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

Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls

KAITIE TODD
8 pm Thursdays-Saturdays through June 8., Saturday May 18 | $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

Anna Fidler: A Dream Within a Dream

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
For Halloween, you couldn’t ask for a more seasonally appropriate art show than Anna Fidler’s A Dream Within a Dream. The title is lifted from an Edgar Allan Poe poem, and the subject matte ...
Charles A. Hartman 134 NW 8th Ave. Map

Anthropometry: Science and Design in the Contemporary Art Experience

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Artist and writer Jeff Jahn scores another curatorial hit with the thoughtful and spatially invigorating three-person show Anthropometry. By far the most eye-catching piece in the endearin ...
Kathrin Cawein Gallery at Pacific University 2043 College Way Forest Grove Map

Bennet Norrbo: Nice & Naughty

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Beloved Portland artist Bennet Norrbo died last year at 83. A year later, his friend and artistic executor, gallerist Marilyn Murdoch, is mounting an affectionate retrospective of his work, spanning m ...
Murdoch Collections 2219 NW Raleigh St. Portland 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