For Kate Braidwood, masked performance
can create true theater magic. The 32-year-old, who makes up half of the
Wonderheads (her husband Andrew Phoenix is the other), describes this
magic as two
The setting is the epitome of pedagogical
order. Posters of Hindu deities line the walls, a giant bottle of hand
sanitizer sits sentry on the teacher’s desk, buckets of markers top the
In Judaism, the Kaddish is most often
recited as a prayer for the dead. But occasionally, in cases of extreme
wrongdoing, it’s used to mark a Jew’s excommunication from the faith.
A supernatural rock opera from a flock of indie musicians.
At first peek, you might think Aika & Rose could be rebranded Blue Is the Warmest Color: The Rock Opera.
The new musical, a project from a legion of Portland musicians, bills
itself as a super
Everyone thinks they know Our Town. The play has
become code for cloying sentimentality, the sort of white-bread drama
trotted out regularly by high-school theater departments. If people