B&B’s ‘Brontë’ is one for the books Polly Teale’s dramatic tale of the fabulous literary sisters takes the library as its stage for Bag&Baggage. It’s a page-turner. MARCH 8, 2017 // CULTURE, THEATER // A.L. ADAMS Homeschooled kids are as blessed with imagination as preachers’ daughters are fraught with repressed passion—and The Brontë sisters, being… Read More.
Brontë Family Circulating Among the Stacks at Hillsboro Library By Tina Arth Hillsboro’s Bag & Baggage Theatre has faced some huge challenges in the past year – like opening night of an outdoor performance forced by rain to quickly adjourn to the barren concrete floor of their unfinished new theater space. However, that was nothing… Read More.
February 17, 2017 Friends, What would happen to Bag & Baggage if the Venetian Theatre closed or was sold has been an ever-present, deep concern for the company and our board. Three years ago we embarked on the most ambitious campaign in the company’s history; buying the former Wells Fargo building on 4th & Main,… Read More.
UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF VENETIAN THEATRE FORCES CANCELLATION OF BAG&BAGGAGE’S NOISES OFF Hillsboro, OR—Despite meticulous planning and a hugely successful capital campaign, and just three months before the end of their 2016-2017 season, Bag&Baggage Productions’ Board of Directors has voted to cancel the company’s final production in the season, Noises Off. In 2007 the… Read More.
Bag&Baggage is pleased to announce a new training and professional development initiative, beginning in our 2017-2018 Season: The Bag&Baggage Apprenticeship Program! This is a 10-month-long program, lasting from August to May, and requires a commitment of 20 hours per week. Each class of apprentices will play an essential role in B&B operations. Working in every… Read More.
The Bronte Sisters Will Live Again in BRONTE at the Hillsboro Library by BWW News Desk Jan. 20, 2017 Tweet Share Anne, Charlotte, and Emily Brontë were familiar with overcoming hurdles; the three Brontë sisters overcame isolation, sexism, and a family rocked by addiction to become three of the most important writers in all… Read More.
January 20, 2017 THE BRONTE SISTERS LIVE AGAIN…AT THE HILLSBORO LIBRARY Announcement Of A Pending Sale Of The Venetian Theatre Requires Bag&Baggage To Perform Polly Teale’s Play At The Library! Hillsboro, OR- Anne, Charlotte, and Emily Brontë were familiar with overcoming hurdles; the three Brontë sisters overcame isolation, sexism, and a family rocked by addiction… Read More.
BAG&BAGGAGE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT The National Event Will See Hundreds Of Theatres Across The Country Stand Up For Inclusion And Access January 19th Hillsboro, OR- On the eve of Inauguration Day, Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro’s only professional theatre company, will join more than 100 theaters across the United States as a participant in… Read More.
Due to the treacherous conditions, B&B has CANCELLED TONIGHT’S PERFORMANCE OF PARFUMERIE, Thursday December 15th, 2016. The safety of our patrons, and our artists, is paramount to us…if you have tickets for tonight’s show, we are happy to exchange them for any future performance. Please be patient with us as there were a lot of… Read More.
Thursday, December 8th 2016 performance of Parfumerie has been cancelled! Due to the continued snow, and projected icy road conditions, B&B has CANCELLED TONIGHT’S PERFORMANCE OF PARFUMERIE. The safety of our patrons, and our artists, is paramount to us…if you have tickets for tonight’s show, we are happy to exchange them for any future performance.… Read More.