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2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Rain Follows the Plow’

Bluegrass, country and folk music made a triumphant showing last night in Stephen R. Coffee’s “Rain Follows the Plow.” Coffee’s show, labeled a dust opera, concerns the Dust Bowl of the Thirties and the plight of farmers living through it. Think “Grapes of Wrath,” think songs of Woody Guthrie, think photos of displaced rural folks […]

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Review: ‘Stupid F#@*ing Bird’ at Port City Playhouse

Port City Playhouse has undertaken the hilarious dark comedy Stupid F#@*ing Bird, by Playwright Aaron Posner. The show is adapted from Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, but with a very modern makeover and two original songs by Composer James Sugg. With themes of love, sex, loss, and betrayal, the show delves into the struggle between past […]

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