Arrive early and enjoy the exhibit ‘Sublime Influence’, presented alongside our production by The Geezer Gallery. Artists Jeanette Nuxoll, Suzanne Vaughan and Don MacLane’s work has all been influenced by science, engineering, and mechanics – themes that are central to In the Next Room, or the vibrator play. The exhibit runs June 11th-June 28th in the lobby.
Saturday, June 13th:
Opening Night Reception | Post-Show
Join us immediately following the performance for nibbles, drinks and music.
Sunday, June 14th:
Mat Chat with In the Next Room, or the vibrator play director Adriana Baer | Post-show
Wednesday, June 17th:
Brave New World: Achieving Gender Equity in the Performing Arts | 7:30pm
Profile and Oregon Humanities are partnering to facilitate a discussion about issues of gender equity across performing arts disciplines. Moderated by Kimberly Howard, the conversation will discuss the current state of affairs and explore specific ways to effect change moving forward.
Morrison Stage | Reserve Tickets Here
Thursday, June 18th:
Dinner Dialogue (additional tickets required) | 5:15pm
Join Artistic Director Adriana Baer and a member of our production team for an intimate dinner at one of our favorite local restaurants, Gracie’s. Enjoy a three course meal while engaging in great conversation about the process of bringing Ms. Ruhl’s words to life.
Friday, June 19th:
Sarah Gahagan: Costuming In the Next Room, or the vibrator play | 6:45pm
Join costume designer Sarah Gahagan as she discusses the practical challenges and creative inspiration behind creating clothing that reveals layer upon layer of the story and the characters- not only figuratively, but also literally.
Saturday, June 20th:
Julie Jeske, LPC: Embracing Pleasure In and Out of the Bedroom | 6:45pm
Julie Jeske is a sex and relationship counselor. She has a private practice where she helps clients increase intimacy and deepen their connection to themselves and others. She teaches the Human Sexuality class for the Graduate Program in Counseling at Portland State University. She is a frequent contributor for online articles, magazine articles and TV segments. She also offers online classes in sexuality, self-love and intimacy.
Sunday, June 21st:
Mat Chat with In the Next Room, or the vibrator play cast | Post-Show
Monday, June 22nd:
Staged Reading of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure | 7:30pm
An all female company, including members of the cast of In the Next Room, or the vibrator play will explore issues of sex, morality and female agency from another perspective – Shakespeare’s – in this one-night-only event.
Featuring: Foss Curtis, Jacklyn Maddux*, Lauren Modica, Nelda Reyes, Amanda Soden*, Beth Thompson, Katie Watkins, Ashley Williams
Wednesday, June 24th and Thursday June 25th:
45th Parallel Chamber Music | 6:45 PM
Our year-long collaboration with 45th Parallel Chamber Music continues with two performances of a specially curated concert inspired by In the Next Room, or the vibrator play.
Friday, June 26th:
Professor Richard Beyler, PhD: The Heyday of Hysteria: Gender and Nervousness in the Late 1800’s | 6:45pm
Richard Beyler is a professor of the history of science and intellectual history at Portland State University. He earned a PhD in the history of science from Harvard University.
Saturday, June 27th:
Mix and Mingle with the Cast & HYSTERIA BINGO | Post-Show
Enjoy refreshments with the cast after the show, and play a few rounds of Hysteria Bingo! Fill out a provided card with your choice of the various symptoms and treatments used for this once pervasive affliction, keep track as our caller leads the game, and win some fun prizes!
Sunday, June 28th:
2016 Season Announcement | Post-Show
Join us immediately following the final performance of In the Next Room, or the vibrator play for the reveal of our 2016 featured playwright and roster of plays!
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