Buried Child (Profile Theatre)

There’s no place like home.

In the 1960s, Sam Shepard was making his name in Greenwich Village’s experimental scene with fractured, restless one-acts. In a 1965 Village Voice review of one of these works, playwright Edwa   More
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Just Opened: Eyes for Consuela

A review of Profile Theatre's season opener.


Arts & Books
Irreparably broken relationships, wanton violence and abstract, philosophical musings: Yes, Profile Theatre’s season opener, Eyes for Consuela, certainly has all of playwright Sam Shepard’s trademarks. Minutes after they meet on a moonlit rural Mexican street, Amado (Andrés Alcalá) is holding his machete at the gringo Henry (Michael Mendelson). He doesn’t want the bumbling tourist’s money ...   More
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 MITCH LILLIE

My Children! My Africa! (Profile Theatre)

Starts with sugar, ends with meat.

For the first 45 minutes of Profile Theatre’s My Children! My Africa!, you may think a latter-day Mr. Chips has single-handedly defeated the entire edifice of 1980s-era South African apartheid w   More
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Theater! Theatre! May Face Final Curtain Call


Arts & Books
Portland's theater community reeled Friday, after hearing news about Southeast Belmont Street’s venerable Theater! Theatre! shutting its doors this summer. In a city with few mid-size venues, the two-auditorium building has long been a bustling theatrical hub.But after Profile Theatre and Theatre Vertigo announced that landlord Veerinder Chawla would not be renewing their leases, which end June 30, ...   More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON


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