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Winningstad Theatre
Portland'5 Centers for the Arts 1111 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97205
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Street parking can be difficult. If you're there for a Sunday evening performance, not bad, but other times, plan enough time to find parking or park in a structure.
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The ArtBar on site has wonderful food. bit spendy, but hey, you're out on the town. But lots of options nearby.
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It’s 1937, and the Kansas dust swirls as far as the eye can see. Eleven-year-old Jack and his family struggle to survive the Dust Bowl. With no rain clouds on the horizon, the future is grim. Bullied, not big enough to work, and a disappointment to his father, Jack feels useless in the face of hardship — until he discovers a sinister figure with a face like a thunderstorm. Is it just “dust dementia?” Or has he found a way to pull the town out of desperation? Both tall tale and thrilling historical fiction, The Storm in the Barn — with original music by Portland band Black Prairie — captures the spare, muted, ethereal mood of the award-winning graphic novel.

Please note:

The Storm in the Barn is recommended for ages 10 and up due to abstract staging and some dramatic scenes that may be too intense for younger audiences.

About the Ticket Supplier: Oregon Children's Theatre

Oregon Children’s Theatre has been creating extraordinary theater for young audiences. We bring great stories to life on stage, with productions distinguished by their professional polish and awe-inspiring staging. We stand out by presenting our plays on Portland’s grandest stages and by using the best directors, actors and theater designers we can find.