Wicked (Broadway in Portland)

In a tired show, look to the front row.

Arguably, the best thing that happened on opening night of the touring Broadway production of Wicked wasn’t onstage, but in front of the first row, stage right. That’s where two    More
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 RICHARD SPEER

Aika & Rose (Outworld Theater)

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   More
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Headout: Hello, Dolly!

Five other potential Dolly Parton musicals.

You may have misremembered Nine to Five, the classic 1980 Dolly Parton workplace comedy, as a musical, considering the eponymous theme song is more famous than the film. Alas, it only received t   More
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER


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