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Artists Rep’s 7 Plays

Aug 20, 2017 Comments Off on Artists Rep’s 7 Plays by

Dmae checks in with Dámaso Rodríguez, artistic director of Artists Repertory Theatre about their 2017/18 season. In the last five years since he took the helm of this Equity and LORT theatre, Rodríguez says he has worked to “create an inclusive, diverse and equitable culture at Artists Rep.” The shows this season feature diverse playwrights, actors and […]

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Jamie Ford’s Love

Aug 12, 2017 Comments Off on Jamie Ford’s Love by

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Dmae talks with bestselling author Jamie Ford about his newest novel Love and Other Consolation Prizes published by Ballantine Books. We’ll find out the inspiration for third installment bringing out Seattle’s Asian American history soon to be released on Sept. 12th. We’ll hear about his research and find out if his first book will be made into a […]

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Clackamas Rep + Off The Rails

Aug 05, 2017 Comments Off on Clackamas Rep + Off The Rails by

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Dmae presents two productions that mark personal milestones for their theatres. First up, we talk with Cyndy Smith-English, executive director of Clackamas Repertory Theatre which is presenting Irving Berlin’s The Melody Lingers On!  The musical runs through Aug. 27th with acclaimed vocalist LaRhonda Steel , who joins us in the studio.  And in the second part, we’ll hear from […]

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Proscenium Live + Kurios

Jul 23, 2017 Comments Off on Proscenium Live + Kurios

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Dmae presents new works at Proscenium Live with collaborating partners Michael Mendelson, founder/artistic director of Portland Shakespeare Project and Steve Rathje of Proscenium Journal.  The staged readings are Aug. 4-6 at Artists Repertory Theatre,. And then in the second part of the show, we’ll hear from Jeff Lovari with Cirque du Soleil to hear about their newest show KURIOS ~ Cabinet of […]

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Hands Up & Kevin Jones

Jul 15, 2017 Comments Off on Hands Up & Kevin Jones

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Dmae features Kevin Jones, artistic director of the August Wilson Red Door Project and  actor Alonzo Chadwick and their ground-breaking touring production of Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments. The seven autobiographical monologues of this remarkable production were written by seven different Black playwrights who were originally commissioned by The New Black Fest in New York City after the […]

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David Ornette Cherry

Jun 18, 2017 Comments Off on David Ornette Cherry

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Dmae welcomes pianist and composer David Ornette Cherry for an in-depth looks at his music and new collection of compositions for his upcoming new CD release. David has composed numerous CDs and produced evenings of his Organic Listening Club (coming in Oct. 16th at Artists Repertory Theatre!) as well as being the composer for Susan […]

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Profile’s 26 Miles

Jun 11, 2017 Comments Off on Profile’s 26 Miles

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Dmae features Profile Theatre’s artistic director Josh Hecht and director Rebecca Martinez of  26 Miles by Quiara Alegría Hudes. We’ll hear about the play and about the rest of Profile’s season which features Hudes work as the sole playwright. (Aired 11am 6/13/17 on KBOO 90.7FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) Profile Theatre Project presents 26 Miles by Quiara […]

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Crossing East: Relations

Jun 02, 2017 Comments Off on Crossing East: Relations

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For more than a year, Dmae Roberts has been conducting interviews about the historic and current relationship between African Americans and Asian Americans debuts. What began as a documentary featuring the Crossing East Archive collected for MediaRites‘ 8-hour radio series on Asian American Pacific Islander history series Crossing East has become  Relations, a timely chronicle of the Model Minority […]

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