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THEATER REVIEW

Artists Rep’s ‘Intimate Apparel’ Is a Quiet Triumph

With a stellar cast, Artists Rep’s production about showy underwear reveals multiple issues with a deceptively simple tale. Thru Oct 5

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 09/17/2014
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TBA Review: Luke George's 'Not About Face'

This audience participative work found the chilling common denominator between ISIS and Jeff Koons. Thru Sept 18

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/16/2014
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CONCERT REVIEW + SLIDESHOW

Lil’ Wayne “Wins” Battle With Drake, Lays His Claim To Portland

The rap battle royale of the year took over Sleep Country Amphitheater this Saturday, and everybody won.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 09/15/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Drake Vs. Lil' Wayne At Sleep Country Amphitheater

According to the scoreboard, Wayne “technically” won Portland, the 13th round of their 31-city, two-month-long bout, but they both conceded that neither truly wins a battle.

  • Published 09/15/2014
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THEATER

Review: PETE's Three Sisters

The experimental theater company's dynamic new translation of the Chekhov classic is not your high school Drama teacher's staid production. Thru Aug 17

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/13/2014
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THEATER

Review: Third Rail’s The Beauty Queen of Leenane

The darkly comic Irish tale of daughter and mother from the screenwriter of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths. Thru June 22

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 06/02/2014
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World’

ART’s staging of the controversial Irish classic is a true theatrical treat; you’d be a fool not to see it. Thru June 22

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/28/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

PCS's The Last Five Years: Not Just for Superfans

A kaleidoscopic look at the highs and lows of twenty-something romance soars with charismatic lovers and heartbreaking moments of connection. Thru June 22.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/13/2014
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THEATER

Portland Playhouse’s 'After the Revolution': So You Want to Be a Commie?

This stirring family drama makes a feast of existential doubt and political humor. Thru June 1

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 05/07/2014
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THEATER

Everything You Need to Know about OCT's 'The Giver'

We chart the path of the Newbery-winning novel from book to hit OCT play to Jeff Bridges-starring movie. Thru May 18

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 05/07/2014
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THEATER

Review: PCS’s Othello

Portland Center Stage doesn’t try to reinvent the wheel—even if it puts it on a dazzling revolving stage. Thru May 11

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 04/15/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

Review: Third Rail’s Midsummer

The “Play with Songs” offers a genuinely hilarious script and intensely likeable performances. Thru Apr 19

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 04/07/2014
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DANCE REVIEW

Review: NW Dance Project’s Director’s Choice

PDX’s contemporary powerhouse celebrates 10 years with a quartet of intense, beautiful, athletic dances. Thru Apr 5

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 04/03/2014
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CIRCUS SLIDESHOW

Photo Review: Cirque du Soleil’s Totem

Totem offers many of the ingredients that make Cirque great—fabulous costumes, amazing performers—but is it lacking something? Thru May 4

  • By Aaron Scott and Arthur Hitchcock
  • Published 04/03/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

The Motherf**ker with the Small Fire in the Piazza

Artists Rep, PCS, and Portland Playhouse all open stories about love that range from the bombastically hilarious to a slow burn.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

PCS’s “Bo-Nita” Is a One-Woman Cavalcade of Gumption

A black comedy about a precocious girl, a floozy of a mom, and trying to hang together. Thru Mar 16

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/20/2014
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Theater

Review: ART's "The Monster-Builder"

The world premiere's overblown parody provides some unexpectedly adventurous comedy, but fails to satisfyingly address its themes. Thru Mar 2

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/05/2014
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RESTAURANT REVIEW

Mideast Muddle at Levant

Scott Snyder's “French-Arabesque” hot spot on East Burnside needs flavor talks and concept negotiations.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 02/03/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

Hand2Mouth’s “Pep Talk” Will Get You Off the Bench

The experimental theater elevates our spirits and our funny bones with its parody of that American hallmark: the motivational speech. Thru Feb 16

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/30/2014
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THEATER

Review: Portland Playhouse’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

The theater dives gloriously into the Christmas spirit for a show that's anything but trite by adding singing and instrument-playing actors. Thru Dec 29.

  • By Cari Johnson
  • Published 12/12/2013
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