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Winter Song

Live At The Tower!
December 28 and 29 at 7:30 pm.
Reserved seating, doors open at 7 pm.

The safety of Tower patrons, staff, volunteers and performers is of paramount importance. With continuing COVID-19 cases and illness, plus evolving industry norms and best practices, the Tower Theatre now requires proof of full vaccination for entry to all performances. Those not fully vaccinated, ages 12 and up, must show proof of a negative result from an approved COVID test taken within 72 hours of the performance. “Fully vaccinated” means receiving the final vaccination dose of Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson at least 14 days before the performance date. All patrons need to provide this information as a condition of entry. Based on Oregon mandates, mask wearing is also required inside the venue by everyone 5 and up, regardless of vaccination status.

These protocols are subject to review and change according to federal, state and county recommendations and guidelines.

Visit our COVID 19 ​Updates section of our website for full details.

​"This show is like comfort food — warm, nourishing, and just exactly what you want on a cold winter’s night.” —BroadwayWorld

Winter Song is a collection of beloved tunes and tales that celebrate winter and all it represents: love, family, solitude, renewal and warmth. Music, our stories, and your shared experiences come together in this cozy celebration of winter. 

There’s a running theme of “home” throughout the collection of songs. What does home mean to you, where is home, how do you get home? We invite you tonight to settle in, remember, cherish, and let the feelings of nostalgia and new days ahead wash over you. 

Merideth Kaye Clark

Meredith has played definitive leading theatrical roles nationwide, such as Elphaba in the First National Tour of Wicked, Eva Perón in Evita (Northern Stage), Nancy in Oliver! (5th Ave), Alice Murphy in Bright Star (Arvada Center), Cathy in The Last Five Years (Portland Center Stage) and has originated roles in two off-Broadway musicals. Clark is a sought-after concert artist described as "plain astonishing" and "a masterful performer" with "powerhouse pipes." She co-created the original concerts Winter Song (Portland Center Stage), Joni Mitchell’s BLUE, At the Intersection of Broadway and Blue (NYC Symphony Space), and Happy Days Are Here Again: The Music of Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand which are now touring internationally.

Brandon Woolley

Brandon is a director, producer, and collaborator in Portland, Oregon. Directing credits include: A Christmas Memory paired with Winter Song (co-creator), Mary's WeddingSex with Strangers, and JAW Promising Playwright Events (Portland Center Stage at the Armory); Luna Gale, International Falls and The Few (CoHo Theater); The God Game (Self-produced); The End of Sex (Theatre Vertigo); Dial M for Murder (BagnBaggage Productions).

 

A Sample of the Music in Winter Song

Can't Find My Way Home

Written by Steve Winwood

Home Again
Written by Carole King

Song for A Winter's Night
Written by Gordon Lightfoot

Cantique de Noel
Music by Adolphe Adam

Take 5
Written by Paul Desmond

My Favorite Things
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Silver Bells
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans

White Wine in the Sun
Written by Tim Minchin

Christmas Don't Be Late
Written by Ross Bagdasarian

Urge for Going
Written by Joni Mitchell

Sisters
Written by Irving Berlin

Carol of the Bells
Music by Mykola Leontovych
 

  

A Special Message About Winter Song

 

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