Live Theater Near Portland
The Show Must Go On
Several of the region’s top and most acclaimed theater companies perform right here in Tualatin Valley. From thought-provoking performances to live musical theater that will make your heart sing, Tualatin Valley’s burgeoning performing artists’ community is a destination worthy of a standing ovation. If you’re looking for some of the best performing arts near Portland, then look no further.
Due to COVID-19, performing arts groups have canceled their seasons for 2020. Please check the Event Calendar for virtual theater performances.
Professional Theatre Companies
The highly acclaimed Bag&Baggage Productions stages classic plays with contemporary twists, under the direction of Scott Palmer, artistic director for Bag&Baggage.
Tigard’s award-winning, professional musical theatre company, Broadway Rose, stages a variety of musical plays, from elaborate, crowd-pleasing musicals to intimate cabaret performances, as well as children’s musical productions.
The newest theatre company in Tualatin Valley is the Experience Theatre Project, which stages unique, immersive and interactive productions in different spaces around Beaverton.
Community Theatre Companies
Local actors take the stage in the valley’s community theater productions. Each company produces high-quality productions, including little-known and beloved plays, while nurturing home-grown talent.
Hillsboro Artists’ Regional Theatre (H.A.R.T.) stages a diverse schedule of productions, from one acts and musicals to readings and classic plays.
Mask & Mirror Community Theatre is made up of actors with the mission of engaging the community artistically and socially with its productions.
Theatre in the Grove has been charming Forest Grove audiences with its own community theater company with plays and musicals featuring actors of all ages since the 1960s.
Additional Performing Arts Groups
From symphonies to barbershop quartets, the level of talent found in Tualatin Valley is exceptional.