Theater

As one of the primary performing arts, this website celebrates theater in all its forms - from student-made to community-based and professional. Find events reflecting theater performance and instruction of all styles - comedy, musical, drama, contemporary, historic, avant garde - and for all age groups.

OCCA Theater

The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts manages the Newport Performing Arts Center, which is home to three resident artist groups: Porthole Players, Red Octopus Theatre Company, and Coastal Act Productions. Current shows are listed as events. For more information about current OCCA theater events, please contact the Newport Performing Arts Center.

Upcoming Events in Theater

  • Little Shop of Horrors - LIVE on stage!

    August 18th, 2017 to September 3rd, 2017

    Everyone's favorite carnivorous plant is headed to Newport! The Broadway and Hollywood smash hit sci-fi horror comedy rock musical, Little Shop Of Horrors, is a maliciously mouthwatering musical masterpiece. Come see it LIVE on stage!

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  • National Theatre Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

    September 8th, 2017 to September 8th, 2017

    Sonia Friedman Productions present Imelda Staunton, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots in James Macdonald’s critically acclaimed, 5-star production of Edward Albee’s landmark play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" at 7 p.m. Friday, September 8, broadcast live by the National Theatre from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London.

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  • AUDITIONS: The Two Noble Kinsmen

    September 16th, 2017 to September 16th, 2017

    Kinsmen, Palamon and Arcite, are captured in battle and become prisoners to Theseus, Duke of Athens. From their prison window, they both lay eyes on Theseus's beautiful sister-in-law, Emilia, fall instantly in love with her... and become rivals. ALL ROLES ARE OPEN.

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  • National Theatre Peter Pan

    September 22nd, 2017 to September 22nd, 2017

    From London's National Theatre: "Peter Pan," at 7 p.m. Friday, September 22. A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson directs this wondrously inventive production of JM Barrie’s much-loved tale, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre.

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  • National Theatre Salomé

    September 29th, 2017 to September 29th, 2017

    From London's National Theatre: "Salomé," at 7 p.m. Friday, September 29. "Salomé" at 7 p.m. Friday, September 29. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

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  • Venus in Fur

    October 13rd, 2017 to October 29th, 2017

    David Ives' comedy shows how an actress giving the audition of a lifetime to the writer-director, turns the tables on who really is in control as the question of woman/Goddess is revealed.

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  • National Theatre Angels in America Part I

    October 20th, 2017 to October 20th, 2017

    From London's National Theatre: "Angels in America, Part I – Millennium Approaches" at 7 p.m. Friday, October 20. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. "Part II – Perestroika" shows at 7 p.m. Friday, November 10.

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  • National Theatre Angels in American Part II

    November 10th, 2017 to November 10th, 2017

    From London's National Theatre: "Angels in America, Part II – Perestroika" at 7 p.m. Friday, November 10. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

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  • National Theatre Yerma

    December 8th, 2017 to December 8th, 2017

    From London's National Theatre: "Yerma" at 7 p.m. Friday, December 8. The incredible Billie Piper returns in her award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

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  • AUDITIONS: The Woman in Black

    May 5th, 2018 to May 5th, 2018

    A play that has captivated audiences for 30 years! In the depths of an empty theatre, one man's desire to rid himself of a terrifying curse leads him to reveal a horrific story. As the border between reality and fantasy blurs, the terror starts… and the flesh begins to creep. ALL ROLES ARE OPEN

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