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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.

The cancer monologues

At Triangle, the author of “The Vagina Monologues” takes on her own journey into the trials of cancer.

The Immigrant Story and 9/11

Stage & Studio: A conversation with founder Sankar Raman, plus a father’s talk with his daughter 20 years ago on 9/11.

Jane Mantiri. Photo by: Karen Weliky/The Immigrant Story

Jane Mantiri: Coming full circle at last

The immigrant founder of Advance Gender Equity in the Arts says she often did not fit in – until she found theater.

A festival for voices to be heard

PassinArt’s Pacific Northwest Multi-Cultural Festival serves a virtual feast of stories by and for artists of color.

Playwright, provocateur, and more

As “The Oldest Profession” nears an end, a look at the method that shapes Paula Vogel’s incendiary work.

The Rebuild: Broadway Rose

Part one in a series about how theater companies are transitioning back to in-person performances.

A killer of a party on the radio

Imago takes Carol Triffle’s newest play offstage and onto radio. A cast member explores how and why they dunnit.

Rosetta: The making of a musical

Jenn Grinels and Merideth Kaye Clark discuss the concert version of a musical about a woman who fought in the Civil War.

An operatic fade of memory

A singer grapples with Alzheimer’s in the new chamber opera “A Song by Mahler” at Chamber Music Northwest.

Theater: Playing in the park

Making magic in Laurelhurst Park with the family-friendly play “Hannah + the Healing Stone.”

Theater beyond age limits

Bonnie Vorenberg and ArtAge have helped spur a flourishing national scene of theater for older people.

Regarding Henrys

Original Practice Shakespeare dives into the “Henry” trio of plays for three straight nights – online.

Imagining the Portland of tomorrow

Diana Burbano’s audio play “The Vertical City” is a tragic (and triumphant) vision of a futuristic PDX.

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