"Portland theater artist Bess Welden [is] a dynamic, intelligent force in Maine performance and education." --The Portland Phoenix

Bess Welden - Legbala

illustration by Jamie Hogan for Portland Stage


photo by Katie Day


photo by Melissa Blackall

What's New?

REFUGE MALJA ملجأ is a finalist for the 2020 National Jewish Playwriting Contest and Tour produced by the Jewish Plays Project. Read the JewishBoston article about the play and contest.

DEATH WINGS named semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 2020 New Play Conference

What's Next?

illustration by Nori Hilton

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