Today for the first time in nearly a year, I am feeling excited about the future. We are going to be opening up little by little over the coming weeks and months, and IF WE ALL DO OUR PART (wear a mask and socially distance when in public and GET YOUR VACCINE as soon as you become eligible), we hope to be running at full capacity by June 2021.

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ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW @ the historic Clinton Street Theater now has BIY SHOWS every weekend (COVID numbers willing) for a maximum of 50 PEOPLE.

Emcee Nathan will be your host. You need to purchase your ticket in advance, and, unfortunately, like the bars and restaurants in our state, we are required to close by 11pm. This means we will still have Rocky Horror at midnight, only it's GVT (Greenwich Village Time). Doors at 8pm, pre-show at 8:30pm, and the movie begins at 9pm.

We are not set up to serve concessions right now, but we can sell beer/wine/hard cider for those 21 and over. You are welcome to bring in your own snacks and theater-approved props. Please remember that we're short staffed, and don't throw enough rice on the floor, as my mother would say, to feed an army. 

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We are officially opening the Historic Clinton Street Theater for private rentals of up to 12 people. $100/per hour. That means if you and eleven of your very bestest bubble-bubbly friends want to enjoy a flick on the big screen and hang out for two hours, you can do so for only a little more than $16.50/person. Again, we are not setup to offer concessions, but you are welcome to bring your own snacks. You cannot bring in outside alcohol, but we do have a limited assortment of beer/wine/hard cider for purchase. If you are interested, please contact us: info@cstpdx.com.


If you can't come to the theater in person, and you want to make sure we survive, you can support us in a few different ways:




Dan responded to the Covid crisis by creating a mind-bending performance of eye-popping online magic called SHAZOOM! It’s up close and personal, and it beams from Dan’s Magic Parlor directly into your home, office or school.  Interested?  Just say the magic word—SHAZOOM!—and contact Dan.  The virtual party runs approximately an hour. 

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Watch the CST CoVideothon Channel and make a Donation!

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Visit our Virtual Cinema.



Watch a film at home and part of the proceeds benefit the Clinton.


Purchase merchandise at the CST store.

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