Men On Boats

Mar 03, 2018 Comments Off on Men On Boats by

Dmae features the first of Women’s History Month shows starting with Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, a play about the first expedition of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon, performed with an all-female cast at Third Rail Repertory Theatre. We’ll talk with director Maureen Porter and actors Josie Seid and Jennifer Lanier. (Aired 11am 3/06/18 on KBOO 90.7 […]

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Cassius + August

Feb 25, 2018 Comments Off on Cassius + August by

Dmae features two African American stories in the final show during Black History Month. First up we talk with Oregon Children’s Theatre about their production of And in This Corner: Cassius Clay. We’ll talk with artistic director Stan Foote, co-director Jerry Foster artistic director of Passin’ Art Theatre and playwright Idris Goodwin.  And in the second part of […]

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Literary Lesbians + Vagina Monologues

Feb 10, 2018 Comments Off on Literary Lesbians + Vagina Monologues by

Dmae welcomes back Literary Lesbians to talk about their Readings of Rapturous Romance with lesbian authors in the Northwest and beyond. We’ll talk with Lori L. Lake and Sandra de Helen. And in the last part of the show, Shani Bagwell-Harris tells us about the reading she’s directing of The Vagina Monologues with women of […]

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Chitra, The Girl Prince

Feb 03, 2018 Comments Off on Chitra, The Girl Prince

Dmae features the Chitra: The Girl Prince co-directed by Sarah Jane Hardy and Anita Menon. We’ll hear from both artists about their second epic collaboration which began with their critical success The Jungle Book. They worked with writer Avantika Shankar who travelled from India to adapt a beloved Indian classic story. The play runs through Feb. 25th at NW Children’s […]

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Black History Festival NW

Jan 28, 2018 Comments Off on Black History Festival NW

Dmae features the first ever Black History Festival NW with festival director Shalanda Sims about this extension of her Black History Month play Who I Am Celebrating Me Black History play (Feb. 11 & 12 at 7:30pm)which will have its 12th performance this year. With her will be Alonzo Chadwick, Ivy Keller and Kyra Orr to talk about youth […]

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Milagro’s ‘Bi’ & Prince Gomolvilas

Jan 07, 2018 Comments Off on Milagro’s ‘Bi’ & Prince Gomolvilas

Dmae features  the 2018 world premiere of Bi– Milagro Theatre‘s newest devised work. We’ll talk with actor and co-developer Ajai Terrazas Tripathi and assistant director/choregographer Gabriela Portuguez about Bi- running Jan. 11-20 at Milagro Theatre.Bi- is presented as part of the 2018 Fertile Ground Festival, an 11-day arts festival showcasing new work from local Portland artists. And in the latter part of […]

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PETE + Parnassus

Dec 30, 2017 Comments Off on PETE + Parnassus

Dmae starts off 2018 featuring two shows based on adaptations. First off, we hear about PETE (Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble) and their world premiere of a new adaptation of  Uncle Vanya  running Jan. 4-21 at Reed College. We’ll talk with director Cristi Miles actor Jacob Coleman (who plays Vanya) who are both company members and music director Andre […]

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Soomi Kim – CHANG(E)

Dec 02, 2017 Comments Off on Soomi Kim – CHANG(E)

Dmae welcomes NYC performing artist Soomi Kim, formerly from Beaverton, who is presenting her  provocative work as part of Boom Arts season. Kim is collaborating with Suzi Takahashi in Chang(e), an homage to the  late artist and activist Kathy Change (born Kathleen Chang), who died in a self-immolation act of protest in Philadephia in 1996. (Aired […]

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