Opening This Week

12 Angry Men
Reginald Rose's play about a deliberating jury, updated to Portland time. PAULA PRODUCTIONS, AT THE UPTOWN CAFE, 232 NE Lincoln St, 640-9393, 8 pm, Thurs-Sun, ends Feb 17, $10

After the Facts & Porch
Two one-acts by Jeffrey Sweet, and both featuring Keith Scales, the first as a businessman who upbraids a fledgling reporter, in the second as the same man who has a visit from a long-lost daughter. LAKEWOOD THEATRECOMPANY AT LAKEWOOD THEATER FOR THE ARTS, 368 S State St., 635-3901, Thur-Sun, 7 pm, $19

All My Sons
Ted Roisum leads a cast of Portland regulars in this revival of Arthur Miller's play about the war at home. PROFILE THEATER PROJECT, AT THE STARK RAVING THEATER, 3430 SE Belmont St, 242-0080, Call for showtimes, Call for ticket prices

Never the Sinner
A play by John Logan about Leopold and Loeb, the rich Chicago child murderers who were defended by Clarence Darrow. ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATER, 1516 SW Alder St, 241-1278, Tues-Sunday; call for showtimes; ends Feb 25, $13.30 for previews; $22 thereafter

Oh Lost Weekend
See Bio Box IMAGO THEATER, 17 SE 8th Ave, 231-9581, Thurs, 7:30 pm, Fri-Sat, 8 pm, ends Feb 17, $16-$18

Poona the Fuckdog & Other Plays for Children
Political and cultural satire in the form of a series of childrens' fables, written by Jeff Goode. THEATRE VERTIGO AT THE RUSSELL STREET THEATER, 116 NE Russell, 306-0870, call for showtimes; ends Feb 11, Call for ticket prices

Shirley Valentine
Willy Russell's play about a British housewife who takes a vacation to Greece in order to stop talking to the walls. TRIANGLE PRODUCTIONS! AT THEATER! THEATRE!, 3430 SE Belmont St, 239-5919, Thur-Sun, cal for showtimes, ends Feb 10, Call for ticket prices

Twelfth Night
Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identity, directed by James Cox. TYGRES HEART SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, 1111 SW Broadway, 288-8400, Thur, 7 pm, Fri - Sat, 8 pm, Sat-Sun, 2 pm, ends Feb 18, Call for ticket prices

Current Runs

Always ... Patsy Cline
A two-character version of the CW singer, played by Stephanie Shininger. SYLVIA'S CLASS ACT DINNER THEATER, 5115 NE Sandy Blvd, 288-6828, Wed-Sat, 6:15 pm, Sun, 5:15 pm, through March 17, $26.95

Eleven Angry Improvisers
A courtroom-flavored improv, developed last fall and now acheiving full-fledged theatrical status. BRODY THEATER, 1904 NW 27th Ave, 224-0688, Fri-Sat, 8 pm, ends Feb 10, $8

I love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
A musical paean to the joys of romance, now moved to the World Trade Center Auditorium, 121 SW Salmon. TRIANGLE PRODUCTIONS! AT THEATER! THEATRE!, 3430 SE Belmont St, 239-5919, Fri-Sat, through Jan 28, Call for ticket prices

Late Nite Catechism
A Chicago nun conducts an adult education class in the catechism, where she calls on "students" (the audience) to answer questions. CLOUD 9 PRODUCTIONS AT THE MAIN STREET THEATER, 904 SW Main St, 790-2787, Thur-Fri 8 pm, Sat 2 and 8 pm, Sun 7 pm, through Jan 28 , $24.50-$29.50

Rowdies on the River: An Unruly History of Portland
Tim Hill and John Remington's two-person play about Portland's past, told in song and tall tale. PORTLAND SPIRIT, 224-3900, Call for showtime; ends Feb 28, Call for ticket prices

Tony 'n Tina's Wedding
The interactive comedy about a chaotic wedding ceremony. HEY CITY, AT THE FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH, 1011 SW 12th Ave, 790-2787, Wed-Fri, 7 pm, Sat, 5 and 8:30 pm, Sun 5 pm, through Feb 14, $43.50-65.50

An interactive play featuring mask, puppetry, and dance. OTHER HAND PRODUCTIONS AT THE HOPE THEATER, 1807 NE 39th, 282-7048, Sat, 11 pm, through March 3, $10