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777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365
Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W Olive Street
PO Box 1375
Newport, OR 97365
Box Office Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday (excepting holidays) and
one hour prior to performance times
The Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC) is the
premiere performance venue on the Oregon coast. It is home to a
group of resident companies affectionately called the PACRATs. This
Performing Arts Center Resident Artist Team consists of community
music, theatre, and dance producers who keep the facility busy
year-round. It also serves touring artists, non-profits, for
profits, and individuals as space permits.
The PAC has two performances spaces, the Alice
Silverman Theatre and the Studio Theatre. The Silverman is a
398-seat, proscenium, stage theatre with a full range of technical
capabilities. The Studio is a black box space which can be arranged
to seat up to 80.
Contact Jan Eastman at 541-574-2653 to learn more about
rental costs and calendar availability.
Download the seating chart at right.
Adam Flatt, conductor
Pablo Izquierdo, oboe
Carolyn Arnquist, clarinet
Scott King, horn
Chad Alexander, bassoon
(2013) Canada 113 min. PG-13
Directed by: Don Mc Kellar
Small harbor villagers join together to woo/trick a young doctor that they must hire in order to secure a much needed factory contract. Delightful comedy; think >Waking Ned Devine. Stars Brendon Gleeson & Taylor Kitsch.
Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's "Medea," starring Helen McCrory, at 7 p.m. Friday, September 26 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.
Stephan will present two lectures during a fun and informative evening at the Newport Performing Arts Center.
September 28 & 29
WORDS AND PICTURES (2014)
USA 111 min. PG-13
Directed by: Fred Schepisi
An art instructor and an English teacher, who both have personal problems of their own, form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their elite school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important. Juliette Binoche and Clive Owen star.
Celebrate America's greatest art form with three days of live jazz and jazz education on the beautiful Oregon coast! The 11th annual Oregon Coast Jazz Party is set for October 3-5 at the Newport Performing Arts Center and at the Shilo Inn Suites Hotel, both in Newport.
Opening NIght features an All-Star Medley at 7 p.m., vocalist Dee Daniels backed by pianist Randy Porter, bassist Tom Wakeling, and drummer Chuck Redd at 8 p.m., and Ken Peplowski on tenor sax and clarinet backed by pianist Mike Wofford, bassist Nicki Parrott, and Todd Strait on drums at 9 p.m.
Saturday Morning Chamber Jazz begins at 10:30 a.m. with an all-solo set featuring pianist Darrell Grant, Ken Peplowski on clarinet, bassist/vocalist Nicki Parrott, guitarist Mimi Fox, and Byron Stripling on vocals and trumpet, followed by a duet set by pianists Mike Wofford and Randy Porter at 11 a.m., and concludes with a performance by Darrell Grant's MJ New: A Tribute to the Modern Jazz Quartet, featuring Mike Horsfall on vibes, bassist Marcus Shelby, drummer Carlton Jackson, and special guests.
Afternoon Jazz Potpourri features the Rebecca Kilgore Quintet at 2 p.m., featuring Harry Allen on tenor sax, pianist Randy Porter, bassist Tom Wakeling and drummer Todd Strait, followed by Mimi Fox & Friends, led by guitarist Mimi Fox, with surprise guest artists.
Super Saturday Night starts at 7 p.m. with a set led by trumpeter and vocalist Byron Stripling, with pianist Darrell Grant, bassist Nicki Parrott, drummer Carlton Jackson, and special guest vocalist Dee Daniels, followed by The Saxophone Set at 8 p.m., led by tenor sax players Harry Allen and Ken Peplowski, backed by pianist Mike Wofford, bassist Tom Wakeling, and drummer Chuck Redd. The Benny Green Trio, led by pianist Benny Green and featuring bassist David Wong and drummer Rodney Green, rounds out this performance starting 9 p.m.
Star-Studded Sunday kicks off with Chuck Redd on vibes leading the Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra in a Tribute to the Terry Gibbs Dream Band at 11:15 a.m., followed by the Benny Green Trio at 12:30 p.m., led by pianist Benny Green with bassist David Wong and drummer Rodney Green.
October 5 & 6
A MOST WANTED MAN (2014)
UK/USA 118 min. R
Directed by: Anton Corbijn
A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror. Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last film.
Buy tickets online to "Macbeth," the first in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. AStar soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met.
October 12 & 13 MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT (2014)
USA 97min. PG-13 Directed by: Woody Allen
A clever romantic comedy about an Englishman (Colin Firth) brought in to help debunk a possible swindle of young clairvoyant (Emma Stone). Personal and professional complications ensue.
Buy tickets online to "Le Nozze di Figaro," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century manor house in Seville, but during the gilded age of the late 1920s.
Back by Popular Demand! ONE NIGHT ONLY!
This winkingly sexy chantuese combines glamour and wit with her lusciously retro vocals in her ALL NEW musical extravaganza.
What happens when five local playwrights are locked inside a theater overnight? Come find out! Join us at 8pm on Saturday, October 15th for the world premiere of five new 10 minutes plays - all written, rehearsed and performed LIVE in UNDER 24 HOURS!
Do YOU spend 24 hours at the theater?
But, we do! You just get to come at 8pm Saturday and enjoy the fruits of our labors!
Buy tickets online to "Carmen," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress.
Adam Flatt, conductor
Eugenia Choi, violin
Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's "A Streetcar Named Desire," starring Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby, at 7 p.m. Friday, November 14 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.
Mel Brooks musical comedy Broadway version of his famous film "Young Frankenstein" full of laughs, singing, and dancing. Recommended for mature audiences.
Buy tickets online to Rossini’s classic comedy "Il Barbiere di Siviglia," also known as "The Barber of Seville," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera.
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Directed (and tampered with) by Darcy Hogan
Auditions will be held on Sunday, November 23rd at 6:30pm at the Newport Performing Arts Center
Callbacks (by invitation only) will be held on Monday, November 24th
One of Shakespeare's wildest and most madcap comedies -- directed by a four season veteran of the Utah Shakespeare Festival
Performs April 3-26, 2015
ALL ROLES ARE OPEN!!!
Buy tickets online to "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy—back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song contest unites a city.
Pink Martini is coming to town.
New York ... Paris ... Prague ... Istanbul ... and Newport!
Adam Flatt, Conductor
Mee-Ae Nam, soprano
Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's presentation of DV8 Physical Theatre's "John," at 7 p.m. Friday, January 30 at the Newport Performing Arts Center. "John" contains adult themes, strong language and nudity; suitable for viewers 18 years and older.
Buy tickets online to "Les Contes d'Hoffman," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production.
Buy tickets online to "The Merry Widow," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman.
Buy tickets online to "Iolanta"/"Bluebeard's Castle," an intriguing double bill in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Anna Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in "Iolanta," while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s.
David Ogden Stiers, conductor
Rachmaninoff Symphony no. 2
Buy tickets online to "La Donna del Lago," the next in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter Scott.
Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's "Treasure Island," at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.
Adam Flatt, conductor
Alexander Tutunov, piano
Shostakovich, Symphony no.6
Buy tickets online to "Cavalleria Rusticana"/"Pagliacci," the final performance in the Met Opera Live in HD 2014-15 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village.
Buy tickets online to National Theatre Live's presentation of the West End production "Skylight," at 7 p.m. Friday, June 19 at the Newport Performing Arts Center.