Theatre

La’ Tevin Alexander

Feb 15, 2020 Comments Off on La’ Tevin Alexander by

Dmae features La’ Tevin Alexander, actor, director and artistic director of Confrontation Theatre, a  company he founded which is co-producing Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau with Portland Playhouse. The show, directed by Vanport Mosaic’s Damaris Webb, runs February 19th through March 15th.  Find out more about that show and about what’s it like to create and […]

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Who I Am & Rejoice

Feb 01, 2020 Comments Off on Who I Am & Rejoice by

Dmae spotlights the 14th annual Black History Festival N 2020. It’s a celebration of culture and heritage created by Shalanda Sims running throughout February. She’s also the creator of Who I am  Celebrating me –a Black history play that’s part of the festival. We’ll also be talking with Oluyinka Akinjiola about Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theatre […]

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BLIND at Chapel Theatre Collective

Jan 05, 2020 Comments Off on BLIND at Chapel Theatre Collective by

Dmae starts the new year off with the first of three shows featuring original works during the Fertile Ground Festival. Debuting before the festival is BLIND, the world premiere of Bonnie Ratner’s new play produced by the Chapel Theatre Collective. We’ll talk with Bonnie, her director William Earl Ray and Jason Glick who stars in […]

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PCS Holiday Shows

Dec 07, 2019 Comments Off on PCS Holiday Shows

Dmae welcomes Marissa Wolf, artistic director of Portland Center Stage to talk about two holiday time shows, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (which she directs) a reimagining of Pride and Prejudice and the Tony-award-winning musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Both shows are unusual holiday offerings and feature racially diverse casts. We’ll hear about both productions. […]

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Matilda

Nov 30, 2019 Comments Off on Matilda

Dmae features a membership drive show of Matilda, the Musical at Northwest Children’s Theatre. She’ll talk with NWCT artistic director and director Sarah Jane Hardy and actress Ella Carson who plays Matilda. We’ll be giving away three pairs of tickets for your membership donation. Matilda runs Dec. 7-Jan-5, 2020.  (Aired 11am-noon 12/03/19 on KBOO 90.7 […]

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A Xmas Cuento Remix

Nov 16, 2019 Comments Off on A Xmas Cuento Remix

Dmae talks with Playwright Maya Malán-González  and Director Alexandra Meda about A Xmas Cuento Remix at Milagro Theatre (Nov. 29-Dec. 22). The show gives a Latinx twist to the classic Dickens story A Christmas Carol. (Aired 11am-noon 11/19/19 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes.) ABOUT THE PLAY: A modern-day, Latinx take on Dickens’ […]

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SOUL’D

Nov 02, 2019 Comments Off on SOUL’D

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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Shakespeare In Love

Oct 27, 2019 Comments Off on Shakespeare In Love

Dmae features the 67th season of Lakewood Theatre Company with Shakespeare in Love. She’ll talk with director David Sikking about the romantic comedy that was first a film and now on stage. The show runs November 1 – December 8, 2019 in Lake Oswego. And she also features an excerpt of an interview by Jenna Yokoyama […]

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