The 870-seat Newmark Theatre is designed to emulate the Edwardian-era theaters of Europe, with no seat further than 65 feet from the stage. We stage most of our baroque, early classical era, and contemporary operas here, providing audience members with an intimate and intense performance experience.
There are multiple City of Portland parking lots surrounding the Newmark Theatre and on-street parking is also available.
The Newmark Theatre is accessible by the TriMet MAX, Portland Streetcar, and a number of bus routes. Click here for the closest stops and stations.
Bike parking on the street is available surrounding the Newmark Theatre. Go here for a map of current locations.
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Wheelchair seating is available in the Newmark Theatre. Patrons requiring this service are asked to contact the Portland Opera Box Office in advance at 503-241-1802 or the Portland5′ Box Office at 503-248-4335.
Special Hearing Devices
Free headsets for the wireless listening system are available at the Coat Room.
Audio Described Performances
For sight-impaired patrons, we provide audio description services for Sunday matinee performances. Contact the Portland Opera Box Office at 503-241-1802 for more information.
For more details on accessibility at this venue go here.
Food & Beverages
INSIDE ANTOINETTE HATFIELD HALL
For those wanting dinner and drinks before a show at the Newmark Theatre, Dolores Winningstad Theatre, Brunish Theatre, or Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, try the ArtBar & Bistro, serving convivial NW cuisine. The affordably chic menu centers around Northwest ingredients punctuated with international flavors. Appetizers, soups, salads and desserts bring drama to each plate nightly. The ArtBar offers classic hand-crafted cocktails, wines, and beers that will quench even the heartiest thirst. Stop in at the bar or make reservations for dinner.
The ArtBar is open for most evening events at the Newmark, Winningstad, and Brunish Theatres, and Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
Food and Beverage Policy
Although food must be enjoyed outside of the theater, patrons may bring beverages with a lid and straw inside the theater during performances.