BWW Review: PassinArt's THE NO PLAY Hits a NerveBWW Review: PassinArt's THE NO PLAY Hits a Nerve
by Krista Garver - Apr 10, 2019

THE NO PLAY tells the story of the relationship between the Cheeks, an African American family, and Yaveni Aaronsohn, a Jewish scholar writing a book about the commonalities in the two cultures' experiences. It's challenging, emotional, and important. (more...)

Winners of 2018 American Cheese Society's Judging & Competition AnnouncedWinners of 2018 American Cheese Society's Judging & Competition Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

'Harbison' from Cellars at Jasper Hill in Vermont was named 'Best of Show' among 1,954 entries at the American Cheese Society's (ACS) 2018 Judging & Competition. The results were announced at a ceremony today at the 35th Annual ACS Conference: 'Forged in Cheese', at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh. Second place 'Best of Show' went to 'Calderwood', also from Cellars at Jasper Hill. Third place 'Best of Show' was awarded to 'Avonlea Clothbound Cheddar' from COWS Creamery in Prince Edward Island, Canada. (more...)

Fourth Annual Proscenium Live Free Festival Of New Work Comes to PortlandFourth Annual Proscenium Live Free Festival Of New Work Comes to Portland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Portland Shakespeare Project and Proscenium Journal, in association with Artists Repertory Theatre, present the fourth annual Proscenium Live Festival of New Work with four nights of fresh plays. All performances are free and begin at 7:30pm on Artists Rep's Alder Stage. (more...)

BWW Review: Beware of Office Workers Bearing Chainsaws: THE SECRETARIES at Profile TheatreBWW Review: Beware of Office Workers Bearing Chainsaws: THE SECRETARIES at Profile Theatre
by Krista Garver - Jun 27, 2018

Remember the movie 9 to 5? Now picture it with chainsaws. Add in a very heavy dose of internalized sexism, and you'll come close to having THE SECRETARIES, written by the comedy troupe Five Lesbian Brothers, aka Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey, and Lisa Kron. (more...)

Photo Flash: PERICLES WET Makes World Premiere with Portland ShakesPhoto Flash: PERICLES WET Makes World Premiere with Portland Shakes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017

Portland Shakespeare Project presents the world premiere of Pericles Wet, by Portland playwright Ellen Margolis. Commissioned by Portland Shakes, Pericles Wet is a masterful adaptation of William Shakespeare's Pericles directed by Michael Mendelson. The show will run from December 1 to December 17 on Artists Rep's Alder Stage. (more...)

Triangle Productions Honors Female Playwrights with THE BROWN PAPER BAG SERIES
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

triangle productions! honors female playwrights of the Harlem Renaissance with an evening of readings from its Outreach program THE BROWN PAPER BAG SERIES. (more...)

Post5 Theatre Presents COYOTE ON A FENCE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Let's get serious for a second. With the election upon us it's time for Post5 to take on one of the most serious issues facing our country. The issue of the mass incarceration of our populous. With this in mind we have decided to produce Bruce Graham's stirring, Coyote on a Fence. (more...)

triangle productions! to Launch 'Brown Paper Bag' Series with BLUE-EYED BLACK BOY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

triangle productions! will launch its newest outreach program, THE BROWN PAPER BAG SERIES. (more...)

triangle productions! to Launch 'Brown Paper Bag' Series with BLUE-EYED BLACK BOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

triangle productions! will launch its newest outreach program, THE BROWN PAPER BAG SERIES. (more...)

BWW Review: Well Arts' BREAKING RANK Brings Women Veterans' Stories Powerfully to Life
by Krista Garver - Feb 29, 2016

Women have served on U.S. battlefields since our country's beginning. Women were nurses, cooks, and even saboteurs in the American Revolutionary War. In the Civil War, women disguised as men were soldiers. In 1866, Dr. Mary Walker was awarded the Medal of Honor, becoming the first and only woman ever to do so. (more...)

Well Arts Institute's BREAKING RANK Begins Tonight at Milagro Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Well Arts Institute is partnering with Returning Veterans Project and Wise Counsel and Comfort to present BREAKING RANK, written by female service veterans. The play will explore the experiences of women in the U.S. Armed Forces: some have survived tours of duty in combat zones, some cope with military sexual trauma, all of them share what it was for them to be living and working in a male dominated environment. (more...)

Well Arts Institute to Stage BREAKING RANK at Milagro Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Well Arts Institute is partnering with Returning Veterans Project and Wise Counsel and Comfort to present BREAKING RANK, written by female service veterans. The play will explore the experiences of women in the U.S. Armed Forces: some have survived tours of duty in combat zones, some cope with military sexual trauma, all of them share what it was for them to be living and working in a male dominated environment. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Houston Grand Opera presented the 2014 Opera Ball, Fleurs de l'Opera, Saturday, April 5, at 7 p.m. in the Wortham Theater Center. With more than six hundred guests in attendance, the sold-out gala raised $2 million to support the company's internationally renowned performances and community programs that distinguish HGO as one of America's great opera companies. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera's Song of Houston Commissions Rodeo Songs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Houston Grand Opera announced today that it has commissioned its newest Song of Houston project, an extended song cycle in celebration of the eightieth anniversary of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Andrea White - noted author and wife of the former Mayor of Houston, the Honorable Bill White- has been invited to create the texts that will be set to music by selected students from the University of Houston Moores School of Music. (more...)

Portland Actors Conservatory Announces SUMMER ON STAGE YOUTH THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2010

Portland Actors Conservatory has announced this year's instructors, program offerings and scholarships for its Summer on Stage programs. A new series of weeklong intensives for upper level acting students will be taught by Michelle Kopper Seymour of Vanport Square Studio in addition to the traditional camps taught by Andrea White and Melissa Whitney. (more...)

Portland Actors Conservatory Announces SUMMER ON STAGE YOUTH THEATRE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2010

Portland Actors Conservatory has announced this year's instructors, program offerings and scholarships for its Summer on Stage programs. A new series of weeklong intensives for upper level acting students will be taught by Michelle Kopper Seymour of Vanport Square Studio in addition to the traditional camps taught by Andrea White and Melissa Whitney. (more...)