Blair Hundertmark

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Coward brings the upper class down a notch

The most sympathetic character in Noel Coward's snarky little farce, Blithe Spirit, is neither the "astral bigamist" Charles Condomine nor the petulant ghost of his first wife Elvira, nor even his beleaguered current wife Ruth.
Finding the medium
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 18, 2013

NHTP’s wistful Godot

Their tree is a coil of mottled cables tapering into two spindly branches, their mound for sitting on is a dull gray stone, and this terrain is simply lit by two blue and two bare lights.
Stop making sense
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 23, 2012

Review: A composer’s jealousy drives Amadeus at NHTP

Early in his youth, an Italian named Antonio Salieri (the outstanding Blair Hundertmark) knelt in church, looked up, and saw a certain God: "An old, candle-smoked God with a mulberry robe, staring out at the world with a dealer's eyes."
Sacred bargain
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 21, 2011

Basking in life

Nancy and Charlie (Kate Braun and Peter Josephson) have made it to the other side: Their kids are raised, released into the world, and producing their own offspring.
Two humans and two lizards, in Albee's Seascape
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 20, 2009


A profound and fateful significance is bestowed, every fourth January, upon our neighbors in New Hampshire.
Lampooning the theater that is politics
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 09, 2008
Theater Duel List photo (Portland 1/20/06)

On Burr's survival

Secessionist sentiment up north never made it into action, but one New Hampshire playwright has now asked, What if?
The Duel imagines New England's secession carried through in NH
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 18, 2006