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Honoring Chinatown

Dec 01, 2018 Comments Off on Honoring Chinatown by

Dmae features two nationally recognized theatre artists, director Desdemona Chiang and scenic designer Carey Wong. Both are currently collaborating together on KING OF THE YEES by Lauren Yee at the Portland Chinatown Museum. The play tells Yee’s family story in San Francisco’s Chinatown. But the themes are relevant to Portland’s own Chinatown history which the […]

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Red Door Project’s Cop Out

Nov 24, 2018 Comments Off on Red Door Project’s Cop Out by

Dmae presents an in-depth conversation with Kevin Jones, artistic director of The August Wilson Red Door Project about the world premiere of Cop Out: Beyond Black, White & Blue. After their successful tour of Hands Up about racial profiling of African Americans by police that was performed before 12,000 people, Jones decided to create a follow up show from the […]

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Othello: The Remix

Nov 04, 2018 Comments Off on Othello: The Remix by

Dmae talks with Vin Shambry, a nationally recognized actor, director, singer and storyteller. We’ll find out more about his career and about his recent project directing Othello: The Remix at Portland Actors Conservatory where he also works as an instructor.  The show is an imaginative reworking of  William Shakespeare’s classic play that transforms the protagonist into a […]

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We Can Listen

Oct 29, 2018 Comments Off on We Can Listen

Dmae presents three different stories from Portland theatre artists that was recorded for the We Can Listen series. Presented by the Old Church Concert Hall, the talk was recorded by Darren Oberg and hosted by Jane Vogel founder of Advance Gender and Equity in the Arts.  The topic was “Why Do I Keep Having These […]

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Milagro’s 35th Season

Oct 20, 2018 Comments Off on Milagro’s 35th Season

Dmae talks with Roy Arauz, producing creative director of Milagro Theatre. We’ll find out about thier world premiere show ¡Alebrijes! a Día de Muerto Tale written and directed by Georgina H.L Escobar  We’ll also find out more about the rest of their 35th season. (Aired 11am 10/23/18 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) Milagro presents the World Premiere of… […]

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__the Wolf + Cop Out

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

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

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

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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