Comedy

SOUL’D

Nov 02, 2019 Comments Off on SOUL’D by

Dmae features SOUL’D: the economics of our black body, a new devised ensemble piece that examines the American Economic Dream for Black Americans. She’ll talk with director Damaris Webb (who is also co-director of Vanport Mosaic) and actress Shareen Jacobs who performs in the ensemble.  SOUL’D runs Nov. 14-24 at the IFCC. (Aired 11am-noon 11/5/19 on KBOO 90.7 […]

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Between Two Knees

Aug 18, 2019 Comments Off on Between Two Knees by

Dmae features the searingly funny and courageous production of Between Two Knees  detailing more than 100 years of Indigenous American history. The show is currently running through October at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  She features actor Justin Gauthier who performs Larry in the show and writer Dallas Goldtooth, part of the Sketch comedy group The 1491s. (Aired 11am […]

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Margaret Cho is Back

Aug 12, 2018 Comments Off on Margaret Cho is Back by

Dmae and Susannah Mars of Artslandia talk with actress, comedienne and activist Margaret Cho. She’s back in Portland and headlining at the Helium Club on Thurs., Aug. 30th at 8 p.m., Fri., Aug. 31st and Sat., Sept.1st at 7:30 & 10 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 2nd at 7:30p.m. Find out more at margaretcho.com.  We’ll ask her […]

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Wonderheads at Coho

Jun 20, 2015 Comments Off on Wonderheads at Coho

Dmae Roberts features Kate Braidwood and Andrew Phoenix of the acclaimed physical theatre company and mask imagineers, WONDERHEADS on June 25-28. Their show LOON is performed in full masks has been called “living cartoons or live-action Pixar.” This is part of a Coho Productions Summerfest featuring The Dissenter’s Handbook: A Collection of Riotous Tales by Dario […]

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Threesome + Dr. Ruth

Feb 07, 2015 Comments Off on Threesome + Dr. Ruth

Love. Sex. Therapy. Dmae presents a one-hour membership drive show for KBOO radio on the theme of love,  sex and yes therapy. In the first half, Dmae talks with the cast (Alia Attallah, Dominic Rains, Quinn Franzen) of Threesome by Yussef El Guindi at Portland Center Stage about the three-way dynamics of an Egyptian couple and a relative stranger. […]

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Fertile Ground 2014

Jan 18, 2014 Comments Off on Fertile Ground 2014

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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Rethinking Holiday Shows

Dec 07, 2013 Comments Off on Rethinking Holiday Shows

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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Margaret Cho: Comedienne, Actress & Singer

Oct 27, 2013 Comments Off on Margaret Cho: Comedienne, Actress & Singer

Dmae Roberts talks with Emmy & Grammy- nominated comedian and actress, Margaret Cho who’s coming to Portland Nov. 15th at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.  Cho, who was host of Dmae’s 8-hour Crossing East Asian Pacific American radio series, has a new stand-up comedy show called MOTHER. We’ll hear about her tour experiences, creative process, her music, […]

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