Fertile Ground Portland

A Festival of New Works Blog

Check Out the Publicity for Fertile Ground! January 17, 2011

Filed under: Shows — fertilegroundpdx @ 7:37 am

If you haven’t seen all of the wonderful press coverage around Fertile Ground yet, you definitely should check out the Fertile Ground Newsroom.

The Oregonian’s A&E cover story, written by Marty Hughley, said,

“(Fertile Ground) Launched in 2009 by the Portland Area Theatre Alliance, a volunteer-run service organization for local theater artists and organizations, the festival offers a veritable buffet of creative endeavor from across the city’s performing arts scene. Having branched out from plays and musicals to also include dance, comedy and various hybrids, this year’s 11-day event will feature 68 shows taking place in more than two dozen locations from the Pearl District to Tigard.”

Isn’t that amazing? 68 shows – ALL by local artists. That’s a lot of local talent. Excited yet?

Fertile Ground starts this Thursday with 11 productions across the city. If you haven’t picked your shows yet, visit the Calendar page.


The Festival Pass will grant admission to all participating Fertile Ground projects throughout the 10-day festival, including the late night “Hot House,” panel discussions and the “Down and Dirty at 12:30” lunchbox new work reading series.

After ordering a Festival Pass online you will be sent a receipt. On that receipt is a personal link that invites you to “view your order status”.  Click through to the order status and then select the “Manage Your Benefits” icon.  There you can easily select and reserve your seat to all of the offerings you’d like to attend during the 10-day Fertile Ground Festival. To order your festival pass, click here.

What shows are you looking forward to?


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