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Thumbnail for - Review: Thief River
Feb 3, 2011
Gil and Ray are the main characters. They’re in love. They’re gay. All right so far? Okay. Now, the story spans about 50 years, from when they’re 18 to when they’re 70-something. So, the couple...
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Jan 27, 2011
Theater Review
The Missing Pieces, by Nick Zagote runs only through this Sunday, January 30 at Portland Playhouse. The premiere is the first fully-staged production of the play since the script was workshopped...
Thumbnail for - Review: Short Plays By Nameless Playwrights
Jan 27, 2011
Lipitor jokes? Check. Neil Simon-esque puns? Check. The target audience for the Fertile Ground Festival ’s Short Plays by Nameless Playwrights , an evening of ten-minute plays by eight 60+...
Thumbnail for - Review: Smarter Than Phones
Jan 26, 2011
Okay, the first thing you need to know about Smarter Than Phones, an experimental theater piece put together by Fuse Theater and included in the Fertile Ground Festival, is that it’s guilty of...
Thumbnail for - Fertile Ground Speaks for Itself
Jan 24, 2011
phile under: theater
Here at the Culturephile blog, there’s always more art than we can cover. And something like the Fertile Ground Festival, a ten-day cornucopia of 70 performance works, could metaphorically plow...
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Dec 1, 2010
theater
The TV plays Law & Order, the coffeemaker slurps and burbles, the iPod hums a pop song, and a bag of popcorn sputters in the microwave. Newly-widowed military wife Kelly (Cristi Miles) has...
Thumbnail for - Review: Alice & Wonderland
Nov 1, 2010
phile under: theater
"Is it over yet?" piped a child’s voice as Alice finished exuberantly belting that she was "Bored! Bored! Bored!" But it was far from over; in fact, Alice had yet to even fall down the rabbit...
Thumbnail for - Review: The Little Prince
Oct 25, 2010
phile under: theater
The popular 1942 illustrated French book The Little Prince must be familiar to many Portlanders—heck, it must have inspired a dozen local tattoos. But though much beloved, it’s not a narrative...
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Oct 15, 2010
phile under: theater
Let’s be clear: we’re not talking about Hillsboro, Oregon here. We’re talking Hillsboro, Ohio, the epicenter of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case that racially desegregated public...
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Sep 24, 2010
phile under: theater
“I am big. It’s the pictures that got small,” vents Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. For those of you seeking relief from the nuanced sparseness of last week’s TBA offerings, which often came...
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