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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World’

ART’s staging of the controversial Irish classic is a true theatrical treat; you’d be a fool not to see it. Thru June 22

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/28/2014

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.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 05/20/2014

THEATER

Everything You Need to Know about OCT's 'The Giver'

We chart the path of the Newbery-winning novel from book to hit OCT play to Jeff Bridges-starring movie. Thru May 18

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 05/07/2014

THEATER REVIEW

Review: Third Rail’s Midsummer

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

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 04/07/2014

THEATER REVIEW

The Motherf**ker with the Small Fire in the Piazza

Artists Rep, PCS, and Portland Playhouse all open stories about love that range from the bombastically hilarious to a slow burn.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2014

Weekend Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 27-Mar 2

Portlandia premieres, Wynton Marsalis blows through town, and retrospectives kick off for both Studio Ghibli and Burt Lancaster. In other words, something for everyone.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/27/2014

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.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 02/20/2014

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/30/2014

THEATER

Review: ART’s ‘Xmas Unplugged’

Two one acts skewer the dark reality that Christmas is often more about spending money on presents than spending time with each other. Who knew Santa fight scenes could go on too long? Thru Dec. 28

  • By Haley Martin
  • Published 12/05/2013

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!

  • By Nathan Tucker, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/17/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend, Oct 10-13

Timbers vs. Sounders, Bonnie Raitt, Zombie Apocalypse Run, and a world-class choreographer named Nacho. This weekend makes our heads spin.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 10/10/2013

THEATER

Review + Q&A: ‘Mistakes Were Made’ & Craig Wright

The blistering playwright, who’s also penned episodes for ‘Lost’ and ‘Six Feet Under,’ talks with us about the deliciously absurd anti-hero in his play at ART. Thru Oct 27

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/07/2013

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.

  • By Nathan Tucker, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/03/2013

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

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/02/2013

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "The Big Meal"

Dámaso Rodriguez's first show as ART's artistic director, a saga of five generations in one archetypal American family, bites off more than it can chew.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 09/19/2013

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 5-8

Musicfest NW invades PDX, Typhoon counter-invades the rest of the US, and Portland's theaters open their assault on your fall calendar. That is, the arts get feisty this weekend.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 09/04/2013

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.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 06/17/2013

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ithaka’

The world premiere tells the mythic story of a recent veteran’s Odyssean voyage home. Thru June 30

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 06/03/2013

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘Ten Chimneys’

A backstage romp through everything that makes theater joyous sets an energetic note for the company’s incoming artistic director. Thru May 26

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/29/2013

THEATER

Review: Artists Rep’s ‘The Gin Game’

The Pulitzer-winning tragicomedy channels all the woes of a hard life into a game of cards. Don’t take your elderly parents. Thru Apr 28

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 04/10/2013
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