The community theater Cottage Theatre in Eugene promises a 2015 season that’s “all over the map.”
The Eugene Ballet Company typically offers a four-production season of enduring classics along with something new or different. This year, the company stages “Cinderella” in October. Considered one of the great ballets, Sergey Prokofiev’s beautiful score helps tell the story of how gentle Cinderella turns the tables on her jealous stepsisters.
The Oregon Contemporary Theatre recently opened its 2014-15 season with “Becky’s New Car.” The play, which runs through Oct. 4, stars local actress Storm Kennedy as Becky Foster, a bored, middle-age middle manager stuck in a middling marriage. And then, an honest misunderstanding with a wealthy widower offers her the chance at an exciting double […]
The Oregon Festival of American Music, which is presented annually by The Shedd Institute in Eugene, strives to keep the American Songbook alive.
When 73-year-old Fred Crafts retired in 2004, he didn’t have a plan. He knew it was time to begin unplugging himself from his lengthy career as a journalist and arts critic, but beyond that, he wasn’t sure what was going to occupy his time. Crafts is not the idle type, but despite that, he had […]