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PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL

Fertile Ground Field Guide 2014

Portland’s theater and dance stages erupt in a rambunctious cornucopia of new works. Jan 23–Feb 2

  • By Ally Bordas and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/23/2014
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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.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/21/2014
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THEATER

Q&A: "The Monster-Builder" Playwright Amy Freed

The Pulitzer-finalist talks about why she's debuting her new play at ART and how the comedy is a protest against bad architecture. Jan 28–Mar 2

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/20/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

  • By Erik Maurer and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 01/15/2014
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CULTUREPHILE

Profile Theater's Next Stage

After a tumultuous year, Profile’s artistic director Adriana Baer confronts the future.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/02/2014
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ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: January 2014

Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch, the region’s most vividly inventive Native American artists, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • Published 01/02/2014
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TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Beauty and the Beast

The massive scale and general weirdness of this production mean there's something for both the kids and the adults. Dec 14–29

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 12/11/2013
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Theater

Review: Bag&Baggage's "It's A (Somewhat) Wonderful Life"

Bag&Baggage’s reworking of the beloved film doesn't exactly break new ground, but it's plenty entertaining for fans of the original. Thru Dec. 22

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 12/09/2013
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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.

  • By Nathan Tucker and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 12/05/2013
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THEATER

Taking On Michael Frayn's 'Noises Off'

Mapping 20 seconds of craziness from a famous farce

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/02/2013
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NOD TO NOSTALGIA

10 Unforgettable Moments from 2013

We look back on a year of Portland theater, books, music, and comedy—plus a naked bike ride to remember.

  • Published 12/02/2013
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THEATER

Review: PCS’s ‘Twist Your Dickens’

We review PCS’s new spin on the Christmas classic from the viewpoints of both Tiny Tim and Scrooge. Thru Dec 22

  • By Haley Martin and Cari Johnson
  • Published 11/27/2013
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 28-Dec 1

Christmas explodes across the city in a flurry of shows and lights, three leading local bands rock the weekend, and dance companies give thanks. Also, Village People!

  • By Nathan Tucker, Portland Monthly Staff, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/25/2013
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THEATER

Review: Liminal’s “Our Town”

The avant-garde theater transforms the American classic into something searingly modern in one of the most thought-provoking shows of the season. Thru Dec 1

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/21/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

Wreck the Halls

Hark! This holiday season, four local theater companies are taking risks to cut through the seasonal show treacle.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/21/2013
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ON THE TOWN

PoMo Picks: November 2013

Our breakup letter to Garrison Keillor, a new take on 'Our Town,' and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do

  • Published 10/30/2013
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THEATER

Review: Milagro’s ‘Corrido Calavera’

Rather than scare you, Milagro's humorous Day of the Dead play might make you a little less afraid. Thru Nov 9

  • By Ally Bordas
  • Published 10/22/2013
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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!

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

Review: Portland Playhouse's 'Detroit'

Portland Playhouse's production of Lisa D'Amour's recessionary tale is a well-acted and impressively designed show. Thru Nov 3

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/08/2013
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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
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