Tualatin Valley Summer Theater Guide
This summer boasts an abundance of performing arts and theater productions, and Tualatin Valley’s three professional theater companies, each bring high-quality theater to this growing artist’s enclave. This summer theater season boasts an eclectic mix of musical productions and a triple dose of William Shakespeare.
Broadway Rose Theatre Company, which stages award-winning musical theater productions, presents Into the Woods, May 30-June 30. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, this timeless masterpiece features familiar storybook characters such as Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Cinderella and Jack (with his beanstalk). Of course, no fairy tale is complete without an evil witch. Buy tickets >>>
In August, Broadway Rose brings the musical Footloose to Tualatin Valley, August 1-September 1. Based on the hit ’80s film, this toe-tapping production celebrates the spirit and optimism of young people fighting for change, all set against explosive choreography and a familiar soundtrack of ’80s pop anthems. Buy tickets >>>
The Experience Theatre Project brings the first-ever Westside Shakespeare Festival to Beaverton, June 28-30. This all-ages, three-day immersive celebration features a collaboration of local theater groups, nonprofits, and art educators that will immerse attendees in all things Shakespeare. The festival will feature the immersive and experimental theater company’s production of A Comedy of Errors. Admission to the festival is free ($5 donation requested). Learn more >>>
A classic Shakespearean comedy gets turned on its head with Bag&Baggage Productions‘ staging of Much Ado About Nothing, July 11-28. Coming to Hillsboro from Glasgow’s “Bard in the Botanics,” Gordon Barr’s adaptations of one of the Bard’s most well-loved comedies turns central lovers Benedick and Beatrice into contemporary partners Benedick and Bertram while exploring love and its many facets with a fluid approach to gender. Learn more and buy tickets >>>
The Willamette Shakespeare company, now in its 11th season, produces quality, classical theater to educate, enrich and entertain residents and visitors to the Willamette Valley. This summer, the company is bringing to life the Bard’s fun and fantastical play, As You Like It to Montinore Estate, August 9-11. Admission is free; wine available for purchase.
For a complete list of all professional and community theater productions in Tualatin Valley, visit our Events and Festivals page.
Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro’s only professional theatre company, offers its own takes on new and classic American and British plays performed with a twist.
The Broadway Rose Theatre Company is Oregon's premiere professional musical theater company, and combines nationally and locally-recognized talent to produce a year-round season of exceptional live theater.
Experience Theatre Project brings professional immersive programming to Tualatin Valley, founded with the belief that new, modern theater consists of innovation, immersion, and imagination.
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.