50 words: THE BOX MARKED BLACK by Damaris Webb at IFCC

Wonderfully appealing performance from a newly returned native Portland daughter. Fascinating family background of many origins and races inspires joy, pride, and wonder in our America. Webb can hold the audience close with just a whisper. Even if narrative not quite complete, this is a new local artist to watch.

The Liberators at IFCC January 26

They’re baaaack. One night only at the IFCC. The Liberators bring their improv game fresh direct to you.

Saturday, January 26
IFCC (Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center)
7:30 doors/ 8:00 show
$12 presale/ $15 door
Info and tix: www.theliberators.net

The Liberators are:

Shelley McLendon (The Lost Boys-Live!, ROAD HOUSE: The Play!, The Aces, Sweat)
Nicholas Kessler (Portlandia, Icarus, ROAD HOUSE: The Play!)
John Breen (Rid of Me, Hoskins and Breen)
Tony Marcellino (The Lost Boys-Live!, ROAD HOUSE: The Play!)

Photo: Andy Batt.
Photo: Andy Batt.

Theater Review | Bigger not always better: GRACE by Craig Wright on Broadway (New York)

If you believe all your theatre company needs to create great work is more money, a better venue, and some bigger names – think again.

Unforgettable theatrical experiences – for both the audience and cast members – are often the product of two simple ingredients: vision and passion. And maybe one more: an intimate space.

Such was the case in the fall of 2007 when Third Rail produced its third play by company favorite Craig Wright.

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