Production History

Inaugural Production

Bodyhold by Gary Cole (local playwright and co-founder of CoHo Productions)
April 21 – May 27, 1995
Director: Robert W. Holden (co-founder of CoHo Productions)
Co-producers: Gary Cole and Robert W. Holden
Venue: Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway

1st Season

Blood Relations by Sharon Pollock
October 24 – November 23, 1996
Director: Jane Unger
Co-producers: Jane Unger and Dmae Roberts

2nd Season

The Monogamist by Christopher Kyle
March 20 – April 19, 1998
Director and Co-producer: Edgar Reynolds
Venue: McKenzie Lofts, NW 12th Avenue and Flanders Street

3rd Season

Mary Tudor by William S. Gregory (local playwright)
January 15 – February 28, 1999
Director and Co-producer: Robert W. Holden
Venue: Riverstone Condominium, 804 NW 12th Avenue

Dealer’s Choice by Patrick Marber
May 14 – June 20, 1999
Director and Co-producer: Jeff Meyers
Venue: Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center (now EcoTrust), NW 10th Avenue and Irving Street

4th Season

St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson
October 29 – November 21, 1999
Director and Co-producer: James William Cox
Venue: Gallery 33, 1400 NW Everett Street

Dolls’ House by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Keith Scales (local playwright)
April 21 – May 28, 2000
Director: Keith Scales
Co-producers: Keith Scales and Linda Hayden
Venue: Flying Rhinoceros Theater, 1440 NW Overton Street

5th Season

The Folio by Connor Kerns
October 13 – November 19, 2000
Director and Co-producer: Connor Kerns
Venue: Floor Factors, NW 21st Avenue and Flanders Street

CoHo Productions moved into our permanent home on NW Raleigh Street

6th Season

Spinning Into Butter by Rebecca Gilman – Original Run
October 19 – November 24, 2001
Director and Co-producer: Karin Magaldi-Unger

Mall America by Peter Sagal (host of NPR’s “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!”)
March 15 – April 20, 2002
Director and Co-producer: Stephen Weeks

Spinning Into Butter by Rebecca Gilman – Second Run
July 12 – August 17, 2002
Director and Co-producer: Karin Magaldi-Unger

7th Season

The Amazing Brenda Strider by Alex Austin
October 18 – November 23, 2002
Director: Steve Smith

Child of Pleasure by William S. Gregory (local playwright)
January 24 – March 15, 2003
Director and Co-producer: Angie Lawless

Simon the Magus by Michael Kelly – Late Night Show
May 23 – June 21, 2003
Director: Michael Griggs

Memoir by John Murrell
May 16 – June 21, 2003
Director and Co-producer: James William Cox

8th Season

A Moon for the Misbegotten by Eugene O’Neill
October 24 – November 29, 2003
Director: Victoria Parker
Co-producers: Luisa Sermol and Victoria Parker

Loot by Joe Orton
January 30 – March 20, 2004
Director and Co-producer: Buck Skelton

Stones in His Pockets by Marie Jones
May 21 – June 26, 2004
Director and Co-producer: Micki Selvitella

9th Season

Boston Marriage by David Mamet
October 29 – December 4, 2004
Director and Co-producer: Micki Selvitella

Recent Tragic Events by Craig Wright
February 4 – March 12, 2005
Director: Slayden Scott
Co-producer: Third Rail Repertory Theatre

Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman
May 13 – June 18, 2005
Director: Karin Magaldi
Co-producers: Laura Faye Smith and Karin Magaldi

10th Season

Nixon’s Nixon by Russel Lees
October 21 – November 26, 2005
Director: Jack Featheringill

The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard
January 27 – March 4, 2006
Director and Co-Producer: Steve Smith

By the Bog of Cats by Marina Carr
May 5 – June 10, 2006
Director: Merril Lynn Taylor
Co-Producer: Marilyn Stacey

11th Season

Jingle Spree by Dan Trujillo
October 13 – November 18, 2006
Director: Antonio Sonera

Chateau Joyeaux by William S. Gregory
January 19 – February 24, 2007
Director: Maureen Towey
Co-Producers: Susan Jonsson and Sue Ellen Christensen, of Wine, Women, and Song Productions

My Matisse by Howard Ginsburg
April 27 – June 2, 2007
Director: Robert W. Holden

12th Season

Collected Stories by Donald Margulies
October 26 – December 1, 2007
Director: Maureen Twohey
Co-Producers: Vana and Eleanor O’Brien

Tales of Ordinary Madness by Petr Zelenka
January 18 – February 23, 2008
Director and Translator: Stephen Simek

Heather Raffo’s 9 Parts of Desire
May 9 – June 14, 2008
Director and Co-Producer: Louanne Moldovan

13th Season

The Receptionist by Adam Bock
October 17 – November 22, 2008
Director: Rose Riordan
Co-Producer: Laura Faye Smith

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune by Terrence McNally
January 16 – February 21, 2009
Director and Co-Producer: Antonio Sonera

1st Annual NEWxNW

The Uneasy Chair: A Cautionary Tale in Three Volumes by Evan Smith
May 7 – June 13, 2009
Director: Shelly Lipkin

