Portland Shakes' Presents PROSCENIUM LIVE Free Festival Of New WorkPortland Shakes' Presents PROSCENIUM LIVE Free Festival Of New Work
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

Portland Shakespeare Project and Proscenium Journal present the fifth annual Proscenium Live Festival of New Work with two days of fresh plays. This year's festival takes place at Portland State University's Lincoln Hall, in the Boiler Room Studio Theater. All performances are free, no ticket reservations are necessary, and seating is general admission. (more...)

BWW Review: In Revisiting the Troubles of Ireland's Past, Corrib Theatre's QUIETLY Provides a Warning for Our FutureBWW Review: In Revisiting the Troubles of Ireland's Past, Corrib Theatre's QUIETLY Provides a Warning for Our Future
by Krista Garver - Apr 24, 2018

One summer day in 1974 in a pub in Belfast, Ian and Jimmy's lives changed forever. Now, at age 52, the men arrange to meet in the same pub where a horrific event occurred. After 36 years, can they see each other as anything but enemies? Is any amount of forgiveness possible? These are the questions at the heart of QUIETLY, Owen McCafferty's haunting play currently running at New Expressive Works care of Corrib Theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at QUIETLY by Owen McCafferty from Corrib TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at QUIETLY by Owen McCafferty from Corrib Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2018

Corrib Theatre presents Owen McCafferty's Quietly, directed by Artistic Director Gemma Whelan, a play that grapples with the carnage, consequences and hope for healing following Ireland's decades-long, bloody conflict referred to as the Troubles. The production features Ted Rooney, Tim Blough and Murri Lazaroff-Babin and runs for four weeks, April 13 through May 6, at New Expressive Works. (more...)

Fertile Ground Reviews: PHILIP'S GLASS MENAGERIE, ROSA RED, PERSEPHONE XOA IRISFertile Ground Reviews: PHILIP'S GLASS MENAGERIE, ROSA RED, PERSEPHONE XOA IRIS
by Krista Garver - Jan 23, 2018

Fertile Ground 2018 is in full swing. And, based on what I've seen so far, this is the best year yet! Here are three of the shows I saw opening weekend. (more...)

BWW Review: Portland Shakespeare Project's PERICLES WET Well-Timed for the National Conversation About Sexual Harassment and AssaultBWW Review: Portland Shakespeare Project's PERICLES WET Well-Timed for the National Conversation About Sexual Harassment and Assault
by Krista Garver - Dec 12, 2017

Ellen Margolis's excellent PERICLES WET is a story about men taking what they want. Even more than that, it's a story about the people who know horrific things are going on and what they choose to do with that knowledge. (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...)

Corrib Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Feature Three Contemporary Irish PlaysCorrib Theatre's 2017-18 Season to Feature Three Contemporary Irish Plays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

For its fifth year of offering Portland plays by contemporary Irish playwrights, Corrib Theatre brings these three gripping, politically relevant works: Belfast Girls by Jaki McCarrick, Lifeboat by Nicola McCartney and Quietly by Owen McCafferty. (more...)

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Comes to Portland Actors Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Portland Actors Ensemble begin its 48th consecutive season by producing Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida for the very first time! This hilarious, poetic work will be brought to life by some the best Shakespearean actors in Portland, Oregon and will be performed free of charge for the the entire community. Patrick Walsh, who directed Taming of the Shrew for PAE two years ago, returns to tackle another misunderstood classic. (more...)

JAFFA GATE and NOISEMAKERS Two New Premieres from Northwest Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

There's a new theatre company in town - surprise, surprise - with a new way of doing things and two upcoming world premieres to prove its worth.  (more...)

Theatre Vertigo Presents THE DRUNKEN CITY by Adam Bock
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

Theatre Vertigo presents The Drunken City by Adam Bock, Directed by KL Cullom, October 23rd-November 21st at The Shoebox Theater (2110 SE 10th Ave Portland, OR 97214). (more...)