To create a space where people of all social, economic, racial, sexual and political backgrounds can come together to celebrate the complexity of the human experience through theater. PPH produces professional shows in a neighborhood setting, engages in community outreach initiatives and offers dynamic educational programs.
Bottom Line for Portland
Portland Playhouse engages 10,000 audience members through four productions with the help of more than 75 theater professionals and 175+ volunteers. In 2016-17, 24 artists worked in 12 schools to reach more than 2,000 students.
“[Portland Playhouse] taught me a new language: Shakespeare! It taught me confidence. Acting has been a wonderful journey that I hope to continue. The stage is a magical place, that makes all things possible. This experience has changed my life.” —Atticus Salmon, PPH actor/student
The Raymond Family Foundation will match $15,000 in G!G donations to Portland Playhouse. All donors will receive a gift certificate to Stash Tea.
How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?
$10 enables PPH to offer affordable ticket options, including special prices for those under the age of 35.
How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?
$50 puts two teachers in a classroom for an afternoon to help students bring Shakespeare to life.