Win Tickets ($100): Ithaka @ Artists Repertory Theatre | World Premiere, Portland Playwrite, Odyssean Journey

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Ithaka @ Artists Repertory Theatre on May 31. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, May 31.

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May 28 – June 30, 2013
Tuesday – Sunday @ 7:30pm | Sunday @ 2:00pm
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Artists Repertory Theatre
1515 SW Morrison St., Portland, OR 97205
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How long does the battle continue after a soldier returns home?

Marine Captain Elaine Edwards has just returned from her latest tour in Afghanistan but this time things are different – home doesn’t feel right and nothing makes sense. A blow-up fight with her husband propels her to skip town to undertake an Odyssean journey through the American landscape battling her demons and trying to find her way home.

With this newly commissioned play, Oregon playwright Andrea Stolowitz examines coming home from war drawing from interviews with veterans and their families.

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23 Responses to Win Tickets ($100): Ithaka @ Artists Repertory Theatre | World Premiere, Portland Playwrite, Odyssean Journey

  1. Eric Kilgore May 28, 2013 at 10:19 am #

    James and I are trying to see as much local theatre as we can to discuss in our weekly podcast, but our wallets sometimes preclude us from seeing everything we want to see. This show is high on our list of productions we’d like to attend and free tickets would ensure that we could not only see this production, but would save us money to see other shows as well.

  2. Donielle May 28, 2013 at 10:23 am #

    After seeing first hand what war can do to our military I think it is amazing that someone is examining this from a new perspective. I think this would be amazing to see.

  3. Tami May 28, 2013 at 10:53 am #

    I would love to experience this and be able to take a friend…

  4. Bc May 28, 2013 at 9:18 pm #

    Love to see our major theater companies producing new plays by local playwrights!

  5. Bill W. May 29, 2013 at 11:53 am #

    I haven’t been to a play at the ART in quite a while. It’s time.

  6. Jenny May 30, 2013 at 2:49 pm #

    I’ve heard great things about this show, and I would love to see it! But I can’t afford a $50 ticket…

  7. Kim C May 30, 2013 at 2:51 pm #

    This looks like a great show, and I really enjoyed the last one I went to Artists Rep!

  8. Julienne May 30, 2013 at 2:53 pm #

    My 18 year old son is seriously considering joining the Marines and this would be a great study in what our soldiers experience after coming home from battle. I would love to take him too.

  9. Matthew May 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm #

    A timely play with ancient parallels? Sounds very much like a brilliant evening of theater to me.

  10. Heidi O'Shaughnessy May 30, 2013 at 3:10 pm #

    Would love to go

  11. Claire A May 30, 2013 at 4:00 pm #

    I enjoy theatre especially when it is about socially relevant topics, and this one fits that criteria.

  12. Adriana Bordea May 30, 2013 at 4:00 pm #

    Would love to take my boyfriend to this. We are both theatre nerds and met while in a show. This shows topic has a lot of significance to us and I know we would so love the opportunity to see it

  13. Parag May 30, 2013 at 4:16 pm #

    Pick me! Pick me! :)

  14. Jamie May 30, 2013 at 4:29 pm #

    My mother is in town and I would love to take her for such a fun, inspiring outing! I got my love of theater from her, so I would love to experience this together.

  15. Larry M. May 30, 2013 at 4:42 pm #

    We are off work this week and have been spending it drinking craft beer around town and sipping wine in the Willamette Valley. We need a desperate break from that routine, saved from more craft breweries Friday night, and need to add some culture as our vacation week winds down. This play would be the perfect thing to end the week with and have wanted to go to the Repertory Theater.

  16. Alex May 30, 2013 at 6:01 pm #

    because it would be lovely

  17. Jillian McAdory May 30, 2013 at 6:21 pm #

    Anything that has to do with our heroes and art – I’m definitely interested in.

  18. Steve K May 30, 2013 at 7:40 pm #

    Reasons you should pick me for the free tickets:

    1. I know that 4 x 8 = 32, like any good robot would.
    2. I’m not a robot.
    3. I’m a pacifist who resisted draft registration, and there should be at least one of those in the house for this play, right?
    4. I want to take a friend who moved from Boston who needs to be exposed to more cool things in Portland to ensure that she sticks around (and continues to break my heart).

  19. panda May 30, 2013 at 9:26 pm #

    i served in iraq, i think this would really resonate with me. would love to attend.

  20. Georg May 30, 2013 at 9:28 pm #

    The subject of this play hits home. Could use some perspective. Thanks.

  21. Eric May 30, 2013 at 11:54 pm #

    ART rocks the house, that’s reason enough for me!!

  22. Laura May 31, 2013 at 7:05 am #

    Would really love an appreciate winning these tickets.

  23. Erin May 31, 2013 at 9:05 am #

    please please please…..

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