Fiercely New


A great month for theatre with ‘Frida un Retablo’ and the Fertile Ground series.

Have a Gay Christmas


Our guide to celebrating the Yuletide with a twist.

Culture Club: Flying High


Franco Nieto’s transformation from football player to muscular dancer.

Culture Club: Stage Struck


Chris Coleman, Artistic Director at Portland Center Stage, opens up about his life and career.

Fall 2012 Stage Calendar


Grab your calendar and chart your entertainment future. Herewith, we list some standout events.

A&E: Body Beautiful


Oregon Ballet Theatre’s artistic director Christopher Stowell opens the season with “Body Beautiful”

A&E: Jersey Boy


Bob Crewe was a man ahead of his time – think David Geffen set in the 50’s and 60’s. He was Fabulous and Flamboyant at a time when those words were code. Known as “the Fifth Season” (working with Frank Valli and The Four Seasons), he fashioned a group of street tough New Jersey guys [...]

No Tin Soldiers. No Toy Guns.

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Reed Play

Live theatrical productions offer a special kind of illusion not found in other forms of entertainment. While film images are often enhanced and manipulated electronically, live performance requires real, tangible, yet seemingly magical skills to convey mood, character and subtext. Costumer and professor Darrin Pufall started early. “Some kids take their bedspreads and make forts; [...]