Are You Ready To SPARKLE With PHAME? 0

Many people may not realize this, but we have a theatre in our community here that is truly doing great things. PHAME is the Portland region’s fine and performing arts organization serving adults with developmental disabilities. PHAME’s acronym stands for: Pacific Honored Artists, Musicians and Entertainers. My dear friend Meagan Kate is a Theatre Arts […]

Previews: Theatre on Halloween Night Anyone? 1

From the folks who brought you The Tempest at Lovejoy Fountain over the summer to a large crowd, Portland Actors Ensemble would like to bring their next performance to your attention. I’d also like to point out that the cost of the shows is “Pay What You Will”, just like their normal park shows. Nobody […]

Review: Experience the Phenomenon – Blue Man Group 0

It seems as if the lights never went down on the audience – we all seemed to turn our attention to the red ticker tape sign flashing above the stage that read something like, “Hey you… yeah, you, pay attention up here.” It worked. For the first 5-10 minutes before the curtain even rose at […]

Preview: Artists Rep Has Extended Their Run of No Man’s Land 0

So popular, they’ve extended their run! The Artist Repertory Theatre has extended No Man’s Land by adding another 5 performances. I remember seeing advertisements for this show all summer long and knowing that William Hurt was in town for this made me want to see it even more. Alas, I have not made it yet, […]

Preview: Lips Together, Teeth Apart – Only 5 Performances Left 0

You won’t want to miss this one as there are only 5 performances left of Profile Theatre’s production of Lips Together, Teeth Apart. I have yet to see this show although I’ve heard wonderful things about it. Running for almost a month, you only have a little bit of time left to get your butts […]

Preview: Upcoming: Portland Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro 1

I’m so excited to help announce Portland Opera’s upcoming feature performances of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro November 4-12, 2011 at the Keller Auditorium. As one of Mozart’s most famous works, you will be amazed, even if you never have been to an opera, how familiar the music is to you. Writing his first opera […]

Review: Oregon Ballet Theatre’s Petrouchka & Carmen 0

Sitting in the Keller, waiting for the curtain to rise on a brand new season of Oregon Ballet Theatre is an exciting moment for an audience member. Especially when a few pieces of this season’s roster might a bit foreign to the audience. For me, as an audience member, I like the unexpected. I sometimes […]

Dance Magazine Features Oregon Ballet Theatre Dancer: Candice Bouchard 0

Whenever I see one of my favorite local dancers featured in a national magazine, I get a wee bit excited. What is the article about? Did the dancer write about an experience or share a story that we wouldn’t have heard in the first place? Does it matter what publication it came from? In my […]