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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
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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
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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
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All in the timing

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

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


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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
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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
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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
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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
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Spirit voices

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