Win Tickets ($32): Back Fence PDX: Don’t Box Me In @ Mission Theater | Live Storytelling. No lies. No Notes. No Memorization

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Back Fence PDX: Don’t Box Me In @ Mission Theater on April 5. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, April 4.

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From our sponsors:
Back Fence PDX @ Mission TheaterBack Fence PDX: MAIN STAGE | Don’t Box Me In
April 5, 2014
6:30 p.m. Doors / 8 p.m. Show | $13 ADV / $16 Doors | 21+

Mission Theater
1624 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 223-4527

People telling true stories based on the theme: DON’T BOX ME IN. Think stories about people breaking in and out of places, and busting stereotypes wide open.

Our storytellers include: Actor/Writer, Jasmine on NBC’s Parenthood JOY BRYANT (LA), Singer/Songwriter, Spinanes/ Rebecca Gates and the Consortium REBECCA GATES (PDX), Writer for Willamette Week AARON SPENCER (PDX), Co-Producer of Arrested Development JOEY SLAMON (LA) and one more announced soon!

JOY BRYANT (LA) Star of Recent Box Office Hit About Last Night + Jasmine on NBC’s Parenthood + Bronx, NY Born + Went from Rags to Riches… or The Projects to a Ski Condo + Powder Loving Snowboarding Fool + Amateur Astronomer

REBECCA GATES (PDX) Musician + Artist + Curator + Activist + Once Bicycled from Bordeaux to Amsterdam – via Germany + Has Talked with Willie Nelson about Whether One of Them Knew the Chords to Any Fleetwood Mac Songs + Will Own a Newfoundland Dog One Day

AARON SPENCER (PDX) Dance and De Facto Drag Queen Writer for Willamette Week + Web Design Pro + Go-to Karaoke Song is “Under the Sea” + Once Broke a Window to Escape a Hookup

JOEY SLAMON (LA) Co-Producer of Arrested Development + Can Recite Every Opening to Each Individual Law and Order Series + Cries Every Time Someone Mentions WALL-E + Favorite Book is Jurassic Park, Favorite Movie is Jurassic Park, and Favorite Thing of all Time is Jurassic Park

Limited $20 VIP reserved seating. Ticket link: (NOTE: Skip the convenience + handling fees by getting your tickets in person at the Crystal Box Office, Bagdad Theater, and the Edgefield gift shop.)

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21 Responses to Win Tickets ($32): Back Fence PDX: Don’t Box Me In @ Mission Theater | Live Storytelling. No lies. No Notes. No Memorization

  1. Stephanie Brennan April 1, 2014 at 7:15 pm #

    I would love to be chosen for the tickets!
    It has been too long since I have been to a live theater event, and I’m dying to go.
    Pick me please!

  2. Heather April 2, 2014 at 11:16 am #

    This sounds like a great time!

  3. Dan April 2, 2014 at 4:42 pm #

    What is the topic? Last live storytelling I saw was a MOTH event in LA entitled, “strangers”. Fun time for those who have never been.

  4. Lisa April 2, 2014 at 6:24 pm #

    I have wanted to see what this story telling is all about! Hope I win so I can find out.

  5. Julia April 2, 2014 at 8:49 pm #

    This sounds inspiring. My partner is a writer, and it would be the perfect evening to share with him.

  6. Melody April 3, 2014 at 10:33 am #

    An evening of creative storytelling in Portland sounds like the perfect start to the weekend!

  7. Russell April 3, 2014 at 11:59 am #

    Yes please, I’d love to attend to listen to some great stories! I had some great stories but tragically have misplaced most of them… May be this would help me to remember them again.

  8. Bill W. April 3, 2014 at 12:36 pm #

    I love storytelling and the Mission is a great spot for all things Portland.

  9. Jessie April 3, 2014 at 2:54 pm #

    Went to a show a couple of months ago and I’m hooked. Would love to see it again!

  10. Lauren April 3, 2014 at 3:06 pm #

    I love storytime!

  11. RC April 3, 2014 at 3:07 pm #

    Tell it like it is

  12. Tom P April 3, 2014 at 3:23 pm #

    I’ve never been to a story telling show before

  13. Jamie April 3, 2014 at 3:27 pm #

    I love story telling and have been wanting to check out a Back Fence PDX event!

  14. Maria Witt April 3, 2014 at 4:50 pm #

    I have a friend coming to town who would love this!

  15. Lea Anna April 3, 2014 at 5:55 pm #

    I’ve always wanted to go see one of these.

  16. lauren April 3, 2014 at 6:06 pm #

    I love joy Bryant! pick me!

  17. Gabrielle DeWitt April 3, 2014 at 9:17 pm #

    I would like to win because live storytelling is awesome and backfence is the best!!

  18. Chris McConville April 4, 2014 at 7:02 am #

    Great lineup! Would love to see it!

  19. Kelly coughlin April 4, 2014 at 11:05 am #

    Outta the box, and across the back fence, id like to join the conversation!

  20. Jennifer Kerns April 4, 2014 at 2:03 pm #

    Sounds so fun! Would love to go.

  21. Aaron April 5, 2014 at 12:01 am #

    Would be major bonus points with the wife d/t the Parenthood connection. Plus Rebecca Gates sounds interesting. And how can you argue with Jurassic Park?!?

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