Theatre

Crazy Janes & Ephemory

Oct 27, 2012 Comments Off on Crazy Janes & Ephemory by

We feature music and memory from musicians Cynthia Stillman Gerdes and Susan Alexjander about a concert with the women of Cascadia Composers called  “Crazy Janes Collaborate!” And we’ll hear from playwright Miriam Feder about ‘Ephemory’ her play that mixes memory with the ephemeral.  ‘Crazy Jane’ is the name of an earthy character invented by the Irish poet W. […]

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August Wilson, Andrew Jackson & Don Giovanni

Oct 12, 2012 Comments Off on August Wilson, Andrew Jackson & Don Giovanni by

From blues to rock to opera… We explore August Wilson, Andrew Jackson & Don Giovanni today with  Artists Repertory Theatre‘s Seven Guitars by August Wilson, Portland Playhouse‘s Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson. We’ll also hear about  Mozart’s Don Giovanni at Portland Opera. (Encores Sat 11am 10/20 on KZME 107.1 FM) (Left photo: Ramona Lisa, Alexander, Lance McQueen, Michael J. […]

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Two World Premieres & A New Asian Anthology

Oct 05, 2012 Comments Off on Two World Premieres & A New Asian Anthology by

A special extended edition featuring  Miracle Theatre’s new season and Raiz with Artistic Director Olga Sanchez and director Bill Rauch talks about Portland Center Stage’s The Body Of An American. We’ll also find out what’s new for Oregon Shakespeare Festival and hear about Where Are You From?, a new Asian American Anthology. (Encores Sat 10/12 11am […]

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Party People at OSF

Aug 24, 2012 Comments Off on Party People at OSF

A special look at Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Party People written by Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, Steven Sapp and William Ruiz, a.k.a. Ninja of Universes. Party People documents an historic time when the Black Panther Party and the Young Lords worked together to make revolutionary social change during the turmoil of the 60s and 70s in America. Dmae Roberts […]

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Push Leg & ‘Nighthawks’ + ‘Far Away’

Aug 16, 2012 Comments Off on Push Leg & ‘Nighthawks’ + ‘Far Away’

Dmae Robertsfor PUSH LEG presents Nighthawks, inspired by the works of Edward Hopper. Founders of PUSH LEG, Camille Cettina and Anne Sorce talk about their physical theatre based company and how they were inspired by this single painting for their original production.  Plus we talk with Samantha Van de Merwe, artistic director of Shaking The Tree Theatre […]

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Season of Lear

Jul 06, 2012 Comments Off on Season of Lear

More summer Shakespeare coverage with Portland Shakespeare Project’s Season of Lear shows. Dmae talks with artistic director Michael Mendelson and playwright C.S. Whitcomb about their collaboration of a new Lear adaptation to run in repertory with Shakespeare’s King Lear. (Re-broadcast 11am Sat 7/14 on KZME 107.1 FM)  This second season of Portland Shakespeare Project features the […]

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Shakespeare Summer

Jun 15, 2012 Comments Off on Shakespeare Summer

Special one-hour on Shakespeare this summer. More companies are performing the Bard and Dmae talks with three groups: Northwest Classical Theatre Company, Post 5 Theatre at Milepost 5 & the historic Portland Actors Ensemble’s Shakespeare in the Park. Plus a feature on the Cornish group Fisherman’s Friends. We’ll also hear why author Ursula K. Le […]

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Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts

Jun 01, 2012 Comments Off on Original Practice Shakespeare + Mixed Race Arts

Original Practice Shakespeare starts a wave of Shakespeare in Portland. Brian Allard, Noah Goldenberg and Clara Hillier of OPS joins Dmae Roberts live in the studio to talk about their upcoming free performances of As You Like It and Romeo &Juliet throughout the Portland area. We’ll also hear a short piece about multiracial artists for the upcoming […]

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