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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 as a PDF here or under Downloads, above right.
Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) is thrilled to present a special HD event which takes viewers on a tour through 2,000 years of history: For the very first time Ultra HD 4K/3D film cameras have been allowed inside the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, bringing never-before-seen art to theaters across the U.S.
This drama, filmed over 12 years, is the story of growing up as seen through the eyes of Mason who literally grows up before our eyes.
Many Award Nominations!!
Presented by The Bijou Theatre .
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.
Learn basic puppeteering skills in this fun-filled workshop led Cyn Wilkes.
A warm "feel-good" movie about U.K. gay activists who work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mine workers in the summer of 1984. Based on a true story that made history.
Free Performance Dance, Music and Benefit Auction
February 13, 14 - 7 pm
February 15 - 2 pm
Feb. 15 & 16
While on a skiing vacation in the French Alps a family’s dynamic is shaken to the core when an avalanche nearly wipes the lodge’s patrons lunching on an outdoor patio.
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.
Newport High School Concert Band, Jazz Band, Choir and NIS Band will be performing in a free concert for the community. This is a fundraiser for the NHS Band Boosters. Proceeds will go towards expenses for the marching band to participate in the 2015 Portland Rose Festival Stariight Parade.
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
You've never seen Shakespeare quite like this!
Neither a "traditional" retelling, nor an update or relocation, one of the Bard's wildest and most madcap comedies gets a massive renovation and fresh presentation, making this easily one of the most unique, crazy, enjoyable, and over-the-top fun productions you'll likely ever experience!
The Taming of the Shrew
By William Shakespeare
Directed (and tampered with) by Darcy Hogan
April 3 - 26, 2015
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.
The 2013 Tony Award Winner for Best Play comes to Newport. OPEN AUDITIONS.
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.