Chris Coleman re-ups as artistic director of Portland Center Stage

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com February 05 2003 1:00 AM ET

The board of directors of Portland [Ore.] Center Stage has renewed the three-year contract of openly gay artistic director Chris Coleman, which will keep him in his current position through April 2006. Since arriving in Portland in 2000, Coleman's several directorial efforts include the West Coast premiere of Flesh and Blood, based on the novel by Michael Cunningham.