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Baltimore's stage scene offers great entertainment for the altered

Baltimore's stage scene offers great entertainment for the altered

There’s a contradiction in all of our thinking about the effects of weed: We think on the one hand it makes us stupid, silly, or giggly, and on the other that it produces deep, trippy thoughts. In some ways both of these are true, and in this way, being stoned is like philosophy. Plato compares the philosopher to someone who has just walked out of the darkness and into the light—she is at once staggering around and looking dazed and seeing the profound depth of the world. Baltimore’s theatrical scene is an equally heady and experimental space and is a perfect place to engage in such staggering. EMP’s new staging of Connor Kizer’s production of “Behold...

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