Virtual Gala Results and Company Updates

Virtual Gala Results and Company Updates

We want to begin with gratitude for the overwhelming support of our community in response to the cancellation of our gala. This time of collective worry and constant re-assessment has been both overwhelming to experience, and heartening to see how it has brought our...
ART Virtual Gala 2020

ART Virtual Gala 2020

“Theatre magic is that thing that you cannot touch that links us all together.”Carol Ann Wohlmut, Resident Artist Yesterday, Artists Rep made the difficult decision to ​cancel our 2020 gala​ scheduled for Saturday, March 14 based on Governor Kate Brown’s...
Fresh Eyes on Prudencia Hart, part 2

Fresh Eyes on Prudencia Hart, part 2

Sympathy for the Devil Days later I am still enjoying the warmth of the whiskey and wassail from seeing The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart. In my previous post, I observed the play is invested in the idea that how we talk to one another, the stories we use to make...
Fresh Eyes on Prudencia Hart, part 2

Fresh Eyes on Prudencia Hart, part 1

Of Freedom and Folk Discourses Listening at the table, The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart pops and fizzes with cultural specificity. The play opens with two dueling folk ballads—narrative poems meant to be read aloud to maximize their oral-formulaic techniques and...
Fresh Eyes on School Girls, part 2

Fresh Eyes on School Girls, part 2

“As you can see,” Lava Alapai, director of School Girls, told us in the first design meeting, “we will have a set, and there will be a roof.” She laughs to herself and shifts back and forth in front of a TV monitor showing a rendering of the set, making us laugh too....
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