OPB | Aug. 16, 2016
We hear the latest business news, check in on Oregon Shakespeare Festival's ongoing "American Revolutions" historical plays project, hear about a recall election in Grant Co., and get updates on the Olympics from NPR's Tom Goldman.
OPB | July 28, 2016
Playwright and director Ginger Dayle wrote a play focused on Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 visit to Roseburg and the mass shooting there last October. Roseburg residents are unhappy about the play.
OPB | Sept. 30, 2015
Thirty-six playwrights will take on the task of making Shakespeare's plays a little easier to understand.
OPB | July 31, 2015
A new play from Hand2Mouth Theatre imagines what the characters in the film, My Own Private Idaho, would be doing 25 years later.
OPB | May 28, 2015
The Portland premiere of "Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play," by Reed graduate Anne Washburn, is up at the Portland Playhouse now.
OPB | April 09, 2015
The Oregon Children's Theatre is putting on "columbinus," a production that explores the 1999 Columbine shootings.
OPB | March 17, 2015
TUESDAY: The play running at Artists Repertory Theatre is about a futures trader bartering for his life after getting kidnapped in Pakistan.
OPB | July 25, 2014
Oregon Shakespeare Festival's The Great Society tells the story of the metastasizing war in Vietnam that largely derailed Lyndon Johnson’s ambitious domestic agenda.
OPB | July 22, 2014
TUESDAY: For the last two years, the Oregon Children's Theater has encourages young people to write plays about bullies and bullying.
OPB | April 17, 2014
THURSDAY: The Oregon Ballet Theater will honor the end of Alison Roper's dancing career by showcasing her talents in a final performance.
OPB | Sept. 23, 2013
How does 3D printing technology change the way an artist works?
OPB | May 01, 2013
Portland author Ursula K. Le Guin's groundbreaking 1969 science fiction novel is being staged by Hand2mouth Theatre and Portland Playhouse.
OPB | Jan. 30, 2013
Feral is a play highlighting the lives of hundreds of Portlanders who are experiencing homelessness.
OPB | Dec. 06, 2012
The August Wilson Red Door Project is using August Wilson's plays to prompt dialogue about race in Portland.
OPB | Sept. 27, 2012
Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.
OPB | Sept. 10, 2012
Artist, advertiser, and occasional auctioneer, Andrew Dickson, performs live life coaching at this year's TBA Festival.
OPB | June 14, 2012
Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom's new documentary offers a window into a playwriting class at an alternative high school.
OPB | May 11, 2012
The daughter of the late comedy icon George Carlin is swinging through Portland. We'll talk to her about her one woman show about her relationship with her dad.
OPB | March 20, 2012
What does This American Life's retraction of its Mike Daisey hour tell us about journalism, theater, and our expectations of truth?