REVIEWS: Procession

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  Muscleflea charmingly showcases four major emotional points in the human experience and invites their intimate audience to validate and step though the motions of each with them. The artist guides the group with a mixture of gentle intellectualism, clear … Continued

REVIEWS: May We / (Mais Oui)

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Presented as a part of a double feature, ‘Mais Oui’ is a stunning movement piece that is sure to leave its audiences guessing about the lesson they just viewed. A basic yet beautifully powerful representation of dynamic, this a journey … Continued

REVIEWS: BREAD

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As a mid-lifer myself, the show about the midlife challenges of two women, explored through the lens of an extended bread metaphor, spoke to me. This two-person show covers A LOT in 30 minutes, covering relationships, sexuality, and the challenges … Continued

REVIEWS: Lighting Martha

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If you go to school for lighting design, you will be studying the work of Jean Rosenthal. So said the lighting designer for Lighting Martha in a talk back session following the show on Saturday night at Portland Stage Studio … Continued

REVIEWS: Deep Improv

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This show was a surprise. It skillfully reminds us that an improv presentation doesn’t always have to be wacky and off-the-wall. It can also be powerful and dramatic, especially when delivered by skillful actors such as Krista Simonis and Eric … Continued

REVIEWS: Prince of Mystery

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The Prince alludes to life in a basement, but I believe this magic show may have been incubated in the rehearsal space that ‘The Cure’ used to write ‘From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea’. A deadpan and mischievous … Continued

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