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American Summer Squash & Hercules Didn't Wade in the Water

The Firehouse at IFCC
5340 N Interstate Avenue
Portland, OR 97217, US (map)



The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017 AMERICAN SUMMER SQUASH by Don W Glenn, directed by Jocelyn Seid


HERCULES DIDN’T WADE IN THE WATER by Michael A Jones, directed by Damaris Webb

Staged readings of two new one-act plays about the American Dream, displacement, and Hurricane Katrina from the African American perspective.

Six Performances: Friday 5/26th 7pm Saturday 5/27 7pm Sunday 5/29 2pm Friday 6/2 7pm Saturday 6/3 7pm Sunday 6/4 2pm *curated post show conversation following Sunday 5/29 matinee

Admission: The Price of the Ticket - $25 Suggested General - $15 Suggested Senior/Disabled/Students $5

Location: The Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center 5340 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Run time 2hrs 30 minutes with one intermission, Box Office at IFCC open one hour before curtain. Please visit Vanport: The Surge of Social Change exhibit running in tandem with this performance.

with La’Tevin Alexander, Anthony Armstrong, Arlena Barnes, Kenneth Dembo, Jasper Howard, Eric Island, Rickey Junior, Anya Pearson, Seth Rue, Andrea Vernae & Damaris Webb

Stage Management: Jory Bowers* & Judith Yeckel, Costume Design: Wanda Walden, Technical Direction: Lara A. Klingeman

This event is part of The Vanport Mosaic Festival 2017, a four-day exploration of the history and legacy of Vanport, Oregon’s second largest city wiped out by a flood in 1948. Through theater, documentaries, historic exhibit, lectures, and tours we honor the experience of those who lived there.