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There’s no place like Newport
There’s no place like Newport

Newport’s Pacific Dance Ensemble will take audiences down the yellow brick road this Friday, May 18, as the curtain goes up on its latest production, “The Wizard in Oz.”

This original adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s...

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Dreaming of the stage?

People interested in performing Shakespeare with a twist are invited to attend open auditions for the new adaptation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Newport’s Red Octopus Theatre Company this Saturday, May...

Glow to the theater
Glow to the theater

The curtain will go up on a heartwarming comedy this Friday, May 4, as the Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts presents its production of “Moonglow.”

Written by Kim Carney, the play follows Maxine, a feisty, bitter woman...

Itt’s going to be great
Itt’s going to be great

When the mere mention of a show’s title can get a whole room of people clicking their fingers in unison, you know you are dealing with a pop culture classic.

Students from Nestucca Valley Junior Senior High School will bring that classic...

Launch yourself into Starlite

Registration is now open for the annual Starlite Theater Camp camp offered by the Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts.

The camp, open to students aged 11 to 14, starts on June 18 and culminates in performances on June 22 and 23. There...

TAPA takes a direct approach

The Tillamook Association for the Performing Arts is seeking show submissions from directors for its upcoming season, which runs October 2017 through September 2018.

The group, which performs at the Barn Community Playhouse in downtown...

Hoping for a Fool house
Hoping for a Fool house

Silliness will abound this Saturday, March 31, when the Fools’ Day Cabaret returns for another night of warm-hearted fun at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

This Lincoln City Warming Shelter fund-raiser will serve up a smorgasbord of...

RED alert: Newport drama puts Mark Rothko in the frame
RED alert: Newport drama puts Mark Rothko in the frame

By Barbara B. Covell

For the TODAY

At first blush, the New Visions Arts production of “RED” is an unflinching tour de force. It goes for the jugular.

Picture this: A John Logan Tony award-winning script with...

A purr-fect performance
A purr-fect performance

“Pete the Cat” will slink into the Lincoln City Cultural Center this Thursday and Friday, March 15 and 16, bringing a rock ‘n roll treat to audiences packed with hundreds of local schoolchildren.

The Theatreworks USA...

Shrink rap
Shrink rap
Theatre West presents “Meanwhile, Back on the Couch”
Book now, for “Born Yesterday”
Book now, for “Born Yesterday”

There is still time to see political satire meet romantic comedy on stage in Nehalem as the Riverbend Players wrap up their production of “Born Yesterday.”

Garson Kanin’s comedy skewers the corruption of American government...