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Portland Civic Theatre Guild
John Longenbaugh
John Longenbaugh

Portland is a Writer’s City, with the celebrated bookstore Powell’s at its heart and a long history of authors ranging from schoolroom favorite Beverly Cleary to psychedelic Ken Kesey, from gritty urban fabulist Chuck Palahniuk to science fiction doyen Ursula Le Guin.

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plays include Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol (Dramatists), the short play collection Arcana (Dramatic Publishing), and Bible Stories for Agnostics. He's also the creator of the Victorian alternate history show BRASS, available as a podcast, stage shows and short films. More info at