‘God’ lends a hand to Newport theater drive

What started out as a plea for cash has turned into what likely will be the biggest draw at the Newport Performing Arts Center this summer. It’s a play called God Help Us!,  and playing the title role is the actor with more Emmys — seven — than any other male performer. You may know […]

Dreaming about ‘Tomorrow’

The three members of the New York theater ensemble the TEAM don’t call Tomorrow Will Be…, which they’ll present Friday and Saturday in Portland at Boom Arts, a show. “I feel weird calling it one thing,” says Zhailon Levingston. “A person who is looking for a one-sentence description might need to take a leap of […]

Boom! Arts from the edge

Essay and photos by FRIDERIKE HEUER In times of political change and upheaval the arts often undergo a paradigm shift. New ways of representing the world or challenging the status quo rise out of despair or are driven by hope. This is true for the visual arts but perhaps even more so for theater. In […]