Join us Sunday, September 29th at 4 p.m. for the 4th episode of the Portland’5 Podcast. Listen live at 99.1 FM in the heart of Portland – or online anywhere at And shortly after the broadcast, check back here (or wherever you get your podcasts) for the Portland’5 Podcast, on demand, 24-7. 

The Portland’5 Podcast is an exploration of Portland’s theatre community through the lens of its five iconic downtown venues.

Art matters. Art brings joy, inspires the mind, and unites communities. Art changes lives.

In this episode, we touch on how nonprofit arts organizations in the Portland area can reach out to Portland’5 to rent their venues and artistic spaces. We’ll hear from three organizations that have partnered with Portland’5 to utilize these theatres:

The August Wilson Red Door Project, whose mission is to change Portland’s racial ecology through the arts

Stumptown Stages, Portland’s professional musical theatre company

Oregon Children’s Theatre, which believes that all children, families, and communities can learn and grow through theater and the arts.

This season, Stumptown presents West Side Story, while Oregon Children’s Theatre  opens with  Me…Jane, about the dreams and adventures of a young Jane Goodall. Listen for keywords WEST and JANE during this episode September 29, 4 pm, for a chance to win tickets to both shows.


Andrea Abbott, Booking & Sales Coordinator, Portland’5 Centers for the Arts

Kevin Jones, Co-founder, Artistic Director, CEO, August Wilson Red Door Project

Kirk Mouser, Producing Artistic Director, Stumptown Stages

Kay Spielman, Business Analyst, Oregon Children’s Theatre


After listening to this episode, you can view the full The August Wilson Red Door Project season here.

Stumptown Stages season here.

Oregon Children’s Theatre season here.

**Listen for a text-to-win opportunity at the end of this episode for a chance to win tickets to both the Stumptown Stages production of West Side Story and the Oregon Children’s Theatre production of Me…Jane**

~ Support comes from Portland’5, which provides its five iconic downtown theatres to local and national arts, music, dance, and education performances. For more, visit