Theatre

Changing Shakespeare

Jul 29, 2018 Comments Off on Changing Shakespeare by

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! by

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 by

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

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

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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Cabaret and OUTwright Festival

May 11, 2018 Comments Off on Cabaret and OUTwright Festival

Susannah Mars of the  Adventures in Artslandia podcast talks with director Rusty Tennant about his LGBTQI and diverse production of the acclaimed musical CABARET presented by Fuse Theatre Ensemble at the Funhouse Lounge May 17-June 2. Hear how this musical resonates with even greater weight since the 2016 presidential election as well as about the […]

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Watsonville at Milagro

Apr 20, 2018 Comments Off on Watsonville at Milagro

Dmae features a Milagro Theatre‘s last play of the season, Watsonville: Some Place Not Here By Cherríe Moraga about women in a 1985 – 1987 Cannery strike in California. We’ll hear from director Elizabeth Huffman and actor Bunnie Rivera. We’ll also be giving away tickets to the Milagro show during the KBOO membership drive as […]

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PAC + Gambatte

Mar 24, 2018 Comments Off on PAC + Gambatte

Dmae features two productions created by women. First up we talk with Beth Harper, artistic director who founded of Portland Actors Conservatory more than 25 years ago. Today PAC is producing not only multicultural works but also young actors, many of color, who go on to contribute to Portland’s theatre community. We’ll learn more about […]

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