Displaying all 13 articles
0615 ashland shakespeare festival n0hq1g

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

Oregon Shakespeare Festival's New Groove

With a new mash-up of Belinda Carlisle and Elizabethan drama, the festival struts into the spotlight of American theater.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/26/2015
Shakes ezfh9r

THEATER

Shakespeare in the Park Summer Schedule

All the park's a stage for Portland's bevvy of theater companies dedicated to taking the Bard's work into the natural world.

  • By Danielle Klenak
  • Published 07/21/2014
Cocoanuts 2 jg 2002 uyim79

SEE THIS NOW

Guide to Ashland's Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2014

Ashland's OSF hits its zenith in July with nine shows, ranging from Bard classics to world premieres.

  • By Aaron Scott and Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/01/2014
Hugh ncs8tg

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

  • By Aaron Scott, Portland Monthly Staff, and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 05/22/2014
04 15 othello qupenp

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
0314 ira glass u8znkn

THE SEASON IN ARTS AND CULTURE

PoMo's Guide to Spring's World-Class Arts Events

Once, Portlanders had to travel to New York or LA for top-shelf dance, music, visual arts, and theater. As this season’s lineup reveals, now we’re the destination.

  • By Aaron Scott, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 02/27/2014
Kenneth branagh as macbeth wcjgva

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 24-27

Halloween parties, Kenneth Branagh in 'Macbeth,' The Daily Show's Samantha Bee. Between the gore and the laughs, it's a dangerous weekend to go out.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 10/24/2013
8 13 soapbox derby agd4nv

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 15-18

PDX Adult Soapbox Derby! Summer Shakespeare reaches its zenith! The Monkees reunite (and it's not just a joke)! Get summer while it's hot!

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 08/13/2013
7 13 star wars shakespeare gclclr

BOOKS

Star Wars-Shakespeare Mashup

A Portland author retells George Lucas' epic saga in the Bard’s verse.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 06/27/2013
Star wars gto5bo

BOOKS & TALKS

Q&A with Ian Doescher about Shakespeare on Star Wars

The author of the Shakespearian mash-up 'Star Wars: Verily A New Hope' answers the question: "Why?" He speaks at Powell’s Cedar Hills on July 2.

  • By Alisha Gorder
  • Published 06/27/2013
0613 shakespeare tzvgvw

SUMMER GUIDE

All the Park’s a Stage

Five tips for producing—and watching—Shakespeare in the park

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/02/2013
8314664827 41387fd207 z qr2iaa

THEATER

Review: Fuse Ensemble's Sonnetscape

The Fertile Ground premiere's journey through all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets is passionate, if disorienting. Thru Feb. 3.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 02/01/2013
Shakespeare s r j by casey campbel levpax

Shakespeare through new eyes

Review: Shakespeare’s R&J

A gripping adaptation that makes Romeo and Juliet fresh again. Through March 18

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/10/2012
Displaying all 13 articles