Theatre

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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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 by

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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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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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Good With People + Relations Preview

May 28, 2017 Comments Off on Good With People + Relations Preview

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Dmae welcomes Devon Allen, co-artistic director of Our Shoes Are Red/The Performance Lab. She and co-producer Matt DiBiasio are performing a two-person play. In David Harrower’s Good With People a woman encounters the man who bullied her son 14 years earlier when they were schoolmates. And then in the latter part of the show, Dmae previews a […]

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Vanport Mosaic + OutWright

May 07, 2017 Comments Off on Vanport Mosaic + OutWright

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Dmae features two very different festivals. First up we feature Damaris Web and Laura Lo Forti​ co-directors of Vanport Mosaic that happens May 26-29 throughout Portland. The 2017 festival of events that highlights important history of Vanport communities and beyond. This year the festival includes staged readings of two new one-act plays about the American Dream, displacement […]

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AAPI Heritage Month

Apr 27, 2017 Comments Off on AAPI Heritage Month

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May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month and events are heating up all over Portland. Up first we’ll talk with playwright Nandita Shenoy whose play Washer/Dryer gets its staged reading Oregon premiere by Theatre Diaspora. Shenoy created this play to present real life ethnically diverse cast with one South Asian character who is nearly autobiographical. As an actress she […]

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