William Hurt Returning to Artists Rep, Bringing Son Along

William Hurt Long Day's Journey

Arts & Books
Academy Award-winning actor William Hurt will return to Portland this October to perform in Artists Repertory Theatre's production of the Harold Pinter play No Man's Land. It will be Hurt's fourth appearance at Artists Rep, having previously starred in The Drawer Boy in 2004, Vanya in 2006 and most recently Long Day's Journey into Night in 2010. What brings an actor of Hurt's profile to perform with ...   More
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Artists Rep)

Come for the laughs, stay for the body-chopping.

Martin McDonagh is a prop comedian. Sure, the Irish playwright knows how to put an obscenity to good use, writes excellent punch lines and is a master of the twist ending.    More
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

2009 Drammy Awards: The Winners

Last night's 30th Anniversary Drammy Awards was, as usual, a rowdy, largely inebriated affair, though (thank heavens!) shorter than last year. Attendants at the annual ceremony recognizing "outstanding achievement in Portland theater" wore outlandish costumes, most everyone appeared to have a good time, and no one from Artists Repertory Theatre bothered to show up to collect the company's four awards. ...   More
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE

William Hurt Returning To Artists Rep

Actor William Hurt, who is almost my third cousin (he is the grandson of Henry Luce, Jr., the founder of Time, from his second marriage; Luce's first was to my great great aunt) is returning to Portland to play the male lead in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night at Artists Repertory Theatre next August. Hurt's performed with Artists Rep twice before, in The Drawer Boy in 2004 and in ...   More
Friday, September 25, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE


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