Venue, Directions & Parking
NWCT is located at 1819 NW Everett Street, Portland, Oregon, in the historic Northwest Neighborhood Cultural Center in the vibrant Nob Hill neighborhood. Click here for GoogleMap directions.
The building is fully accessible, and features a theater with 330 full view seats and 320 limited view seats. Numerous rooms are used as classrooms, performance venues, meeting and event spaces, as well as several administrative offices. Off-street parking and a paid surface lot are available nearby.
Free parking is available in the NWCT lot located directly behind the theater on NW Flanders. On-street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood. Please note: Parking in Northwest Portland can require patience and planning. NWCT recommends all patrons plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before curtain time.
We are located on several major bus lines running through Northwest Portland, and are just a few blocks from the streetcar and MAX lines that run near PGE Park. Visit TriMet’s website to plan your visit using public transportation. NWCT’s location is also bike-friendly, and is located on streets with dedicated bike lanes, racks, and a Biketown station. Bike lock areas are available outside the theater and throughout the neighborhood.
NWCT’s theater features assigned seating in cushioned pews. Additional cushions are available to use for free during performances. Click on the image below for a larger, printable PDF.
Will-call is located in our lobby and tickets are available for pick-up one hour before performance time. Tickets are held under your last name. If you have lost or forgotten your tickets, our Box Office staff will be happy to print you a new copy.
Toys, puppets, costumes, NWCT shirts, and other gifts are available for all Mainstage performances. Donor Circle Members receive 10% off all gifts.
NWCT operates in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and makes every effort to accommodate all patrons to the theater. Please see below for services offered:
Wheelchair access is located at our 19th Avenue entrance (near the parking lot). Inside, there is an elevator to take patrons from the lobby to the theater. Please feel free to call before your arrival so that a staff member may be ready to assist you. Wheelchair accessible seating and restrooms are also available.
NWCT offers sensory-friendly shows, featuring shorter run-times, no intermission, reduced or removed lighting and sound cue, and the constant presence of house lights. These performances are specifically designed for children on the autism spectrum or with other sensory sensitivities.
|How I Became a Pirate||Sunday, Sept. 29, 2pm|
|Matilda the Musical||Sunday, Dec. 15 4:30pm|
|The Jungle Book||Sunday, Feb. 16, 4pm|
|Seussical||Sunday, May 5, 4pm|
For our ASL interpreted shows, we block off a section of seats where families can view the interpreter and the show seamlessly.
|How I Became a Pirate||Saturday, Oct. 5, 11am|
|Matilda the Musical||Saturday, Dec. 21, 12pm|
|The Jungle Book||Saturday, Feb. 22, 12pm|
|Seussical||Saturday, May 16, 12pm|
Our audio-described shows provide extra description of the action via headphones when dialogue goes quiet.
|How I Became a Pirate||Saturday, Oct. 5, 2pm|
|Matilda the Musical||Saturday, Dec. 21, 4:30pm|
|The Jungle Book||Saturday, Feb. 22, 4pm|
|Seussical||Saturday, May 16, 4pm|
For tickets to our Access Shows, or if you or someone in your group requires assistance or other accommodations, please contact our box office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-222-2190.