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Midweek Madness takes a look back at the avenging Linda Thorson
Midweek Madness takes a look back at the avenging Linda Thorson

For this entry in my award-coveting Midweek Madness series, I could not resist a look back at an actress currently lighting up Baltimore's cultural life. The wonderful Linda Thorson stars in Everyman Theatre's production of Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County," the first presentation in the company's spiffy new home. The Canadian-born Thorson plays the pill-popping matriarch of a severely complicated family in Oklahoma, where crisis after crisis comes “sweepin' down the plain.” I think it's cool to salute a past chapter in Thorson's life, her appearance on the popular TV show "The Avengers." She replaced Diana Rigg as...

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