Christopher Price

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Review: Theater Project's Pride and Prejudice stays authentically powerful

Jane Austen's classic 19th-century novel of manners and morals, Pride and Prejudice , has undergone a truly weird range of reinterpretations. But the classics also deserve a little unalloyed love.
Classical strength
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 04, 2011

Catharsis + rebirth

My own backward gaze over the last decade of local theater only takes in the second half of it, so I've consulted a few veterans.
Portland theater's losses and gains since 1999
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  September 18, 2009

Comic thunder

Niagara Falls is a great, looming presence in David Lindsay-Abaire's Wonder of the World , and the Theater Project delivers it, in the powerful white-noise rush of its crash, in ethereal shifting mists and haunting glacial-blue light, and in a rise of
The Theater Project visits Niagara Falls
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 24, 2009

All in the timing

Acorn's Maine Playwrights Festival springs eternal
Acorn's Maine Playwrights Festival springs eternal
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 01, 2009


A conversation with a Nobel-winning polymath: QED
A conversation with a Nobel-winning polymath: QED
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 11, 2009

In the shadows

As we look into the new year, let's start with the most primal theatrical basics: stories.
Secrets + stories hit the boards in 2009
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 31, 2008


Tabula rasa

Fuddy Meers , David Lindsay-Abaire’s madcap, not-for-the-prudish black comedy, is at Biddeford City Theater.
Biddeford's City Theater creates Fuddy Meers
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 25, 2008

Changing times

The changes today's presidential candidates are talking about are modest in comparison with the radical leftist politics of the first half of the last century.
Revisiting 20th-century progressivism
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 04, 2008

Broken Glass

“The scene is memory,” Tennessee Williams writes in his opening notes to The Glass Menagerie, and then: “Memory takes a lot of poetic licence.”
There are a few cracks in Biddeford City Theater's production
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 17, 2007

Pats' parity

And, just like that, it’s fall. The days shorten. Crockpots come out of retirement. And the Patriots play the Jets on Sunday.
Power plays
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 05, 2007

Spirit voices

“Miss Witherspoon” isn’t really her name.
Making the dead come back to life
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 21, 2007