Black Nativity

Nov 13, 2016 Comments Off on Black Nativity by

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Dmae speaks with artistic director Jerry Foster and cast member Laurene CoCo Jackson of PassinArt: A Theatre Company about their upcoming performances of the Gospel play Black Nativity, December 2nd to December 18th. We’ll hear about the history of this Langston Hughes works for the holiday season. (Aired Nov. 15th on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) PassinArt: […]

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2 Chinese-American Vets

Nov 06, 2016 Comments Off on 2 Chinese-American Vets by

For Veteran’s Day, Dmae presents two stories of Chinese-American vets from different American wars. First up she talks with Eddie Fung, a WWII vet who was forced to work hard labor in  Japanese POW camp and helped to build the famed “Bridge on the River Kwai.” We’ll hear about his memoir written with his editor […]

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Reggie Wilson at White Bird

Oct 29, 2016 Comments Off on Reggie Wilson at White Bird by

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Dmae talks with Walter Jaffe and Paul King founders of White Bird Dance. The two dance producers will talk about White Bird’s whole season and the upcoming performances by Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group coming to Portland November 17-19.  We’ll talk with Wilson and hear about the origin of his dance company’s name. (Aired Nov. 1st on KBOO 90.7FM or always […]

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El Muerto Vagabundo

Oct 16, 2016 Comments Off on El Muerto Vagabundo

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For its 33rd season Milagro Theatre has chosen the theme home. The season opening show is about people without homes. Join Dmae as she welcomes Milagro Theatre’s new producing creative director Roy Arauz and artist-in-residence Georgina Escobar who conceived and directed the season opener El Muerto Vagabundo, an original Day of the Dead play about homelessness.  (Aired 11am Tues 10/18/16 […]

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Shaking The Tree + Bing Bingham

Oct 08, 2016 Comments Off on Shaking The Tree + Bing Bingham

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Dmae talks with one of the most inventive directors in Portland, Samantha Van Der Merwe, artistic director of Shaking The Tree Theatre.  We’ll hear about her original work devised with the cast and designers, Head. Hands. Feet:Tales of Dismemberment, which combines three lesser-known fairy tales with an epic Greek tragedy. The show runs through Nov. 5th. And in […]

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Fall KBOO Special

Sep 17, 2016 Comments Off on Fall KBOO Special

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Dmae presents a fall membership drive one-hour edition of Stage & Studio. First up, we feature with Alexis Tidwell (Crystal) and Johari Nandi Mackey (Chiffon)who make up the dynamic trio chorus in Little Shop of Horrors  at Portland Center Stage.  We’ll find out what it’s like to work on this iconic hit musical based on a B-movie by Roger […]

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The Fortunes + Everfair

Sep 10, 2016 Comments Off on The Fortunes + Everfair

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Dmae Roberts talks with two authors beginning their book tours for KBOO’s membership drive show. First up, we’ll hear a short preview from Seattle author Nisi Shawl whose new book combines narratives from Belgium, Great Britain, the Congo  and an imaginary utopia called Everfair in a neo-Victorian novel. And then author Peter Ho Davies  joins us to […]

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Tim Dang + ConFest

Aug 26, 2016 Comments Off on Tim Dang + ConFest

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Dmae talks with Tim Dang, cialis one of the most influential Asian American/Pacific Islander theatre leaders in the country. After 23 years, order  Dang recently stepped down as artistic director of East West Players in Los Angeles, the longest running professional theatre of color in the U.S. Dang was also instrumental in co-founding the Consortium of […]

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