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"Forever" at Portland Center Stage

Time: January 30, 2016 at 7:30pm to March 20, 2016 at 9pm
Location: Portland Center Stage
Street: 128 NW 11th Ave
City/Town: Portland
Website or Map: http://www.pcs.org/forever/
Phone: 5034453700
Event Type: theatre
Organized By: Portland Center Stage
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2016

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Forever
Jan 30 – Mar 20

Written by Dael Orlandersmith   
Directed by Neel Keller

“In language that is always spare and simple, with rhythms now jagged and discordant, now incantatory and soothing, Ms. Orlandersmith holds us in a taut, quiet spell.” – The New York Times

Forever begins in Paris at the famed Père Lachaise Cemetery, where strangers from around the world make pilgrimages to the graves of legendary artists such as Marcel Proust, Richard Wright and Jim Morrison. As she visits the resting places of her idols, Orlandersmith is moved to investigate the complex legacy she received from her mother and their often harrowing life together. Riveting and powerful, Forever is about family – the ones we are born into; the strange way powerful bonds are formed with people who, though unrelated by blood, come to feel like family; and the legacies that shape us all.

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