Featured image: A scene from “Megallanica”, by Oregon award-winning playwright E.M. Lewis, one of the new works featured at the 2018 Fertile Ground Festival in Portland. It’s a story about eight scientists and engineers who came to the South Pole Research Station in 1985 to figure out whether there’s a hole in the sky. During their isolated journey from the world, they learn a lot about each other and themselves. (photo from Portland Area Theatre Alliance)
Readings, workshops, dance, music, fully staged productions, and everything in between – it’s all at the ninth annual Fertile Ground Festival in Portland from Thursday, January 18, through Sunday, January 28. More than 70 new works by local artists are scheduled in 32 venues throughout the Portland metro area.
Some events are free, and others charge admission. Or you can buy a $50 festival pass.
To view the complete schedule and buy tickets and festival passes, visit the Fertile Ground Festival’s website.