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Suspend your disbelief this fall
Fall preview highlights
| September 19, 2013
Midsummer gets a twist, in midwinter
When I learned that Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream was to be staged in frigid early winter, I wondered if the production's angle might be unabashed irony.
| January 20, 2012
Remember how not too long ago, people were celebrating the United States’ entrance into a “post-racial” era?
West Side Story’s powerful reminder of peril
| May 28, 2010
Into new worlds
The New Year opens with a duo of two-man, many-character comedies.
Theatrical journeys for the year ahead
| January 01, 2010
Portland Players: The Rocky Horror Show
Portland Players open up their (non-interactive, sorry) production of The Rocky Horror Show, which is attracting interest from theatergoers throughout the Northeast. Seats for the...
| October 28, 2009
Mixin' it up
First on my dance card this fall is the Good Theater's The Little Dog Laughed (September 17-October 11), a scathing comedy about Hollywood, a closeted actor's indiscretions with a hustler, and his agent's desperate clean-up duties.
Fall's theater shows cover serious ground
| September 18, 2009
Review: La Cage aux Folles
La Cage aux Folles at Portland Players
"All about love"
| January 21, 2009
At this upper-crust Tennessee wedding, we never see the bride, but her quintet of reluctant bridesmaids gets down to some deep and dirty truths in the sassy, irreverent Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, an early comedy by Alan Ball.
In Five Women Wearing the Same Dress
| November 19, 2008
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