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__the Wolf + Cop Out

Sep 21, 2018 Comments Off on __the Wolf + Cop Out by

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Dmae features two new works. First up we hear from artistic director Samantha Van Der Merwe of Shaking The Tree Theatre who has devised a new original work call “___the wolf.” With her are actors Kayla Hanson and Anya Pearson. And then in the latter part of the show, Kevin Jones, artistic director of August […]

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Skeleton Crew + The Color Purple

Sep 15, 2018 Comments Off on Skeleton Crew + The Color Purple by

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Dmae presents an in-depth talk with veteran director William Earl Ray about his work on the Obie Award-winning play Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau at Artists Repertory Theatre. Featuring music from the Tony Award-winning musical…The Color Purple, adapted from Alice Walker’s classic novel, at Portland Center Stage. We’ll also give away tickets to both shows.  (Aired 11am 8/18/18 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always […]

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OSF’s New Works

Aug 19, 2018 Comments Off on OSF’s New Works by

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Dmae features two new premiere productions at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. First up we talk with Jessica Ko who plays a vengeful ghost in the U.S. premiere of  Snow in Midsummer  by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig adapted from a classical Chinese drama about injustice and trauma. Then we visit again with playwright Idris Goodwin about his […]

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Changing Shakespeare

Jul 29, 2018 Comments Off on Changing Shakespeare

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Dmae talks with three artistic directors who represent three companies working at diversity and changing Shakespeare offerings during the summer. We’ll hear from Asae Dean of Salt and Sage Productions, Paul Susi of Portland Actors Ensemble and Jennifer Lanier of OPS Fest. (Aired 11am 7/31/18 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) Salt and Sage Productions offers […]

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JAW Turns 20!

Jul 22, 2018 Comments Off on JAW Turns 20!

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Dmae features the 20th annual JAW: A Playwrights Festival (short for Just Add Water) at Portland Center Stage at the Armory. The festival runs July 27-29. She’ll talk with festival director Rose Riordan and playwright Clarence Coo whose play The Birds of Empathy will receive a staged reading. We’ll also talk with Promising Playwright Michael Walsh about the work he and other […]

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CoHo Summerfest

Jul 07, 2018 Comments Off on CoHo Summerfest

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Dmae features the last two shows of CoHo SUMMERFEST 2018. We’ll feature Pratik Motwani’s solo show #//<EMBEDDED>//#  (performing July 12 – 15 at 7:30pm) and Philip’s Glass Menagerie  (performing July 19 – 22 at 8pm) directed by Philip Cuomo, producing artistic director of CoHo Productions. We’ll hear about these two shows as well what’s coming up next season at CoHo. (Aired 11am 7/10/18 on KBOO […]

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Vera Starbard + Our Voices

Jun 17, 2018 Comments Off on Vera Starbard + Our Voices

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Dmae features Alaska Native Playwright Vera Starbard and her play Our Voices Will Be Heard that was first produced at Perseverance Theatre and adapted into a radio play by Native Voice One. The play focuses on the journey of a mother and daughter and infuses Alaska Native storytelling traditions to tell a story of childhood sexual abuse. We’ll hear […]

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Vanport + Left Hook

May 19, 2018 Comments Off on Vanport + Left Hook

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James Dixon talks with Laura Lo Forti and Damaris Webb, curators and artistic directors for the 2018 Vanport Mosaic Festival. This festival commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Vanport Flood and the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act through screenings, live performances, tours, exhibits, and community engagement initiatives. We’ll hear about their multi-disciplinary programming for the […]

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