2 WoC directors

Apr 27, 2019 Comments Off on 2 WoC directors by

Dmae talks with two directors opening plays soon. We hear from Rebecca Martinez who’s directing Wolf at the Door at Milagro Theatre (May 2 – 25) and Lava Alapai director of The Revolutionists at Artists Repertory Theatre. While it’s more common for female directors of color, they’re still underrepresented in Portland theatre. Both give insight into the […]

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“Tenali” at NWCT & “Diary” at OCT

Apr 20, 2019 Comments Off on “Tenali” at NWCT & “Diary” at OCT by

Dmae features two premiere Portland theater companies for youth and families. First up we talk about Tenali, the Royal Trickster at Northwest Children’s Theatre  (running till May 12) with artistic director Sarah Jane Hardy who co-directed once again with Anita Menon to create this new show. She’ll be joined by actor Ken Yoshikawa and musician Sowmini […]

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Corrib & Vertigo

Apr 06, 2019 Comments Off on Corrib & Vertigo by

Dmae features two all-female theatre productions opening on the same weekend. We talk with actress Sara Hennessy in How to Keep an Alien at Corrib Theatre and director Jocelyn Seid of A Dark Sky Full of Stars at Theatre Vertigo.  Plus we’ll offer tickets to both productions for KBOO’s membership drive. (Aired 11am 4/9/19 on […]

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Linda Austin & Ordinary Devotions

Mar 02, 2019 Comments Off on Linda Austin & Ordinary Devotions

Dmae talks with award-winning veteran dance artist Linda Austin about her newest original show Ordinary Devotions running March 14-23 at Performance Works Northwest. Austin says this experimental dance work honors the particularities of her 65-year old body and its hunger for tactility. (Aired 11am 3/5/19 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) Linda Austin ‘s […]

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Scott Palmer and The Island

Feb 23, 2019 Comments Off on Scott Palmer and The Island

Dmae talks with Scott Palmer, founding artistic director of Bag & Baggage Productions whose last day will be March 1st. He talks about the upcoming world premiere of The Island In Winter or La Isla en Invierno –the first of the Problem Play Project. Scott reminisces about his 15 year tenure at the theatre company […]

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Minh Tran Returns

Feb 02, 2019 Comments Off on Minh Tran Returns

Dmae features dancer and choreographer Minh Tran who returns to the stage after an eight-year absence from the stage. He’s about to debut his most personal work to date about the recent loss of his parents and the renewal of the human spirit. Anicca/Impermanence on February 21-24, 2019 at Reed College (Aired 11am 2/5/19 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always […]

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Hazardous Beauty

Jan 26, 2019 Comments Off on Hazardous Beauty

Dmae features Hazardous Beauty at Passin Art Theatre (running till Feb. 17th at the IFCC). She talks with playwright Bonnie Ratner and director Josie Seid about the play, the production and the intersections of race, class, aging, work, art and love.  (Aired 11am 1/29/19 on KBOO 90.7 FM or always on stagenstudio.com and always on  iTunes) Hazardous Beauty Written by Bonnie Ratner Directed […]

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Here On This Bridge: The –Ism Project

Jan 15, 2019 Comments Off on Here On This Bridge: The –Ism Project

Host Joseph Gallivan interviews Samson Syharath, writer, actor and associate producer of MediaRites‘ Theatre Diaspora production of Here on this Bridge: The—Ism Project, featured in the 10th anniversary of Fertile Ground, Portland’s largest city-wide Festival of New Works. MediaRites’ Theatre Diaspora presents…. Here on this Bridge: The—Ism Project Original New Work by Josie Seid, Samson Syharath, […]

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