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THEATER

Review: "War Horse" Touring Broadway Production

The puppets are the true stars in this Tony-winning technical marvel. Thru March 3.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/27/2013
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THEATER

Review: Artists Rep's "Red Herring"

This slapstick spy story is really a saccharine love story in disguise. Thru March 17.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/21/2013
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FEATURE

Spring Arts Guide 2013

A fun-filled guide to the season's 25 most exciting shows with hosts MarchFourth Marching Band.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/15/2013
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ARTS NEWS

PCS Scores a Broadway Star for the World Premiere of "Somewhere in Time"

Marc Kudisch has received Tony nods for "9 to 5," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," and "Thoroughly Modern Millie," in addition to a slew of other awards and Broadway credits.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 02/11/2013
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ARTS NEWS

Theater! Theatre! to Close, Orphaning Its Companies

As Profile, Theatre Vertigo, and Fuse lose their home, we mourn the loss of the scrappy theater center.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/08/2013
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THEATER

Review: Venus in Fur

Portland Center Stage's taut, psychological new production leaves viewers puzzling over questions of power, gender, and sex.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 02/05/2013
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THEATER

Review: Fuse Ensemble's Sonnetscape

The Fertile Ground premiere's journey through all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets is passionate, if disorienting. Thru Feb. 3.

  • By Genevieve Hudson
  • Published 02/01/2013
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THEATER

Fertile Ground Fest Field Guide

Our updated reviews and picks for the final weekend of the new-works smorgasbord. Thru Feb. 3.

  • By Genevieve Hudson, Jonathan Frochtzwajg, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 01/30/2013
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OPERA

Q&A: Tosca's Tosca

The soprano playing the title role in Portland Opera's new production talks Puccini and Pok Pok.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/29/2013
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THEATER

Fertile Ground Review: International Falls

CoHo Productions' world-premiere play explores comedy, tragedy, and all that lies between.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 01/29/2013
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FEATURE

Playwright Susan Mach's Double Header

The local playwright breaks through with two world premieres at once.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/17/2012
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THEATER

Review: Bag&Baggage’s The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of a Christmas Carol

A zany, over-the-top drag romp through the tired old holiday tale. Thru Dec 23

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/12/2012
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THEATER

Q&A: Artists Rep's New Artistic Director

Dámaso Rodriguez talks about his plans for the company, his stupid good luck, and how the PDX theater scene deserves national attention.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/11/2012
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ARTS NEWS

Artists Rep Picks New Artistic Director

Dámaso Rodriguez, an award-winning director from Los Angeles, will replace longtime AD Allen Nause next month.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 12/06/2012
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THEATER

Review: PCS's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Portland Center Stage puts Disney ears on Shakespeare's famous comedy. Thru December 23.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/20/2012
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Review: Portland Playhouse's Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Extended thru November 25. The ferociously witty emo rock musical about the seventh president swings with the unbridled energy of a Western carnival ride operated by Monty Python.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/10/2012
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Arts News

Victory Gallery Closes; Imago Theatre Moves in New Direction

The wonderful internationally focused gallery closes its doors, and the whimsical theatrical masters hang up their masks.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/07/2012
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Preview: The Richard Foreman Festival

For its 10th and final year, the mini-festival embarks on 10 days of avant-garde tomfoolery. Runs Nov. 8–17.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/07/2012
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Review: Defunkt Theatre's The Homecoming

Defunkt plays up the humor of Pinter's dark masterpiece, but overplays the drama. Thru Nov. 17.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/31/2012
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Article

Halloweekend Roundup

13 spooky shows and dance parties that will have you shaking.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/25/2012
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