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Thumbnail for - <i>Threesome</i> World Premiere: It's Not About the Sex
Jan 29, 2015
WORLD PREMIERE
We ask playwright Yussef El Guindi why his new play—opening Jan 30 for its world premiere—aims to mix politics with pleasure.
Thumbnail for - Theater Review: PETE's 'Enter THE NIGHT'
Jan 29, 2015
REVIEW
An avante-garde script steeped in gender politics and racial minstrelsy; playwright María Irene Fornes's 1993 work may not stand the test of time, but it does offer PETE ways to shine.
Thumbnail for - What Would Chekhov Really Think of Twitter?
Jan 22, 2015
THEATER REVIEW
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike gets its uproarious dark humor right and its cultural analysis wrong.
Thumbnail for - Artists Rep’s ‘Blithe Spirit’ Haunts the Holidays with Humor
Dec 2, 2014
THEATER REVIEW
The Noël Coward classic about a remarried man who accidentally summons the ghost of his manipulative first wife offers a comedic alternative to Scrooges and elves. Thru Jan 4
Thumbnail for - How to See the World's Best Performances Without Leaving Portland
Nov 20, 2014
THEATRE
You don't have to travel to New York or London to see world-class theater, dance, and stars (hello, James Franco). You can see them at Portland cinemas. Here's the schedule.
Thumbnail for - Playwright Robert Schenkkan on Winning a Tony and Impressing Spielberg
Nov 3, 2014
INTERVIEW
It's been a big year for one of Oregon theater’s biggest success stories. We caught up with Schenkkan in Ashland to take stock.
Thumbnail for - Boom Arts Brings the World to Portland Theaters
Oct 22, 2014
THEATER
The upstart theater presenter stages dynamic takes on international theater (with live piglets!). Its third season kicks off with 'The Golden Dragon' Oct 25–26.
Thumbnail for - 'Bob: A Life in Five Acts' Offers a Wild Ride through All-American Pit Stops
Oct 21, 2014
THEATER REVIEW
Theatre Vertigo’s ambitious season opener serves up misfits, mayhem, and a side of melodrama. Thru Nov 15
Thumbnail for - Defunkt’s 'In the Forest, She Grew Fangs' Offers a Surreal Treatise Against Teen Bullying
Oct 13, 2014
THEATER REVIEW
With charismatic leads, the local theater fearlessly transforms the bloody fairy tale into an allegory for a pressing contemporary problem. Thru Nov 15
Thumbnail for - Third Rail Rep’s ‘Middletown’: Tackling the Big Questions
Oct 7, 2014
THEATER REVIEW
With dexterous language and humor, Will Eno’s riff on ‘Our Town’ takes on deep existential questions—but to what end? Thru Oct 19
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