Home / Events / Theater / Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls

Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls

KAITIE TODD
8 pm Thursdays-Saturdays through June 8., Friday May 10 | $15 Fridays-Saturdays, “pay what you want” Thursdays.
Theater! Theatre!
3430 SE Belmont St.
 
What if life was really just a giant game of musical chairs? And what if you didn’t end up in the chair you wanted? That’s the story Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls sets out to explore. Told in a series of interconnected vignettes, Naomi Iizuka’s play follows 11 characters as they try to figure out who they are and where they’re going in life, from a pregnant, neurotic woman recently dumped by her boyfriend who moves to Alaska, to a dog who isn’t really sure anymore if he is a dog or a man. The story itself, as these twentysomethings try to discover themselves and find romance, is frankly a little exhausting. Existentially angsty questions weigh down the script: “I don’t know who I am! I don’t know what I’m supposed to be!” But the Theatre Vertigo cast, directed by Jen Wineman, delivers well-timed comedic performances as the characters grapple with whether they should, in fact, marry the person they love, or whether that paw is indeed a hand.

Where: Theater! Theatre!
Phone: 306-0870
Address: 3430 SE Belmont St.
Website: https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=2306bde8a4883698a5fa4d1538d1555f&t=tix

 
 

Theater! Theatre!

3430 SE Belmont St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Theater

A Story of O's

Friday, Jul 25, 2014

If ever a performance could make you consider a career in phone sex, it’s this one. Tonya Jone Miller’s one-woman show A Story of O’s spans the decade Miller has spent working as a s ...

7:30 pm Fridays, July 11, 18 and 25; 10 pm Saturday, July 12; and 8 pm Saturday, July 19 | $12
Catalyst Art & Culture Space 4810 NE Garfield Ave. Portland Web | Map

Antony & Cleopatra

Friday, Jul 25, 2014
Antony and Cleopatra is the summer blockbuster of Shakespeare plays, with sweeping battle scenes, star-crossed romance and an epic three-hour runtime. It’s great for the stage, but doesn’t ...
7 pm most Thursdays-Saturdays through July 26. For full schedule, visit portlandactors.com | Free

Betty Merken: Gravity and Whispers

Friday, Jul 25, 2014
Seattle-based painter and printmaker Betty Merken has a gift for abstract compositions that counterpose geometric and organic forms. The perfection of her geometries serves as a potent foil for the i ...
Laura Russo Gallery 805 NW 21st Ave. Web | Map
Also At Theater! Theatre!
There's no more events in Theater! Theatre!
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close