September 24, 2013

Clackamas Rep’s “The 39 Steps” Will Surprise You All the Way Through

Between the Internet and all the entertainment shows on television, it’s hard to be surprised when you sit down to watch something these days. Movie trailers […]
August 19, 2013

Clackamas Rep Brings Out the Wit and Sparkle of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me, Kate”

People under 50, particularly musical comedy lovers caught up in the flood of new musicals, probably don’t know much about Cole Porter. They should. The super-clever, dryly hilarious […]
July 13, 2013

Cole and Comedy: The Genius of “Kiss Me, Kate”

Clackamas Rep’s Revival Puts the Song and Dance into Oregon’s Shrewish Summer A really good musical comedy is a contradiction in time. It pushes things ahead, […]
August 16, 2012

A Stunning “Cabaret” at Clackamas Repertory Theatre Exudes a Dark, Decadent Pre-war Berlin

Political satire and gallows humor were integral to the scene in sleazy cabarets in pre-war Berlin, and ironically history has never captured that scene more powerfully […]