Newport Performing Arts Center

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Address:

777 W. Olive Street
Newport, OR 97365

Contact Info:

Newport Performing Arts Center
777 W Olive Street
PO Box 1375
Newport, OR 97365

541-265-2787

Hours:

Box Office Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday (excepting holidays) and one hour prior to performance times

Place Description:

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. 

Rentals

Contact Jan Eastman at 541-574-2653 to learn more about rental costs and calendar availability.

Seating

Download the seating chart as a PDF here or under Downloads, above right.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your participation in the arts.  One of the greatest gifts is the gift of your time and talent. 

Performing Arts Center (PAC) Box Office Help

These individuals assist the staff in selling tickets to the many marvelous events that happen at the PAC.  It’s a great way to meet people and work the box office computer. Participation is needed on Wednesdays and Fridays. Contact Jan Eastman at occa@coastarts.org for more details.

PAC Capital Campaign

“Entertain the Future” is the dynamic initiative to enhance and expand the Newport Performing Arts Center. Right now the group is working on Signage and new theatrical lighting in the Alice Silverman Theatre and fundraising for Lights for Lavern Weber. Contact Barbara Berge at ccassistant@coastarts.org for more details. 

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Upcoming Events in Newport Performing Arts Center

  • Met Opera: Turandot

    February 13rd, 2016 to February 13rd, 2016

    "Turandot" is the sixth performance in the Met Opera Live in HD 2015-16 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Nina Stemme, one of opera’s greatest dramatic sopranos, takes on the title role of the proud princess of legendary China.

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  • DANCES FROM THE HEART

    February 13rd, 2016 to February 14th, 2016

    Pacific Dance Ensemble invites you to join them in celebrating Valentines weekend with their 17th annual FREE SHOW and benefit auction, "Dances from the Heart". This year's program will feature PDE alumni spanning 20 years of dance excellence.

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  • DANCES FROM THE HEART

    February 13rd, 2016 to February 14th, 2016

    Pacific Dance Ensemble invites you to join them in celebrating Valentines weekend with their 17th annual FREE SHOW and benefit auction, "Dances from the Heart". This year's program will feature PDE alumni spanning 20 years of dance excellence.

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  • Winter Film Series: A WALK IN THE WOODS

    February 14th, 2016 to February 15th, 2016

    Sunday & Monday February 14 & 15. After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends. This hilarious story stars Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Emma Thompson.

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  • National Theatre Jane Eyre

    February 19th, 2016 to February 19th, 2016

    From London's National Theatre: Almost 170 years later, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.

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  • The Battle of Batons II

    February 20th, 2016 to February 20th, 2016

    Come to the Battle of Batons II, the outrageous musical event in which area high schools students compete by conducting the Newport Symphony Orchestra to win the title of Grand Baton Winner and the amazing trophy that accompanies it!

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  • Winter Film Series: 2016 OSCAR SHORTS !

    February 21st, 2016 to February 22nd, 2016

    Sunday & Monday February 21 & 22 Sunday:The Academy Award nominated animated shorts like Bear Story from Chile others from UK, USA, Russia. 91 min. Monday: Live action short subject films like Ave Maria from Palestine, and others from UK, Kosovo, US and Germany. 107 min.

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  • Festival the Show LIVE !

    February 25th, 2016 to February 26th, 2016

    Festival the Show LIVE is a satirical portrayal of festivals and festival-goers. Festival the Show comments on the current counter-culture to pop culture trajectory of contemporary festivals. Brought to you by FlopHaus Productions.

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  • Community Legends Recognizes PAC RATs

    February 27th, 2016 to February 27th, 2016

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts Board of Directors is pleased to recognize the Performing Arts Center Resident Artist Teams, also known as the PAC RATs, as Community Legends. Over the past 27 years our local performing artists have performed and supported the PAC. What an amazing contribution they have made to the quality of life in our community.

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  • "The Matchmaker"

    March 4th, 2016 to March 20th, 2016

    Thornton Wilder's hilarious farce on which the Broadway musical "Hello Dolly" was based. The story concerns Dolly Gallagher Levi who, while arranging other peoples introductions and marriages, has hidden plans of her own.

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  • Met Opera: Manon Lescaut

    March 5th, 2016 to March 5th, 2016

    "Manon Lescaut" is the seventh performance in the Met Opera Live in HD 2015-16 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. The Met stage ignites when soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Jonas Kaufmann join forces in this new production of Puccini’s obsessive love story.

