Phone
In the Next Room, or the vibrator
Fall Festival: Passion Play
In Dialogue Staged Readings: Three SistersThe Revolutionists; The Lady Onstage; Stage Kiss

2014 – Sam Shepard
Eyes for Consuela
Buried Child

The Festival of One Acts

True West
In Dialogue Staged Readings: Hungry; Buena Vista; The Curse of the Starving Class; A Lie of the Mind

2012-2013 – Athol Fugard
“Master Harold”… and the Boys
The Road to Mecca
Blood Knot
My Children! My Africa!
Staged Readings: A Lesson from Aloes; Valley Song; Nothing But the Truth*
One Night Stands: Coming Home; Sizwe Bansi is Dead; Knowing Cairo*; Playland
*part of our In Dialogue Series

2011-2012 – 15th Anniversary Season
Lips Together, Teeth Apart by Terrence McNally
At Home at the Zoo by Edward Albee
A Lesson Before Dying by Romulus Linney (an adaptation of the Ernest Gaines novel)
Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson
Staged Readings: Lake Hollywood by John Guare; BecauseHeCan by Arthur Kopit; Old Times by Harold Pinter; The Prisoner of Second Avenue by Neil Simon
One Night Stands: Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music by Lee Blessing; Take Me to the River by Constance Congdon; The Actor by Horton Foote; The American Clock by Arthur Miller; The Goddess Speaks, Readings from Shiksa Goddess by Wendy Wasserstein; Eccentricities of a Nightingale by Tennessee Williams

2010-2011 – Lee Blessing
Great Falls
Thief River
Staged Readings: When We Go Upon the SeaIndependenceA Walk in the Woods
One Night Stands: Patient AGoing to St. IvesA View of the MountainsTwo RoomsCobb

2009-2010 – Horton Foote
The Trip to Bountiful
The Carpetbaggers Children
The Young Man from Atlanta
Staged Readings: Valentine’s DayTo Kill a MockingbirdDividing the Estate
One Night Stands: Courtship1918Tender MerciesAn Evening of One-ActsThe Last of the Thorntons

2008-2009 – Neil Simon
Biloxi Blues
Jake’s Women
The Sunshine Boys
Staged Readings: Lost in Yonkers; The Odd Couple; I Ought to Be In Pictures 
One Night Stands: Plaza SuiteBrighton Beach MemoirsBroadway BoundGod’s FavoriteThe Good Doctor

2007-2008 – John Guare
Six Degrees of Separation
A Few Stout Individuals
Landscape of the Body
The House of Blue Leaves
Staged Readings: Bulfinch’s MythologyBosoms and Neglect

2006-2007 – Wendy Wasserstein
An American Daughter
The Heidi Chronicles
The Sisters Rosensweig
Uncommon Women and Others
Staged Readings: Isn’t It RomanticOld MoneyThird

2005-2006 – Lanford Wilson
Talley’s Folley
Talley & Son
Burn This
Redwood Curtain
Staged Readings: Fifth of JulySympathetic Magic

2004-2005 – Terrence McNally
The Stendhal Syndrome
The Lisbon Traviata
It’s Only a Play
Staged Readings: Three from Column ACorpus Christi

2003-2004 – Romulus Linney
Klonsky and Schwartz
Silver River
Staged Reading: Gint

2002-2003 – Edward Albee
The Zoo Story/The American Dream
Three Tall Women
Staged Reading: Fragments

2001-2002 – Harold Pinter
The Homecoming
A Kind of Alaska/Ashes to Ashes
The Birthday Party
Staged Readings: The Dumb Waiter; One for the Road

2000-2001 – Arthur Miller
The Price
All My Sons
The Ride Down Mt. Morgan
Staged Reading: Broken Glass

1999-2000 – Constance Congdon
Tales of the Lost Formicans
No Mercy/One Day Earlier

1998-99 – Tennessee Williams
The Garden District: Something Unspoken & Suddenly Last Summer
The Glass Menagerie
Blue Roses

1997-98 – Arthur Kopit
The Road to Nirvana

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