TV Club: Mulder and Scully meet the monster, and he is us

I know I didn’t see a ghost last weekend. When I say “last weekend,” I mean two weekends ago, and when I say “I know I didn’t see a ghost,” I mean I definitely probably maybe might have seen something. This was at Lyric Music Theater in South Portland (an actual real place!). I was in a production of Sweeney Todd, and standing on stage before the show started, the theater empty, the rest of the cast and crew busy putting on make-up and checking props, I looked out over the audience and into the lighting booth. And I saw—something. The light moved. No one was up there, and the light moved, and okay sure, it was probably just the shadow of someone closing the door downstairs, but who knows, right? Please?

The older I get, the more I find myself leaning on that “who knows” and …

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