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Writing Home: The Plays of Tena Štivičić

Published by SAVAGE Magazine.

From the collapse of monarchism to fascism, communism and the growth of capitalism, few European countries can claim to have had as turbulent a history as Croatia. 807 more words

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An Alternative to the New York Times

For sheer missing the point, today’s review of Living on Love in The New York Times leads the field.

The point is: it’s Renée Fleming! 784 more words


"mediocre adaptation... with uninspired direction" | The Oregonian slams CYRANO at Portland Center Stage

Well, it figures. Right after we shoot our mouth off about how the O is no longer capable of writing negative reviews – along comes a zinger. 272 more words

'Pass it on' - The History Boys Review

The History Boys was first performed back in 2004 and quickly became a high grossing hit catapulting it’s stars into the hearts of the public. The original had stints at the National before transferring to Broadway and becoming a movie. 377 more words


Could you live in a city with no theater critic? | Portlanders may need to get used to it

As was pointed out recently in the context of Seattle, hard-hitting and negative (when called for) theatre criticism is an indicator of a healthy theatre scene. 1,330 more words

Did He Like It? | The iPhone app shows how easy it can be to get the info you want

You are already, surely, a devout reader of Ken Davenport’s blog The Producer’s Perspective.

If not, go sign up. We’ll wait. Waiting…


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The good news about bad plays: bad reviews | Uniform thumbs down on THE COMPARABLES at Seattle Rep shows critical function of reviewing alive and well

When it comes to writing bad plays, there are no barriers to entry. It’s an equal opportunity endeavor, and anyone with a laptop, tablet or smart phone can jump right in. 1,012 more words