Only Five Shows Left For The Imago World Premiere of FALLOUTOnly Five Shows Left For The Imago World Premiere of FALLOUT
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Carol Triffle, Portland's premier absurdist playwright, has penned a darkly stirring comedy called Fallout. When three characters are trapped in a fallout shelter, their identities slide from doom to zany, and all perspective of life is confused. (more...)

In May & June Imago Opens Two World Premieres Created by Its Founding MembersIn May & June Imago Opens Two World Premieres Created by Its Founding Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouawad, Artistic Directors of Imago Theatre, each bring to the stage their own original work in May and June. To Fly Again is written, choreographed and directed by Jerry Mouawad and plays May 4, 5, 6, 11, and 12, Fri/Sat at 7:30, Sun at 2:00.  Fallout is written and directed by Carol Triffle and plays June 1, 2, 3, 8, and 9, Fri/Sat at 7:30, Sunday at 2:00. While distinctly different, each play taps into a world removed from the ordinary.  (more...)

BWW Review: Shaking the Tree's MACBETH, Full of Sound and Fury, Signifies PlentyBWW Review: Shaking the Tree's MACBETH, Full of Sound and Fury, Signifies Plenty
by Krista Garver - Mar 6, 2018

Shaking the Tree's MACBETH is full of terrifying demons and shadows. Director Samantha Van Der Merwe uses cross-gender casting to explore the theme of what it means to be a man. (more...)

THE DANGEROUS PRECIPICE OF MEDEA Resurrects the Company's Famous No Exit Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Imago Theatre's mentor Jacques Lecoq, a theatre icon who influenced the world on movement in the performing arts, taught a concept called  "the balance of the stage."  In 1998, Jerry Mouawad, Artistic Co-Director of Imago Theatre, designed a deck suspended in a black void three feet off the stage floor that tips and sways in an abyss. It made physical and visible Lecoq's "Balance of the Stage." (more...)

BWW Reviews: Family Conflict with a Political Edge in AFTER THE REVOLUTION at Portland Playhouse
by Patrick Brassell - May 11, 2014

To Herzog's credit, the answers aren't easy, and Emma spends the play struggling to decide how she feels about her grandfather's actions, taking input from everyone around her while trying to figure out how best to honor his legacy - even as she's still unsure what that legacy actually is. (more...)

CoHo Productions to Present ENJOY By Toshiki Okada
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

CoHo Productions will present Enjoy, by Toshiki Okada with English translation by Aya Ogawa, co-produced and directed at the CoHo Theatre by Michael Griggs. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Imago Theatre's THE LOVER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2013

THE LOVER by Harold Pinter opened last night, December 5, at the Imago Theatre, and runs through December 21, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)

Imago Theatre Presents Pinter Double Header, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Get ready for a Harold Pinter double header at Imago with 'The Lover', tonight, December 5 to the 21st (in rep with FROGZ) and 'The Caretaker', running February 27 to March 23 (featuring Allen Nause). (more...)

Imago Theatre Adds Pinter Double Header to 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

Get ready for a Harold Pinter double header at Imago with 'The Lover', December 5 to the 21st (in rep with FROGZ) and 'The Caretaker', running February 27 to March 23 (featuring Allen Nause). (more...)

CoHo Productions Presents MR. DARCY DREAMBOAT, 7/11-7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

Catch a ride on the Dreamboat with all your literary crushes in Camille Cettina's original one-woman show. A visceral celebration of the joy of reading books, this literary frolic is a mash up of books and characters from Nancy Drew to JD Salinger, T.S Elliot and the romance and fantasy of Jane Austen. Audiences embark on a journey through literary worlds they have known and loved, guided by "the kind of instantly charming performer that any theatergoer might be happy to watch". - The Oregonian (more...)

CoHo Productions Presents MR. DARCY DREAMBOAT, Now thru 7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Catch a ride on the Dreamboat with all your literary crushes in Camille Cettina's original one-woman show. A visceral celebration of the joy of reading books, this literary frolic is a mash up of books and characters from Nancy Drew to JD Salinger, T.S Elliot and the romance and fantasy of Jane Austen. Audiences embark on a journey through literary worlds they have known and loved, guided by 'the kind of instantly charming performer that any theatergoer might be happy to watch'. - The Oregonian (more...)

CoHo Productions Presents MR. DARCY DREAMBOAT, 7/11-7/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013

Catch a ride on the Dreamboat with all your literary crushes in Camille Cettina's original one-woman show. A visceral celebration of the joy of reading books, this literary frolic is a mash up of books and characters from Nancy Drew to JD Salinger, T.S Elliot and the romance and fantasy of Jane Austen. Audiences embark on a journey through literary worlds they have known and loved, guided by "the kind of instantly charming performer that any theatergoer might be happy to watch". - The Oregonian (more...)

Carol Triffle's BEAUX ARTS CLUB Opens Tonight at Imago Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

Opens tonight May 24th plays through June 9th - Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 & one matinee today June 9th at 2:00. Admission is free. (more...)

Carol Triffle's BEAUX ARTS CLUB Opens Tonight at Imago Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

Opens tonight May 24th plays through June 9th - Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 & one matinee on Sunday June 9th at 2:00. Admission is free. (more...)

Photo Flash: Imago Theatre's THE BLACK LIZARD to Return, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2012

Imago Theatre's critically acclaimed production of THE BLACK LIZARD, directed by Jerry Mouawad, returns to open the Imago's season in October. The English-language premiere of Yukio Mishima's play will remount Oct. 4 through Nov. 4 at Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Avenue. Check out photos from the spring production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Imago Theatre's THE BLACK LIZARD Returns Tonight, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2012

Imago Theatre's critically acclaimed production of THE BLACK LIZARD, directed by Jerry Mouawad, returns to open the Imago's season in October. The English-language premiere of Yukio Mishima's play will remount tonight, Oct. 4 through Nov. 4 at Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Avenue. Check out photos from the spring production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Imago Theatre's THE BLACK LIZARD to Return, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2012

Imago Theatre's critically acclaimed production of THE BLACK LIZARD, directed by Jerry Mouawad, returns to open the Imago's season in October. The English-language premiere of Yukio Mishima's play will remount Oct. 4 through Nov. 4 at Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Avenue. Check out photos from the spring production below! (more...)

BWW Interviews THE BLACK LIZARD, Playing at Imago Theatre through June 2nd
by Barrett Johnson - May 28, 2012

Getting to pick the minds of the director, dramaturge, and two leads in one of the most exciting plays of the season? Never let such an opportunity go to waste. BWW chats with Jerry Mouawad, Laurence Kominz, Anne Sorce, and Matthew DiBiasio concerning their recent success, THE BLACK LIZARD (more...)

BWW Reviews THE BLACK LIZARD at Imago Theatre: The Dance of Kabuki and Noir
by Barrett Johnson - May 18, 2012

Though 'grotesque' and 'for adults only' are the buzzwords in the advertisement, THE BLACK LIZARD delivers a dynamic, entertaining, and incredibly knowing production at Imago Theatre, merging and subverting the traditional styles of Kabuki and Noir for a story that makes for more than just the wild ride. (more...)

Imago Theatre's THE BLACK LIZARD Opens Tonight, May 11
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012

Since 2009, Jerry Mouawad has staged five silent productions Apis, Cuban Missile Tango, Tick Tack Type, Stage Left Lost and Zugzwang. Now he is breaking his silence with the English Language World Premiere of one of Japan's most popular plays, Yukio Mishima's The Black Lizard, opening tonight, May 11 and playing through June 2 at Imago Theatre located at 17 SE 8th Avenue. (more...)

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