Bringing back the Bard

PSU theater department debuts Shakespeare’s Othello this weekend

“Give me the ocular proof!” Othello shouts, thus illuminating the tragic central element of Shakespeare’s classic play, opening this weekend at Portland State.

One night only

Portland Opera whets appetite for upcoming fare withA Chorus Line

Lines of people wrapped around the block in front of the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on Sunday, Oct. 28, hoping to get tickets to a one-night exclusive showing of A Chorus Line, presented by U.S. Bank Broadway Across America.

Racial segregation in modern America

Author Albert Camarillo speaks at PSU

Dr. Albert Camarillo, president of the Organization of American Historians, is giving a lecture tonight at Portland State on racial segregation. His lecture, titled “Segregated Life in U.S. Cities—An Era of Racial Borderlands,” is especially relevant to the demographics of Portland.

Murderous puppets

Local puppet troupe presents The Tell-Tale Heart at PSU

If you think puppets are only for children, think again: Filled with mystery, murder and oozing blood, Tears of Joy Theatre’s adaptation of “The Tell-Tale Heart” is coming to PSU’s Lincoln Studio Theatre just in time for Halloween.