Reckless: Christmas Comedy from Portland Actors Conservatory
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The last date listed for Reckless was Sunday December 18, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Featured review from Beverly Curtis
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I went with four others and they did not assign us seats together (2 and 2 on opposite sides). We did not know that the actor's were mostly students. I probably enjoyed it more and understood it better than the other 3 people I went with. Their criticism that it was overly long and needed editing probably has merit. The subject matter was not designed to give you a Happy Christmas feeling, and the resolution did not do much to make up for that. Still, my feeling is that the principle did a great job and it was very fun to watch her go through the shenanigans that the play put her character through. The others were weaker players, but they are students and the play did not require strong acting from them. For the sets, the company did a lot with a little. I would go to this company again.
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Wow, what fun this was!! and very impressive to see such talent from the young men and women in the Actors Conservatory. The sets were very interestingly moved to and fro...that in itself was a show, and such creative use of space and materials! ...continued
Kicking off Portland Actors Conservatory’s (PAC) 27th Anniversary season of plays, Reckless_, the 1983 dark comedy by Craig Lucas, will be directed by PAC executive director and faculty member Philip Cuomo (_The Comedy of Errors, Drammy Award winning director).
When Rachel’s husband takes a hit out on her life, her narrow Christmas escape gifts her with a peculiar, but loving, new family. Unfortunately, the holidays come around again with a vengeance.
About the Ticket Supplier: Portland Actors Conservatory
Portland Actors Conservatory is the premiere school for professional actor training in the Pacific Northwest. Artistic director Beth Harper leads the Conservatory’s multiple offerings including its fulltime, Two Year Professional Training Program, ongoing Studio Class offerings, and the Summer on Stage youth theater program. Portland Actors Conservatory provides the highest standard in acting training with distinguished faculty Beth Harper, Connor Kerns, Val Landrum, Elizabeth Rothan, Chris Harder, Brenda Hubbard, Michael Griggs, Andrea White, Ben Newman, Shelly Lipkin, Chris Mikolavich, and Samson Syharath. The Conservatory is located near Portland, Ore.‘s city center in the historic Firehouse Theatre, housing an upstairs studio space as well an intimate 70-seat theatre. Portland Actors Conservatory annually produces a three show season featuring its second year students, in addition to two student showcases. Portland Actors Conservatory is Oregon’s only independent professional acting training school accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.