Post Tagged with: "mike daisey"

Mike Daisey The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs – TBA:10

September 12, 2010 at 10:56 am Theater

I’m always surprised when I mention the TBA (Time Based Arts) Festival to friends only to find that it isn’t really on their radar screens. It’s a real shame as the ten day festival brings to Portland such a wide range of talent and is so well produced that it’ almost inconceivable that so many […]

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The Last Cargo Cult by Mike Daisey – A Workshop Review

August 2, 2009 at 1:02 pm Theater

It would be completely unfair to write a review of Mike Daisey’s newest monologue The Last Cargo Cult. Saturday’s performance of the monologue was only the third time anyone had ever seen it performed. Mike Daisey doesn’t rehearse his material, he doesn’t write a script, and he will only perform in front of an audience. […]

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Mike Daisey Interview – The Last Cargo Cult

July 31, 2009 at 1:02 pm Interview, Theater

Mike Daisey is a breath of fresh air. In an era where there is so much derivative work  appearing on stage (look no further than Shrek The Musical, Legally Blonde or Xanadu),Daisey reminds us why we go to live theater in the first place – to see something happen, in the moment. Unlike many other notable […]

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Mike Daisey – If You See Something, Say Something

September 15, 2008 at 8:57 pm Theater

This year at TBA I had a little mini “Mike Daisey Festival“. I saw Mike Daisey perform his ‘MONOPOLY!‘ early on in the fest, then attended a companion workshop ‘extemporaneous, autobiographical, monologue’ and finally finished with ‘If You See Something, Say Something’ at the end of the festival..and I enjoyed every minute of it. After […]

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Leesaar The Company & Mike Daisey – Simply Amazing at TBA 08

September 7, 2008 at 9:04 pm Theater

The buzz you’re hearing about TBA is all true. Portland’s Institute for Contemporary Art has continued to build on its success by attracting world class talent and creating an artistic epicenter that should not be missed. This Saturday night I caught two TBA simply amazing TBA performances: Leesarr The Company – Geisha Geisha opens with […]

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