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Review: Dark nights with The Play About the Baby

On the weeknights when The Goat is off and Lucid Stage would otherwise be dark, Mad Horse is doubling everyone's Albee pleasure, if that's quite the right word for what this master playwright's work evinces.
Testing love
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  January 28, 2011
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Step right in

Laura Reynolds, the young wife of a schoolmaster at a New England boys' boarding school in the '50s, has been advised about her proper role there: "Interested bystander."
USM's spot-on view of '50s angst
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 13, 2009
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Just-so stories

There's plenty of room for neurotic misbehavior in Noel Coward's Fallen Angels .
Noel Coward's Fallen Angels wait for love
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  March 25, 2009
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X it out

It starts with x .
Let Proof equal love
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 10, 2007
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Whatever it takes

In a Machiavellian world-view, the ends justify even the most unscrupulous of means.
Machiavelli's Mandrake occupies the St. Lawrence
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  April 25, 2007