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“Darling Buds”: Shakespeare for a Portland Spring

5 January 2018

¶ There is a lot of great Shakespeare lined-up in the Portland region this spring. While there are usual summer seasonal companies—my own Original Practice Shakespeare Festival...

January Blogroll: Best of 2017

1 January 2018

¶ Dear readers: ¶ I don’t think I have to tell you this was a bizarre year. Everything in public life seemed to be going straight in the bin, and yet things for...

18 PDX Fertile Ground Festival Forecast

29 December 2017

¶ Dear readers: ¶ In the calm between Christmas and the new year, I’ve remembered that the PDX Fertile Ground festival of new theatre work will soon be upon us! Having...

Fresh Eyes on Artists Rep’s “Magellanica”

7 December 2017

¶ Dear all, ¶ I’m back at it again this winter as a “Fresh Eye” for Artist Repertory Theatre’s world premiere of the binge-worthy Magellanica. All...