Theatre

Will Vinton & The Kiss

Mar 15, 2014 Comments Off by

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Guest host  S.W. Conser features Oscar-winning filmmaker and the creator of Claymation, Will Vinton who’s teamed up with platinum-selling composer and musician David Pomeranz. They’re about to launch The Kiss at Lakewood Theatre with plans to take it to a Broadway stage. We’ll hear music from the production and find out how they’ve collaborated on this imaginative adaptation of The Frog Prince. […]

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Well Arts – The Unexpected Guest

Mar 08, 2014 Comments Off by

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Dmae Roberts features Katy Liljeholm of Well Arts Institute  director Heath Hyun Houghton and actor Bonnie Littleton and writer Gary Gilbert from The Unexpected Guest,  a new theatre performance written by people living with Multiple Sclerosis. We’ll find out how actors and writers worked together on an original collaboration.  Well Arts is a creative arts-in-healing nonprofit  that produces original theatre […]

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A Small Fire + Tartuffe

Mar 01, 2014 Comments Off by

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Dmae Roberts features Portland Center Stage’s A Small Fire by  Adam Bock. We’ll talk with the two lead actors. Peggy J. Scott and Tom Bloom. in the play to talk about what happens to two people when a partner falls ill.  Both have extensive careers in regional theatre and well-known films and television appearances. In the latter part of the […]

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Fertile Ground 2014

Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off by

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Fertile Ground City‐Wide Festival of New Work is back. Dmae talks with festival director Nicole Lane and two of the groups features: Playwrite with executive director/founder Bruce Livingston and Passin’ Art Theatre with director Jaye Austin Williams of American King Umps. Now in it’s sixth year, Portland plays host to hundreds of playwrights, actors, dancers and designers and […]

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Chinglish at PCS

Jan 11, 2014 Comments Off

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Join Dmae for a special look David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish at Portland Center Stage with director May Adrales and actors Tina Chilip and Peter O’Connor. We’ll hear about what’s like to work on a bilingual Chinese/English play and about the cultural and language differences permeating this comedic look at international relations. Delving deeply into language […]

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David Henry Hwang, Master Playwright

Jan 05, 2014 Comments Off

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Dmae features David Henry Hwang, Tony award-winning playwright of M. Butterfly, The Dance and the Railroad and Chinglish which soon opens on Jan. 11-Feb. 9 at Portland Center Stage.  For the last 30 years, Hwang has had a prolific career on the stage and screen and expanded into opera projects with Phillip Glass and musical theatre adaptions like Disney’s Aida with Elton […]

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A Circus Carol

Dec 14, 2013 Comments Off

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Sometimes you just want Scrooge to sing and all the characters to do acrobatics. That’s what happens in A Circus Carol, the brainchild of Wanderlust Circus and 3 Leg Torso. Dmae talks with Noah Mickens of Wanderlust who plays Scrooge and Bela Balogh of 3 Leg about their collaboration and we’ll hear clips from the […]

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Rethinking Holiday Shows

Dec 07, 2013 Comments Off

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Finding holiday fare to produce in a theatre season can be a difficult task. A theatre can only do so many Charles Dickens and Christmas movie adaptations before looking for more offbeat choices. Dmae focuses on two plays that are wildly different from each other: Artists Repertory Theatre’s Xmas Unplugged directed by Louanne Moldovan and Rusty […]

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Portland Revels 2013 + OSF on Broadway

Dec 01, 2013 Comments Off

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For 19 years, Portland Revels has brought a festive blend of folklore, music, dance and cultural traditions all year long to culminate in the spectacle production of Christmas Revels (Dec. 6-15). Join Dmae for a talk and live concert with executive director Debby Garman, Vagabond Opera’s Eric Stern and director Bruce Hostetler. We’ll hear tales and […]

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Singlehandedly + Our Town

Nov 17, 2013 Comments Off

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The power of a great story and a classic play re-imagined Dmae Roberts talks with Portland Story Theater about their New Works Solo series, Singlehandedly, with co-founder Lynne Duddy and guest artist Denis Gessing. Then we’ll hear about the enduring legacy of Thorton Wilder’s Our Town.  John Berendzen tells us about Liminal’s multimedia 2.0 version […]

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