Post5's Artistic Directors Ty and Cassandra Boice are Moving to Seattle for Better Theater

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Arts & Books
After five years heading Post5 Theatre company, co-founder and lead actor Ty Boice announced Aug. 23 that he is moving to Seattle to pursue a career in theater there. By October, he and Cassandra Boice—who is also a regular star and director at Post5—and their new son will move, leaving the theater to new management. Who will take over is still up in the air. "Post5 will search for a new artistic ...   More
 
Thursday, August 27, 2015 ENID SPITZ

The Comedy of Errors (Post5 Theatre)

Ty Boice’s twinning update makes Shakespeare hip.


Theater
The Comedy of Errors is one of the Bard’s lighter farces, often ignored, and it’s all a rip-off. Shakespeare modernized Roman playwright Plautus’ comedy Menaechmi and directly borrowed m   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 EDWARD MORRIS

Fertile Ground Diaries: Woman on the Scarlet Beast

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Arts & Books
Woman on the Scarlet Beast, a darkly sarcastic new play by Portlander Caroline Miller, follows the lives and secrets of three generations of women. There’s the sweet but victimizing grandmother, Dulce (Jane Fellows). Her cynical daughter, Ruby (Adrienne Flagg), is a wheelchair-bound former prostitute struggling with her faith in others. And then there’s Ruby’s daughter, Jenny (Olivia ...   More
 
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 KAITIE TODD

As You Like It (Post5 Theatre)

A converted church in Sellwood: the perfect home for Shakespeare.


Theater
You don’t have to give Macbeth a lightsaber, turn Rosencrantz and Guildenstern into Mafiosos or set Twelfth Night at an office party in Tigard to reimagine Shakespeare. Making the Bard accessi   More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 JAMES HELMSWORTH

Scoop: Ain’t No Drunk Like Lúcuma Drunk.


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GOLDEN ALE: Oregon had another good year at Denver’s Great American Beer Festival, the largest beer competition in the world. Oregon won 22 medals, including seven golds, the biggest of whic   More
 
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Just Opened: Tartuffe

A review of Post5 Theatre's production of Molière’s farce.

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Arts & Books
Molière’s 17th-century comedy Tartuffe gets a Texas twang and country tunes in this rollicking Post5 Theatre production directed by Tobias Andersen. It’s the story of unyielding patriarch Orgon (Keith Cable), who is entranced by Tartuffe (Garland Lyons), a slimy charlatan who wears a veneer of religious zeal and lusts after Orgon’s wife, Elmire (Christy Drogosch). In Post5’s close quarters, ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Fertile Ground Diaries: Bon Ton Roulet at the Shakespeare Cafe

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Arts & Books
With comical performances and a modern-day twist on the Shakespearean voice, Bon Ton Roulet at the Shakespeare Cafe is a high-energy, engaging show set in New Orleans during the liveliest time of year, Mardi Gras. The cast balances hilarity and wackiness throughout with their quick inventive rhymes, sparkly costumes and songs. The play, written and directed by Portlander Elizabeth Huffman for Post5 Theatre ...   More
 
Monday, January 27, 2014 SAVANNAH WASSERMAN

Fertile Ground Diaries: Therapy Hunger

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Arts & Books
Therapy Hunger, written by Post5 Theatre's Cassandra Boice and directed by her husband Ty, takes a stab at addressing the perceived need for psychiatric drugs in today’s society. Boice plays a troubled young woman who visits a number of therapists for her problems, including A.D.D., O.C.D., bulimia, sexual insecurities and anxiety. Her therapists are made out to be buffoons who poke fun at her personal ...   More
 
Monday, January 27, 2014 SAVANNAH WASSERMAN

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