Host Dmae Roberts presents a special one-hour edition of Stage and Studio. In the first part of the show, Dmae talks with the two lead actresses and Director Chris Coleman of Portland Center Stage's Grey Gardens, the riches to rag story of the decline of two relatives of Jackie O. Then Dmae calls Bill Rausch, artistic director of Oregon Shakespeare Festival to talk about the new season in Ashland.
Bridget B. here, and this edition of Bread & Roses was all about The Importance of Mother's Day; it's actual meaning and how you can get involved to make a difference. Given that this show fell right before Mother's Day, or on Mother's Day in other countries, I wanted to bring to your attention the what, why, when and by whom Mother's Day was conceived, what it has become over time and what you can do to re-direct this day back towards its original meaning.
On tomorrow's (Tues, May 8th 11-1130am) membership edition of Stage and Studio, I'll be featuring Artists Repertory Theatre's "Three Sisters" which got a new adaption from Pulitzer Finalist Tracy Letts. I'll be talking with the always brilliant Jon Kretzu and two sisters, Amaya Villazan and Andrea Frankle. We'll be offering five pairs of tix for memberships. Also Portland Opera donated a pair of tix to May 8th opening nite of Verdi's Rigeletto.