Theater

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DramaWatch: Fuse relights its fire

Portland’s LGBTQ theater ensemble gets a new home, a new season, and a new way of thinking about how it does business.

DramaWatch: Brain food at ‘Barbecue’

This week at the theater: Chewing over the issues in Portland Playhouse’s prism on race and language; “Mean Girls” and 600 Highwaymen hit town; last chances & more.

DramaWatch: The malevolence of birds

Imago’s Jerry Mouawad talks about the Covid-era fear factor in Conor McPherson’s tense and anxious stage version of “The Birds.” Plus: Stage openings & closings.

DramaWatch: At Corrib, a passing of the Irish torch

Also in a busy week: A “Barbecue” at Portland Playhouse, “The Chinese Lady” at Artists Rep, a “Peep” from The Reformers and a “Lonely Vampire” from Imago, “Danse Macabre” returns, plus plays onscreen.

The Rebuild: Milagro Theatre

José González and Dañel Malán lead the resurgence of the Northwest’s only Latinx theater company.

DramaWatch: Discovering Frida

Vanessa Severo talks about “becoming” the famed Mexican artist; Martha Washington bakes again.

High roads, high notes

Broadway Rose’s new “Loch Lomond” is a majestic musical tragedy about love, obsessions, and duty.

The end of an era for Artists Rep

After nine years as the company’s artistic director, Dámaso Rodríguez explains why he’s stepping down.

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