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3 Indigenous playwrights

Apr 01, 2018 Comments Off on 3 Indigenous playwrights by

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Dmae features three Indigenous, female playwrights whose plays are being produced by the three top theatre companies in Oregon this spring. We’ll hear about Manahatta by Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee) at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Mar. 28 – Oct. 27. And we’ll feature in-studio guests DeLanna Studi (Cherokee) who will talk about her play And So We Walked at […]

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PAC + Gambatte

Mar 24, 2018 Comments Off on PAC + Gambatte by

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Dmae features two productions created by women. First up we talk with Beth Harper, artistic director who founded of Portland Actors Conservatory more than 25 years ago. Today PAC is producing not only multicultural works but also young actors, many of color, who go on to contribute to Portland’s theatre community. We’ll learn more about […]

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Hedda

Mar 10, 2018 Comments Off on Hedda by

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Dmae features Hedda, a world premiere dance piece focusing on Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, choreographed by Sarah Slipper, Artistic Director, NW Dance Project. She’ll be joined by dancer Andrea Parson who performs the title role of Hedda. We’ll also find out about the second featured world premiere Flamingo 37 by Cayetano Soto, Resident Choreographer of Ballet BC. (Aired 11am 3/13/18 on KBOO […]

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Men On Boats

Mar 03, 2018 Comments Off on Men On Boats

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Dmae features the first of Women’s History Month shows starting with Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, a play about the first expedition of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon, performed with an all-female cast at Third Rail Repertory Theatre. We’ll talk with director Maureen Porter and actors Josie Seid and Jennifer Lanier. (Aired 11am 3/06/18 on KBOO 90.7 […]

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Cassius + August

Feb 25, 2018 Comments Off on Cassius + August

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Dmae features two African American stories in the final show during Black History Month. First up we talk with Oregon Children’s Theatre about their production of And in This Corner: Cassius Clay. We’ll talk with artistic director Stan Foote, co-director Jerry Foster artistic director of Passin’ Art Theatre and playwright Idris Goodwin.  And in the second part of […]

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Literary Lesbians + Vagina Monologues

Feb 10, 2018 Comments Off on Literary Lesbians + Vagina Monologues

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Dmae welcomes back Literary Lesbians to talk about their Readings of Rapturous Romance with lesbian authors in the Northwest and beyond. We’ll talk with Lori L. Lake and Sandra de Helen. And in the last part of the show, Shani Bagwell-Harris tells us about the reading she’s directing of The Vagina Monologues with women of […]

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Chitra, The Girl Prince

Feb 03, 2018 Comments Off on Chitra, The Girl Prince

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Dmae features the Chitra: The Girl Prince co-directed by Sarah Jane Hardy and Anita Menon. We’ll hear from both artists about their second epic collaboration which began with their critical success The Jungle Book. They worked with writer Avantika Shankar who travelled from India to adapt a beloved Indian classic story. The play runs through Feb. 25th at NW Children’s […]

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Black History Festival NW

Jan 28, 2018 Comments Off on Black History Festival NW

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Dmae features the first ever Black History Festival NW with festival director Shalanda Sims about this extension of her Black History Month play Who I Am Celebrating Me Black History play (Feb. 11 & 12 at 7:30pm)which will have its 12th performance this year. With her will be Alonzo Chadwick, Ivy Keller and Kyra Orr to talk about youth […]

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