theater

College theater goes online

By Reilly J. Smith / March 14, 2021

In this curious time of shutdowns and closures, some theaters are managing to produce shows using a modern medium. Streaming live productions is one way that theaters companies have found to keep performers onstage and audiences engaged. Clackamas Community College Theater Department theater director James Eikrem said that while streaming theater may seem like “glorified…

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Really Feckin’ Good – The Cripple of Inishmaan opens at CCC

By Zachary Whitley / March 3, 2020

Before we start, yes, there are Irish accents. The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh is the latest production being put on by the Clackamas Community College  theater department. It features a small, diverse cast filled with CCC students and community members. Directed by James Eikrem, the play  takes place in Inishmaan, Ireland, a 200-person…

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‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ review

By Clackamas Print / November 26, 2019

Story by Andrew Griffin Fifty-one years ago, the world was introduced to the wonderful world of “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood,” a show that would go on to capture the hearts of children for decades until its final episode in 2001. Behind it all was one man — a man dedicated to spreading kindness and giving the…

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Theater department hosts a Holocaust survivor and childhood friend of Anne Frank for Q&A

By Jason Sisson / March 28, 2019

  Laureen Nussbaum, a Holocaust survivor and childhood friend of Anne Frank, visited Clackamas Community College Monday for a Q&A. The event was arranged by theater instructor Jim Eikrem in advance of the department’s spring play “And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank.” Eikrem arranging for Nussbaum, his former German…

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Alita: A non-fan and old fan review

By Clackamas Print / February 19, 2019

The non-fan perspective By William Farris “Alita” is a movie I went into with skepticism. I’ve never read any of the original books or seen the anime so all I had to go on was the trailers. The film looked like an interesting action adventure with plenty of unique designs but I honestly didn’t know…

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Lobby Hero hits stage

By Clackamas Print / November 6, 2018

In society, the line between right and wrong can at times be as grey as Oregon’s skies mid November. With so many issues in today’s world, and with so many people telling us what is good and what is bad, it can be hard to properly calibrate one’s moral compass. “Lobby Hero,” the fall play…

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“The Lost Boy” kidnaps the audience

By Clackamas Print / March 6, 2018

Story and photo by Jared Preble Whenever a tragedy occurs in society, media outlets often circumvent certain aspects of the truth and instead mold it into a gasp-worthy story in order to grasp the attention of a large audience. “The Lost Boy” is no acception. In fact, it’s this view on the media that makes…

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High school students direct one-act plays

By Autumn Berend / February 13, 2018

By Autumn Berend Editor-in-Chief Clackamas Community College hosted the Mount Hood Theater Conference for the student directed One-Act Play on Feb. 9.With six high schools from a local conference. Every year, the conference holds the student-directed one-act plays where students get a chance to perform in front of other students. “They were looking for a…

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Theater stages Latino culture

By Merari Calderon Ruiz / February 14, 2017

By Merari Calderon Ruiz Moments of laughter, happiness and sadness all occur on stage. On Feb. 9, Teatro Milagro opened the play “Swimming While Drowning” in Portland, and with it, continued its commitment to bringing a different perspective to the Portland stage for 33 years. In the play there were two actors; Blake Stone plays…

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Winter term play tells of a shocking, suspenseful Oregon History

By Blake Swan / March 7, 2016

‘The Shadow Testament tells the story of the ‘Holy Rollers,’ a cult from Corvallis

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