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Going Cuckoo

Through the asylum’s gothic windows, high and barred, shift impossibly vivid blues, yellows, and scarlets.
Portland Players searches for liberation
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 02, 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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3, 2, 1, Takeoff

Buffalo’s out-of-work steel workers aren’t feeling so hot lately.
Portland Players expose the community to new features
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 23, 2007
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Disturbed fantasies

There have been some serious disturbances in the base camp of Cap’s team expedition into the Northern California woods.
Rick Dalton’s glib search for Bigfoot
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 14, 2007
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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