Pay What You Will For "Astoria: Part One"

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Pay What You Will For "Astoria: Part One"
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Portland Center Stage at The Armory says
Umpqua Bank presents Pay What You Will Night for the preview performance of "Astoria" Sunday, Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale at noon on Sunday, in person only!

Please limit eight (8) per person. Admission is any price over $1.

More about the show: A World Premiere!
Adapted from the best-selling book by Peter Stark, this harrowing dual journey — one over land, one by sea — will be told with an exceptional cast of sixteen actors. At a time when the edge of American settlement barely reached beyond the Appalachian Mountains, two visionaries — President Thomas Jefferson and millionaire John Jacob Astor — foresaw that one day the Pacific would dominate world trade as much as the Atlantic did in their day. Just two years after the Lewis and Clark Expedition concluded in 1806, Jefferson and Astor turned their sights westward once again. Thus began one of history’s dramatic but largely forgotten turning points in the conquest of the North American continent. This monumental piece of American history will be told in two parts over the course of two seasons. Part One is about the journey to Astoria and Part Two (premiering January, 2018) is about the establishment of Astoria, the first permanent United States settlement on the West Coast.
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By: Portland Center Stage at The Armory

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