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Circle Mirror transcends theater

"Are we going to do any real acting?" complains the one teenager enrolled in a small Vermont community center's drama class.
Beyond the wall
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 05, 2012
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Williams’s shattering Menagerie in Freeport

Tom's restlessness at home in St. Louis, where he's stuck providing for his plaintive mom and crippled sister, becomes particularly oppressive in the very architecture of the Freeport Factory Stage.
Fragile suffering
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 24, 2012
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Mad Horse takes Albee's The Goat to the edge

Famous architect Martin (James Herrera), his wife Stevie (Christine Louise Marshall), and their gay teenage son Billy (Benedetto Robinson) are a highly and self-consciously cultured family.
There but for the grace of God
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 28, 2011
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Open lines

In our hyper-connected day and age, a woman laments in Dead Man's Cell Phone , there exist only three sanctuaries from the ringing: the theater, the church, and the toilet — and even these havens are ring-less only in principle.
What if the dead could talk?
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 22, 2010
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Mad Horse starts new midweek theater series

This month, Mad Horse Theater Company offers the inaugural installment of a new way to savor theater: in an array of morsels, with no waiting until the weekend.  
Darkness falls early
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 09, 2008
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Play’s the thing

On the high-tragedy chessboard of Hamlet , the title characters are pawns, but in Tom Stoppard’s spooky, hilarious, and ingenious Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead , they are, existentially, the stars.
Mad Horse rouses Stoppard’s finest
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 19, 2006


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Playing parents

Parenthood is no happy hour in Baby with the Bathwater (directed by Joan Sand for Mad Horse Theatre), that’s for sure.
Throwing it all out at Mad Horse
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 09, 2006