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Thumbnail for - Review: The North Plan
Jan 23, 2012
red-alert state
In an all-too-plausible dystopian future, the US government has gone into “red alert.” As Facebook, Twitter, and online bank accounts flicker and founder, high-ranking government agents use the...
Thumbnail for - Review: (I Am Still) the Duchess of Malfi
Jan 14, 2012
If Quentin Tarantino remade the classic Jacobean tragedy...
Artists Repertory Theatre’s contemporary re-imagining of the Jacobean revenge tragedy The Duchess of Malfi, re-titled (I Am Still) The Duchess of Malfi, begins with the portly Cardinal (Todd Van...
Thumbnail for - Review: West Side Story
Jan 5, 2012
play it cool
We all know the story: Maria and Tony love each other, the Sharks and the Jets hate each other, and it all culminates (like the Shakespearean tragedy it reprises) in a handful of regrettable...
Thumbnail for - Crazy Enough
Dec 23, 2011
Now Read This
Storm Large's manic memoir is a ragamuffin to rock-star story.
Thumbnail for - Review: Angels in America
Dec 21, 2011
deep freeze
One wants to move through life with elegance and grace, blossoming infrequently but with exquisite taste, and perfect timing, like a rare bloom, a zebra orchid… Twirling hypnotically in a black...
Thumbnail for - OBT’s Holiday Revue: Assorted Delights
Dec 13, 2011
sweets in stockings
Every year, Oregon Ballet Theatre serves up its delectable Balanchine* version of The Nutcracker, attracting droves of all-ages devotees. But Holiday Revue is the company’s way of catering to...
Thumbnail for - Review: The Santaland Diaries
Dec 6, 2011
elf actualized
You’ve got to hand it to Portland Center Stage for pairing childish memoir A Christmas Story with David Sedaris’s jaded rant The Santaland Diaries . Where the former is extravagant and...
Thumbnail for - Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol
Nov 22, 2011
sleuthful indiscretion
This time last year, when A Christmas Story bumped A Christmas Carol from the PCS main stage, Culturephile ran through the relative merits of Scrooge v Ralphie. Now, Artists Repertory Theatre...
Thumbnail for - Glengarry with Gals?
Nov 10, 2011
brass belles
Here at the PM offices, mere feet from the cubicle where Culturephile is honed into relative readability, there is a chart. On the chart are large red drawings of partially-filled thermometers,...
Thumbnail for - Oklahoma! Closing Thoughts
Nov 4, 2011
theater review
It’s been just over a month since Portland Mercury’s review of Portland Center Stage’s all-black Oklahoma! sent the winds of critical discussion sweeping down the plane. Noah Dunham contended...
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