Mike Best

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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

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

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

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

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