Jennifer Porter

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The Originals explore the soul of America

"I savor the boundlessness of it all," exalts life-loving Macon (Sally Wood) to timid Bess (Jennifer Porter), under the vertiginously open sky of 1860s Wyoming Territory.
Go West, young woman
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 04, 2012

The Originals stage Pinter's Betrayal

Harold Pinter's masterwork Betrayal is a story of a British triangle.
Reverse psychology
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 05, 2011

Tragic despair

A disturbing restlessness lies at the heart of Sam Shepard's rugged, dysfunctional American West. Men run off and then return, rebel and then cleave.
Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 12, 2008


Jacob’s re-wooing of Mary, conducted in real time and one act, is the story line of David French’s romantic Salt Water Moon.
The spark of Salt Water Moon
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 23, 2008

Speaking up

A new millennium sires volatile and uncertain creatures.
A masterful Silence  from The Originals in Bar Mills
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 24, 2008