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Thumbnail for - Review: Ten Reasons To See Billy Elliot
Apr 9, 2011
broadway
The Civics LessonBilly Elliot was inspired by the actual UK miners’ strike of 1984, but just so happens to be touring in 2011, as Wisconsin state workers’ unions find themselves under threat and...
Thumbnail for - Review: Jack Goes Boating
Mar 24, 2011
theater
Move over, William Blake. The new song of innocence and experience is Bob Marley’s “By The River Of Babylon,” as heard (ad nauseum) in Artists Rep’s Jack Goes Boating, the tale of a reasonably...
Thumbnail for - Plot Tease: Futura
Mar 23, 2011
theater
Was the house half-full, or half-empty? Either way, optimists and pessimists could agree that last night’s crowd for Futura left the Ellyn Bye Studio (in the basement of the PCS Armory) at half...
Thumbnail for - Review: On The Eve of Friday Morning
Mar 15, 2011
Bust out the basmati and pop open a pomegranate; Sunday is Nowruz, Persian New Year. Probably not coincidentally, it’s also closing night for Oregon Children’s Theater’s latest play, set in Iran....
Thumbnail for - Review: The Scene
Mar 10, 2011
theater
“Surreal” is the first and last word in The Scene. At the beginning, the word is giggled by a seemingly clueless coquette, and at the end, it’s spat by a broken man. In the meantime, Theresa...
Thumbnail for - Turandot: A Multi-Faceted Gem
Feb 7, 2011
  Culturephile caught the Superbowl Sunday performance of Turandot, and simply couldn’t wait to show you photos. Please peruse the slide show to the left for a taste of the jewel-toned...
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...
Thumbnail for - The Missing Pieces
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...
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