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Portland Stage goes noir

Dead guys, mysterious dames, mobsters, dirty cops, and a handsome array of handguns are all in a night's work for Philip Marlowe, novelist Raymond Chandler's quintessential LA private eye.
Adaptive ensemble
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 17, 2012

Resurgam

Two years after ceasing production for lack of funding, Portland-based LibertyNewsTV is back in action.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 03, 2011
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Organic farce

The Thomaskirche church, in Leipzig, is a hub of musical influence in Germany’s booming Baroque arts scene.
PSC’s fugue-ish Bach at Leipzig
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 14, 2010
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Myth and legend

With no ado, here are some of the last year’s theatrical highlights.
Portland theatre: 2007 in review
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 19, 2007
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On Portland’s poet

It’s a testament to much of what’s good about America that one of her first and most popular poets had such reverence, and such affection, for so many of her stories.
Celebrating Longfellow’s words
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 31, 2007

Nobody expects the Festival

Since its debut in1990, the Little Festival has been an opportunity for chosen playwrights to further develop their scripts with the feedback of actors, directors, and audience members.
The Portland Stage Company’s 18th annual Little Festival of the Unexpected
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 09, 2007


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Meta-farce (Portland theater)

The SS Italian Castle is almost absurdly gorgeous. With its sleek and imposing height, its glowing portholes peeking into sumptuous Art Deco cabins, and the huge full moon hanging above its deck, this luxury ocean liner seems over-the-top, too dramat
Tom Stoppard plays with the play at Portland Stage Company
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 01, 2006