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal
July 10-August 1, 2009
Director and Co-Producer: Brian Allard

14th Season

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard
October 16-November 20, 2009
Director: Megan Kate Ward
Co-Producers: Val Landrum and Chris Harder

Hamlet by William Shakespeare
January 15-February 20, 2010
Director: Kristan Seemel
Co-Producer: Chris Murray

2nd Annual NEWxNW

This Lime Tree Bower by Conor McPherson
May 7-June 12, 2010
Director: Devon Allen
Co-Producer: Our Shoes Are Red, The Performance Lab

Live Girls by Natalie Rose (world premiere)
July 8-August 7, 2010
Director: Toni McDowell-Laney
Co-Producer: Natalie Rose

15th Season

Heart Beatings by Mark LaPierre, a world premiere musical
October 15-November 20, 2010
Director: Diane Englert
Co-Producers: Diane Englert & Mark LaPierre

3rd Annual NEWxNW

Kid Simple, a radio play in the flesh by Jordan Harrison
February 18-March 26, 2011
Director and Co-Producer: Tom Moorman

Reasons To Be Pretty by Neil LaBute
May 13-June 18, 2011
Director: Gretchen Corbett
Co-Producer: Lucky Apple Productions

16th Season

Animals and Plants by Adam Rapp
October 14-November 19, 2011
Director: Michael O’Connell
Co-Producers: Michael O’Connell & Chris Murray

Day of the Docent by Ebbe Roe Smith (world premiere)
February 17-March 24, 2012
Director: Marcella Crowson
Co-Producers: Laura Faye Smith & Marcella Crowson

Hard Times adapted by Stephen Jeffreys from the novel by Charles Dickens
May 11-June 3, 2012
Director: Michael Gerber
Co-Producers: Ted deChatelet, Tim Manion, David Janoviak (demaniak productions)

Summerfest 2012

The Centering by Steve Patterson & Chris Harder (solo show)
June 7-17, 2012
Director: Chris Harder

Mormon Redneck Thespian by Cory Huff (solo show)
June 21- 24, 2012

The Monologues by Phil Busse (late night show)
June 23 – July 21, 2012
Director: Debbie Lamedman
Co-Producers: CoHo Productions, Phil Busse

You Belong To Me by Steven Wolfson (work-in-progress; one woman show)
June 28-July 1, 2012
Director: Jane Bement Geesman

Irregardless by Stacey Hallal (solo show)
July 5-July 14, 2012

Continuum by Patrick Wohlmut (world premiere)
August 10-September 1, 2012
Director: Stan Foote
Co-Producers: Playwrights West

17th Season

Body Awareness by Annie Baker October
18-November 10, 2012
Director: Gretchen Corbett

International Falls by Thomas Ward (world premiere)
January 24-February 16, 2013
Director and Co-Producer: Brandon Woolley

Crooked by Catherine Trieschmann
May 16-June 8, 2013
Director: Philip Cuomo
Co-Producers: Philip Cuomo & Maureen Porter

Summerfest 2013

GGG: Dominatrix for Dummies by Eleanor O’Brien
June 13-16, 2013

Threads by Tonya Jone Miller
June 20-23, 2013

My Mind is Like An Open Meadow by Erin Leddy
June 27-30. 2013

Til Death: The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Tara Travis
July 5-7, 2013

Mr. Darcy Dreamboat by Camille Cettina
July 11-14, 2013

18th Season

The Outgoing Tide by Bruce Graham
Oct 18-Nov 9, 2013
Director: Stephanie Mulligan

Enjoy by Toshiki Okada
Jan 17-Feb 8, 2014
Director: Michael Griggs

Maple and Vine by Jordan Harrison
May 2-May2 4, 2014
Director: Megan Kate Ward

Summerfest 2014

Lust and Marriage by Eleanor O’Brien
July 3,5,6 2014

Fishing For my Father by Chris Harder
July 10-13, 2014

High Plains by Brian Watkins
Performed by Ben Newman
July 17-20, 2014

Cannibals & Cannonballs: Living in the Late Now
By Leo Daedalus
July 24-26, 2014

The Sweatermakers – Playwrights West By Andrew Wardenaar
Directed by Matthew Zrebski
Aug. 8th-30th 2014

CoHo Presents: Butt Kapinski By Deanna Fleysher
Sept. 4th & 5th 2014

19th Season

‘Night, Mother by Marsha Norman
Oct 17-Nov 8, 2014
Director: Gavin Hoffman

The Snowstorm by Sam Gregory and Eric Nordin
Jan 16- Feb 7, 2015
Director & Choreographer: Jessica Wallenfels

Grounded by George Brant
May 1-23, 2015
Director: Isaac Lamb

Summerfest 2015

The Wildly Inappropriate Poetry of Arthur Greenleaf Holmes by Gordy Boudreau
June 11-14, 2015

Butt Kapinski by Deanna Fleysher
June 18-21, 2015

LOON by The Wonderheads
June 25-28. 2015

The Dissenter’s Handbook: A Collection of Riotous Tales by Dario Fo by Shaking the Tree      July 2, 3, 5, 2015

Drowned Horse Tavern: A Sea Shanty Cabaret by Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble  July 9-12, 2015


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