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Remembering Linda Williams Janke

The Portland stage star, 78, took classic turns in plays by Eugene O’Neill, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, Noel Coward, and G.B. Shaw.

DramaWatch: ‘Queens Girl’ moves to Africa

Picking up what they began in New York, Clackamas Rep and star Lauren Steele take a stellar tale continental. Plus Forgotten Women, Chick Fight, Taylor Mac & more.

Bridgetown throws a musical party

Stage notes: A conservatory throws a musical-theater gala, mystery theater and Lea Salonga at the Reser, the slap heard ’round the world.

Remembering forgotten women, onstage

A conversation with writer Cindy Williams Gutiérrez, whose choreopoem “In the Name of Forgotten Women” is debuting at CoHo.

DramaWatch: William Hurt onstage

The movie star, who died in Portland on Sunday, performed in four plays with Artists Rep. Also: Getting grisly with “Titus,” comedy & more.

Cynthia Fuhrman leaving Portland Center Stage

The managing director of the city’s biggest theater company will become vice president of a national arts consulting firm, helping to shape the next generation of leaders.

DramaWatch: Desire and Fertile Ground

Eleanor O’Brien talks about how the new-works festival has sparked her sex-positive shows. Plus the festival’s Week 2 and the “Anastasia” tour.