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Comic thunder

Niagara Falls is a great, looming presence in David Lindsay-Abaire's Wonder of the World , and the Theater Project delivers it, in the powerful white-noise rush of its crash, in ethereal shifting mists and haunting glacial-blue light, and in a rise of
The Theater Project visits Niagara Falls
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 24, 2009
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Natural style

The Louisiana salon run by Truvy is packed with the stuff of 1980s comfort and beauty: Tab, trolls, and a whole slew of blow dryers.
The Theater Project's fab Steel Magnolias
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 07, 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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Talk to the animal

Here's a plot-line for the ages.
Sylvia is a dog played by a woman; just roll over and accept it
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 25, 2007
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Clever richness

The language in which the national political apparatus talks about war has undergone some shifts lately (no more, it seems, will we be “staying the course”), but you can safely bet on the sweeping endurance of words like “honor,” “ideals,” and, of course
Theater Project satire hits beautifully
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 08, 2006
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Proposing a ghost

What a difference a séance makes!
A marriage haunted by the past, at The Theater Project
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  May 17, 2006