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Thumbnail for - Review: Famished
Jan 23, 2012
food fight
When you walk into Portland Playhouse’s world premiere play Famished, you are given a card asking, “What are you really hungry for?” Tacos, sex, maybe a Pine State biscuit? Playwright Eugenia...
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 - Fertile Ground One-Liners
Jan 12, 2012
oh, snap.
In New York you can’t make a living with misery. You have to resort to obscenity instead.A Live Dress by Martha Jane Kaufman You come here every night, sing your heart out, get ‘em all worked up...
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 - 6 Magical Children’s Plays
Dec 22, 2011
YOUNG AT ART
Mess around as we may with charity galas and Secret Santas, the holiday season tends to be a time for family and a chance to bring some magic into children’s lives. But what do you do with loved...
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 - 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,...
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