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 four resident artist groups: Porthole Players, Red Octopus Theatre Company, New Visions Arts 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

  • We Need a Little Christmas... NOW!

    December 16th, 2017 to December 16th, 2017

    One night only... SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16th at 8:00PM. A very merry 24 Hour Theatre event, featuring special guests - The Tequila Mockingbirds. Join us for an evening of original stories, festive songs, and Holiday cheer. A night where the only thing fresher than the plays on stage are the FREE CHRISTMAS COOKIES and HOT COCOA!

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  • Beauty and the Beast

    January 12nd, 2018 to January 27th, 2018

    "Be Our Guest" as we tell the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

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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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