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Good Theater's marathon production, and other theatre highlights of 2010

In my local orbits among both actors and theater-goers, one play of 2010 continues to be regularly hailed in conversation: GOOD THEATER 's momentous production of August: Osage County , a profane and exceptionally funny foray into Middle American gen
August was tops
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  December 24, 2010

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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Into new worlds

The New Year opens with a duo of two-man, many-character comedies.
Theatrical journeys for the year ahead
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 01, 2010
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Navigating Portland's entertainment rules

No live music after 12:15? No outdoor entertainment after mid-September?
City Council
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 18, 2009

Naked Shakespeare in Monument Square


The actors behind Acorn Productions’ NAKED SHAKESPEARE troupe are responding to the stupefying loss of their performance space with all the shrewdness of a shrewd...
By webteam  |  September 16, 2009
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Venice in Longfellow Square

All the venue’s a stage in Naked Shakespeare’s theatrical ethos.
On location
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 07, 2008


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Real activists know Jimmy Higgins

The changes 21st-century presidential candidates talk about are modest in comparison with the radical leftist politics of the first half of the last century.
Learning from history
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 23, 2008
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Cross-pollination

My contribution to the Band Guide issue is a meditation on some of the telling differences between the theater and band scenes, in the interest of seeing the one pick up a little of the notorious energy and audience of the other.
What can actors and musicians learn from each other?
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 23, 2006

Growing Maine culture

A look back at the highlights of the decade
A look back at the highlights of the decade
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  January 01, 1900