Short List: Stumptown Stages closes with 'Mamma Mia' and White Bird welcomes Israel choreographers and dance company
'Dear Evan Hansen'
Reminder: The Broadway in Portland show, and winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, continues through Feb. 8 at Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay Ave. See www.BroadwayInPortland.com for details.
Stumptown Stages closes its 15th season with the popular musical, featuring the hits of ABBA. The story unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. Jacqueline Mallene stars.
7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 30-Feb. 16, Brunish Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, www.stumptownstages.org, $28-$48
The stage-radio variety show welcomes author Timothy Egan and musical duo Pure Bathing Culture.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., www.livewireradio.org, $20
The company puts on "Life According to Morty and Ruth," about a couple's night out, when they show up late to a theater and then Ruth unapologetically interrupts the show to start to share their life story. It begins at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, and continues through Feb. 15 at Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza, 1785 N.E. Sandy Blvd. For more: www.triangleproductions.org.
The YouTube sketch comedy group stops in Portland on its live tour, "Try Not to Laugh." They're celebrating their 15th anniversary.
8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St., www.revolutionhall.com, $35-$155
'The Third Dance'
White Bird's season continues with the West Coast premiere of Israeli choreographers Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor's compelling and humorous work at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art.
8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, Feb. 5-8, 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, PICA, 15 N.E. Hancock St., www.whitebird.org, starting at $25
Chinese New Year
Reminder: Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 N.W Everett St., puts on the biggest celebration for the Year of the Rat through Feb. 9. For complete info: www.lansugarden.org.
Seafood & Wine Festival
The 15th annual event features seafood, wine, craft beers, cider and distilled spirits; more than 65 wineries will be in attendance.
2 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., www.oregoncc.org, $15, $13 11-18 years old, $13 60-over
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