HOW TO END POVERTY IN 90 MINUTES at Portland Playhouse

During brief moments when some theatre breaks out, subject matter becomes interesting. But “process” deadens experience with chipper, intellectual approach. Breathing life into litany of statistics is like trying to make reading the phone book compelling. “Fight” metaphor fundamentally wrong. Movement sequences pure Guffman. Poverty industrial complex alive and well.

Thru Feb 22

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