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Lauren Weedman Isn’t Worried Anymore

By A.L. Adams ARMED WITH A NEW FAVORITE BOOK AND A COUNTRY CHANTEUSE CHARACTER, THE VETERAN SOLO PERFORMER CONFRONTS HER DIVORCE. There’s nothing more boring than people talking about how busy they are,” says Lauren Weedman by way of apology. Finally ensnared in conversation after a spirited round of phone tag, …

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Third Rail Considers Our Polarizing Politics

By Mart Hughley JAMES GRAHAM’S PLAY ABOUT EARLY ‘70S RADICALS IN BRITAIN CONNECTS DIRECTLY TO OUR CURRENT POLITICAL TURMOIL Isaac Lamb recalls worrying several months ago about The Angry Brigade––the 2014 James Graham play that Third Rail Repertory Theatre will stage March 24 through April 15 at Imago Theatre. Specifically, he wondered …

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From the Editor-at-Large

As I was doing a little research on the internet, I happened to land on the homepage of Tin House, the Portland-based literary journal. I was immediately distracted by something that had nothing to do with the search. Four lines, 25 words of everyday speech, a rhyme, and a bouncy rhythm. …

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