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THEATER REVIEW

Third Rail Rep’s ‘Middletown’: Tackling the Big Questions

With dexterous language and humor, Will Eno’s riff on ‘Our Town’ takes on deep existential questions—but to what end? Thru Oct 19

  • 10/07/2014
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ARTS CALENDAR

Looking Forward to the 2014/2015 Arts Season

Consider this your arts season cliffhanger: a look at what's to come when your favorite arts orgs come back from summer vacation.

  • 07/01/2014
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THEATER

A Hot Two-Night Stand for Portland Theater Awards

Portland Playhouse scores big at the Drammys after OSF’s All the Way snags two Tonys on Broadway.

  • 06/10/2014
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THEATER

Review: Third Rail’s The Beauty Queen of Leenane

The darkly comic Irish tale of daughter and mother from the screenwriter of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths. Thru June 22

  • 06/02/2014
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THEATER

PDX Theater's Irish Spring

Four Irish plays open in the next month. Here’s what you need to know to make sense of all the craic.

  • 05/20/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 10-13

TEDx Portland, Cthulhu, unicorns, boxing dancers, tough guys reading poetry, and the Breast Variety Show Ever. Stay weird, Portland. (Also, Justin Timberlake tickets!)

  • 04/10/2014
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THEATER REVIEW

Review: Third Rail’s Midsummer

The “Play with Songs” offers a genuinely hilarious script and intensely likeable performances. Thru Apr 19

  • 04/07/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 13–16

Zombies in love, XRAY.fm launch party, steamy tango, ticket alerts, and Live Wire turns 10 with Fred Armisen, Sherman Alexie, and Sallie Ford and her new band.

  • 03/13/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20-23

The PDX Jazz Festival lures local and national talent, PIFF extends its run, and two local theater companies tackle heavy subject matter.

  • 02/20/2014
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SPOTLIGHT

Race to the Stage

Portland theaters and the August Wilson Red Door Project turns the spotlight on race and the legendary African American playwright.

  • 01/21/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5-8

Holiday shows continue to launch, First Thursday ignores the chill, and three veteran bands show rock isn't just for the kids.

  • 12/05/2013
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THEATER

Taking On Michael Frayn's 'Noises Off'

Mapping 20 seconds of craziness from a famous farce

  • 12/02/2013
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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.

  • 10/24/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 17-20

Indie bands hijack the symphony, female comics conquer the stage, OBT infiltrates your dreams, and Turkey commandeers Rambo. It's a weekend of artistic invasions!

  • 10/17/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 3–6

First Thursday, Wordstock, Samurai's at the art museum, Steve Martin, and the Pet Shop Boys makes the weekend too much to handle.

  • 10/03/2013
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Theater

Review: Third Rail’s 'Sweet and Sad'

The second in the Apple family series dishes up higher stakes, stronger acting, and a more poignant story. Thru Oct 20

  • 10/02/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 26-29

A granny takes on death, a theater producer takes on Mid-East militants, Kahane takes on Beethoven, and you take on the weekend.

  • 09/25/2013
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Fall Arts Guide 2013

We asked the arts organizations included in our Fall Arts Guide to step inside the photo booth, and here are their crazy results—–knives, wigs, babies, and all!

  • 08/20/2013
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THEATER

Review: Third Rail's 'A Bright New Boise'

It's the final week of Third Rail Rep's 'A Bright New Boise,' a powerful and provocative play about our commitment to beliefs and the resulting consequences.

  • 06/17/2013
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EVENTS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 6–9

Tributes to Dolly Parton and George Gershwin, an improvised 'Star Trek' marathon, and the Naked Bike Ride are on this weekend's to-do list.

  • 06/05/2013
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