Dmae features Profile Theatre’s artistic director Josh Hecht and director Rebecca Martinez of  26 Miles by Quiara Alegría Hudes. We’ll hear about the play and about the rest of Profile’s season which features Hudes work as the sole playwright.

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Profile Theatre Project presents

26 Miles
by Quiara Alegría Hudes

Quiara Alegría Hudes

June 15 – 25, 2017 on the Morrison Stage at Artists Repertory Theatre, 1515 SW Morrison St., Portland, OR 97205

Directed by Rebecca Martinez

A desperate midnight phone call spurs a spontaneous road trip for a brilliant teen and her estranged mother. The reunited pair runs fast and furious from the secrets in their lives. As reality nips at their heels, they find connection, forgiveness and a part of their identities that has been missing all along.

Featuring: Jimmy Garcia*, Chris Harder*, Alex Ramirez de Cruz, Julana Torres*

Creative Team: Kristeen Crosser (Lighting Design), Sarah Gahagan (Costume Design), Daniel Meeker (Scenic Design), Sharath Patel (Sound Design)
Previews June 15th & 16th.
Opening Night June 17th.
ASL interpreted performance June 23rd.

Evening performances 7:30pm. Matinees 2:00pm
Running Time: 90 Minutes. No intermission.

“26 Miles”

 Ticket Info at Or call  Profile Theatre’s box office at 506.242.0080, Tues-Fri noon-4pm

 Profile also features “In Dialogue” Events, a series of lectures, pre-show talks, post-show discussions and concerts, as well as community events and other programming,

Saturday, June 17th:
Opening Night Reception | Post-Show

Immediately following the performance for refreshments, drinks and music.
Morrison Lobby

Sunday, June 18th:
Mat Chat with the cast of  26 Miles | Post-show

Thursday, June 22nd:
A Cultural Inner-View: Youth Honoring/Challenging Tradition| 6:55pm


A discussion featuring Rosita Rendon, a coordinator for Latino Network’s Studio Latino after-school program, and Arts & Culture Manager, Joaquin Lopez. The two discuss the unique experience growing up bilingual and bicultural; navigating two worlds at home and at school; and what you learn along the way.

Panel Discussion Co-Hosted by Latino Network
Morrison Lobby

Friday, June 23rd:
Martha Grover: What’s a Perzine? | 6:55pm

Martha Grover, author of Somnambulist Zine, talks about the history of zines, perzines and writing about identity.

Martha Grover is the author of One More for the People and The End of my Career, which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award in creative nonfiction. She has been publishing Somnambulist for over ten years.
Morrison Lobby

Saturday, June 24th:
Patricia Schechter: Women on the Road: Some Paths to the Present | 6:55pm

Is “hitting the open road” just a guy thing? Did Thelma and Louise have to die?  There is a rich history to women, travel and ideas about freedom–especially involving the car–and it might not be what you think.  This short lecture sets the play “26 Miles” in context with a look at a few key moments in recent cultural history, with a few surprises along the way.

Patricia A. Schechter teaches women’s history at Portland State University.  She has published a number of books and articles, included the co-authored volume with Avel Louise Gordly, Remembering the Power of Words: The Life of an Oregon Activist, Legislator, and Community Leader (OSU Press, 2011).
Morrison Lobby

Sunday, June 25th:
Mat Chat with the cast of  26 Miles | Post-show

To see past In Dialogue Events go here.