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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
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The race is on

Around 7 pm last Saturday at the St. Lawrence, a sealed envelope was sliced open and its contents, handwritten on three slips of paper, were revealed to a full house: “Are you sure you want to go through with this?”
Running through Acorn’s 24-Hour Play Festival
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 07, 2010
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We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010
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Theater companies settle in

When it comes to theater, there’s just no place like a home: somewhere to stash the costumes, to rehearse on your own terms, and, most importantly, to foster a sense of artistic family and community.
Homecomings
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 11, 2006
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Road trip

Maybe it was by unabashedly embracing the bad that The Poorly-Written Play Festival , a one-act by prolific and multiple award-winning local playwright Carolyn Gage, has made it to Off-Off Broadway.
Local play heads to NYC
By MEGAN GRUMBING  |  May 31, 2006
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Armory arts center

A 25,000-square-foot building sits on just shy of three acres at the foot of the south end of the Casco Bay Bridge. Vacant since 1996, the former South Portland armory remains in limbo. Its owner, the moribund Museum of Glass and Ceramics, declared ban
South Portland's vacant landmark could be reborn as a cultural icon
By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 17, 2006