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Megan Anderson soars as a 'Grounded' pilot at Everyman Theatre
Megan Anderson soars as a 'Grounded' pilot at Everyman Theatre

When audiences file into Everyman Theatre for performances of George Brant's gripping one-act, one-actor play "Grounded," they are greeted with the sight of a figure sitting motionless onstage, facing a wall covered with large TV monitors. There is no image displayed, just wavy, jittery lines, waiting for a transmission. The horizontal shimmers that spread silently across this bank of screens suggest waves on the sea reflecting sunlight, an apt image for a work that thrusts you into a sea of moral ambiguity. The woman in the chair who finally stirs and speaks is a U.S. fighter pilot with lots of experience fighting in the Middle East and a desire to keep on flying...

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