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Review: Types play to the max in My Gay Son's Wedding

It's a testament to our cultural progress, perhaps, that most of the troubles surrounding Eric's imminent wedding have little to do with the fact that he's marrying a man.
Comic relief
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 24, 2011

Acorn opens stripped-down Studio Series

This autumn Acorn Productions adds another venture to its already myriad theatrical offerings.
Character study
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 15, 2010

New voices

For nearly a decade now, Maine playwrights have had a fine friend and benefactor in Acorn Productions.
Acorn’s latest Maine Playwrights Festival
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 23, 2010

Planting seeds

For nearly a decade, spring in Portland has heralded the emergence not just of all of us from hibernation, but of playwrights, en masse, from quiet writing rooms.
Acorn tries out four new local plays
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 26, 2010

Pat the bunny

Mary Chase’s 1945 comedy, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is winningly presented by South Portland’s Lyric Music Theater.
Lyric's Harvey hops right along
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 11, 2008

Scurrilous scurryings

Pull out your hip flasks, everybody, because a mean fog’s rolled in and some creepy shit has been seen down by the docks: mysterious shipments; creatures torn to shreds; strange thuds, scurries, and squeaks.
Exposed: waterfront workers' rugged vulnerabilities
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 01, 2006