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  • Winter Film Series: ROOM

    March 6th, 2016 to March 7th, 2016

    Sunday & Monday Spirited 5-year old Jack’s whole world is Ma and the 10 X 10 foot room they have lived in all his life. A risky escape may lead to a scary new experience, the outside world. Nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. Rated R

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  • Winter Film Series: MUSTANG

    March 13rd, 2016 to March 14th, 2016

    Sunday & Monday A protective father makes their home a prison after five frolicking sisters’ innocent play with boys outside a small village in Turkey gets misconstrued as scandal. Winner of scads of awards internationally and nominated for a 2016 Oscar. Subtitles.

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  • National Theatre As You Like It

    March 25th, 2016 to March 25th, 2016

    From London's National Theatre: "As You Like It," Shakespeare’s glorious comedy of love and change comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig ("London Road," "Macbeth") as Rosalind.

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  • Newport Symphony with Monica Ohuchi, Piano

    March 26th, 2016 to March 27th, 2016

    Debussy, Ravel, Satie & Shostakovich: Newport Symphony Orchestra concludes its regular season with the enchanting piano concerto in G Major by Maurice Ravel, Danse, a lively Italian folk dance, by Debussy with Ravel’s orchestration, the unusual harmonic progressions of Two Gymnopedies by Satie with orchestration by Debussy, and a finale of Symphony No. 9 by Dmitri Shostakovich. Conducted by Adam Flatt, Music Director. Guest artist, Monica Ohuchi, pianist. Reserved tickets available or at the door. Special rates for students. Saturday evening or Sunday matinee. Major credit cards accepted.

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  • Lend Me a Tenor

    April 1st, 2016 to April 24th, 2016

    Darcy Hogan directs Ken Ludwig's madcap, wildly entertaining comedy of mistaken identities, mixed signals, and misunderstanding - nominated for nine Tony Awards.

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  • Met Opera: Madama Butterfly

    April 2nd, 2016 to April 2nd, 2016

    "Madama Butterfly" is the eighth performance in the Met Opera Live in HD 2015-16 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006.

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  • Met Opera: Roberto Devereux

    April 16th, 2016 to April 16th, 2016

    "Roberto Devereux" is the penultimate performance in the Met Opera Live in HD 2015-16 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. In this Met premiere of the climactic opera of the trilogy, directed by Sir David McVicar, soprano Sondra Radvanovsky plays Queen Elizabeth I, forced to sign the death warrant of the nobleman she loves, Roberto Devereux.

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  • Met Opera: Elektra

    April 30th, 2016 to April 30th, 2016

    "Elektra" is the final performance in the Met Opera Live in HD 2015-16 season, at the Newport Performing Arts Center. The genius director Patrice Chéreau ("From the House of the Dead") didn’t live to see his great Elektra production, previously presented in Aix and Milan, make it to the stage of the Met.

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  • Kidstuff 2016

    May 6th, 2016 to May 8th, 2016

    The annual Mother's Day celebration is presented by TJ Hoofers, Inc. and Dance! And All That Jazz!

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  • AUDITIONS: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    May 18th, 2016 to May 21st, 2016

    Auditions for Dale Wasserman's play, based on the novel by Ken Kesey. Directed by Bo Harrington. Presented by Red Octopus Theatre Company.

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  • Newport Symphony Presents A Broadway Romance

    June 18th, 2016 to June 18th, 2016

    Direct from New York, A Broadway Romance, celebrates the great music of Broadway. John Cudia and Elena Shaddow join the Newport Symphony to perform favorite Broadway tunes creating a unique concert story showcasing all the romance, heartbreak and fun that Broadway has to offer.

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  • Pendleton Men's Chorus in Concert

    June 25th, 2016 to June 25th, 2016

    Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) is pleased to announce a performance by the Pendleton Men's Chorus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the Newport Performing Arts Center. Admission is by donation, and proceeds will benefit OCCA"s "Entertain the Future!" capital campaign to expand and enhance the center, located at 777 W. Olive Street in Newport.

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  • One Day to Play (a 24 Hour Theater Event)

    July 2nd, 2016 to July 2nd, 2016

    At 8pm on Saturday night, come witness the world premiere of 5 brand new plays, all written, directed, rehearsed, and fully-staged in under 24 hours! One night only!

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  • Judy Collins performs with the Newport Symphony

    July 8th, 2016 to July 9th, 2016

    Come spend an evening with Judy Collins and the Newport Symphony, enjoying all the classics you know and love. This is a once in a lifetime event for the Oregon Coast!

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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    October 7th, 2016 to October 30th, 2016

    By Dale Wasserman Adapted from the novel by Ken Kesey Directed by Bo Harrington "Cuckoo is captivating." - N.Y. Post. "Scarifying and powerful." - N.Y. Times.

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