The Color Purple glows in the gloaming at MSMT

      by Gina Hamilton The Color Purple, running through August 6 at Maine State Music Theatre, is the jewel — dare we say amethyst? — in this year’s crown. As anyone who has read Alice Walker’s novel, or seen the film knows, the...

COVID cancels remaining ‘Joseph’ performances

Maine State Music Theatre is sad to report that we have exceeded the number of positive COVID-19 cases within the cast of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat set by Actors’ Equity Association, and per their guidelines, we must cancel the remaining...

Not Deferential Enough: Welcome to Gilead

by Gina Hamilton Yeah. It’s 2022, and women in America are facing the stark reality that five right-wing wackos on the Supreme Court, three of whom were nominated by Donald Trump, have now taken the most basic right — the right to determine our own medical...