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Acorn bares souls in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Edward Albee's heavyweight Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a horror story.
Illusions + pretenses
| November 18, 2011
Review: Acorn camps, vamps in Shakespeare's Cymbeline
When the servant Pisania (April Singley) enters to herald the opening iambs of Cymbeline , her Elizabethan diction is bracingly offset by her skintight black vinyl and fishnets.
| May 13, 2011
Review: An émigré's struggle with his baggage, in AIRE's Brendan
America, enthuses Irish émigré Brendan (Michael Dix Thomas), is the smell of coffee and gasoline.
When the pipes aren't calling
| April 08, 2011
Review: Jewish wit pervades Acorn's latest production
Around this time of year, the vast majority of holiday entertainment — Nutcrackers both Victorian and burlesque; innumerable A Christmas Carols ; even the rogue Sedaris debauchery of The Santaland Diaries — is some sort of riff on a holiday that's a
| December 10, 2010
Acorn opens stripped-down Studio Series
This autumn Acorn Productions adds another venture to its already myriad theatrical offerings.
| October 15, 2010
More Bard, another park
Just as fiddleheads and lilacs sprung early this year, so have the urban-pastoral pleasures of al fresco Shakespeare.
Acorn takes Shakespeare to the Riverbank
| May 21, 2010
For nearly a decade, spring in Portland has heralded the emergence not just of all of us from hibernation, but of playwrights, en masse, from quiet writing rooms.
Acorn tries out four new local plays
| February 26, 2010
After Watergate and an opened China, Nixon’s next most recognized legacy is probably the warning to make sure you know your medium: His infamously sweaty, maladroit television appearance in the Kennedy-Nixon debate was widely perceived to have cost him t
Good Theater’s top-notch Frost/Nixon
| November 06, 2009
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