swing your razor high, sweeney

PCS's Sweeney Todd Preview + Slide Show

Portland Center Stage tackles Sondheim's macabre masterpiece about a barber on a murderous rampage. We talk with the director and scenic designer.

09/20/2012 By Aaron Scott

Slideshow

PCS's Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Portland Center Stage tackles Sondheim's macabre masterpiece about a barber on a vengeful razor rampage

09/20/2012

theater fest, just add water

Our picks for the JAW Playwrights Festival

Friday through Sunday at Portland Center Stage

07/26/2012 By Aaron Scott

far reach of the blues

Review: ‘It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues’

And the blues ain’t never been so good. Thru June 24

05/29/2012 By Aaron Scott

aristocratic woman on the verge

Review: Portland Center Stage’s Anna Karenina

Portland Center Stage’s brisk, lush production captures the spirit of the book but, thankfully, not the length. Playing through May 6

04/19/2012 By Aaron Scott

painting the town...

Review: Red

Portland Center Stage’s bold but monochromatic production runs through March 18

03/08/2012 By Aaron Scott

striking the proper chord

Review: Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Portland Center Stage’s masterful re-telling hits the plays emotional pressure points, even though the new piano-playing narrator occasionally strikes ...

02/27/2012 By Martin Patail

from the heartland

The Real Americans

Dan Hoyle has a benevolent take on his conflicted countrymen.

10/26/2011 By Rebecca Waits

press desk

Helping Oregon’s Cash-Poor Stay Culture-Rich

A recent announcement from Portland’s arts & culture director Cary Clarke.

10/15/2011 By The Culturegang

theater

Review: One Night With Janis Joplin

PCS’s tribute show will—intentionally—give you the blues.

06/08/2011

theater

Review: Opus

Portland Center Stage’s latest play says a bit about chamber music—but a lot more about people.

04/21/2011 By Anne Adams

theater

Plot Tease: Futura

Culturephile reveals a few of Futura ’s best twists.

03/23/2011 By Anne Adams

Article

PCS Artistic Director: "It Gets Better"

Chris Coleman voices his experience growing up gay, supports teens in a national anti-suicide campaign.

10/19/2010 By Anne Adams