MediaRites Theatre Projects

Announcing “The –Ism Project”

MediaRites’ Theatre Diaspora  – “The—Ism Project” “The—Ism Project” is an original hour-long new work by MediaRites’ Theatre Diaspora project composed of 6-7 short monologues exploring…

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The Brothers Paranormal – supernatural story of love, grief and displacement

Tickets now on sale at Brownpaper Tickets! No tickets sold at door! The Brothers Paranormal by Prince Gomolvilas A workshop staged reading directed by Kate Duffly…

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Prince Gomolvilas is coming to Portland!

Thanks to Ronni Lacroute for being our show sponsor forThe Brothers Paranormal by Prince Gomolvilas! (Jan. 19-21 at PSU’s Lincoln Hall, Boiler Room Thanks to Ronni…

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Theatre Diaspora

Theatre Diaspora is a project that created the first Asian American/Pacific Islander theatre in Portland by producing an on-going series of  staged readings with movement. The…

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“Washer/Dryer” Reading with Theatre Diaspora

Washer/Dryer by Nandita Shenoy May 14th at 7:00 p.m. & May 20th at 2:00 p.m. in the Ellyn Bye Studio During May, Asian American/Pacific Islander…

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The Language Archive

MediaRites’ Theatre Diaspora presents The Language Archive, a poignant comedy about dying languages and difficulties of love by award-winning playwright and television writer Julia Cho. Dmae Roberts, executive…

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The Sound of a Voice (October 2015)

MediaRites’ Theatre Diaspora, presents the last play of the 2015 season: The Sound of a Voice by noted playwright, David Henry Hwang (best known for M….

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The Theory of Everything (August 2015)

Written by Prince Gomolvilas Directed by Rusty Tennant Featuring Toni Tabora-Roberts, Elaine Low, Kat Templeton, Larry Toda, Wynee Hu, Kimo Camat, Heath Hyun Houghton, and Samson…

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Never Give Up: An Evening of Art and Dialogue (July 29, 2015)

A free community event hosted by Theatre Diaspora at the Jade/APANO Multicultural Space -JAMS (8114 SE Division St, Portland, Oregon 97206) from 6:00pm to 7:30 pm…

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Breaking Glass (May 2015)

  Written and Directed by Dmae Roberts Featuring Elaine Low, Bruce Burkhartsmeier, Samson Syharath, Zoe Anderson, and Tonya Jone Miller In Collaboration with Portland Center Stage and…

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Red (October 26, 2014)

By Chay Yew Directed by Samson Syharath Choreographed by Minh Tran Featuring Kat Templeton, Sumi Wu, and Wynee Hu

Volcano Embrace (1999)

By Dmae Roberts Directed by Carolyn Holzman A collage play with movement, music and sound, Volcano Embrace was performed by Dmae Roberts, Elaine Low, Mary Jo AbiNader, Wendy…

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Tongue of a Bird (2000)

By Ellen McLaughlin Directed by Carmela Lanza-Weil This multi-ethnic production revolves around the character of Maxine (Sherry Okamura), a search and rescue pilot hired by…

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The Time Between (2001-2002)

Written by Sharon Whitney, Ellen West, Cindy McGean, Vicente Guzman-Orozco and Dmae Roberts Directed by Carmela Lanza-Weil Lanza-Weil gathered some of the best talent in…

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Lady Buddha (1997-2001)

By Dmae Roberts Directed by Carmela Lanza-Weil Dmae Roberts, Ping Khaw-Sutherland and Elaine Low presented a series of 40-minute readings from the stage play Lady Buddha at…

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Tell Me, Jamie Bigo (1997-1998)

By Dmae Roberts Directed by Carmela Lanza-Weil Tell Me, Janie Bigo is an original romantic comedy with magic and music; one of a handful of…

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