Kerner revels openly in his own multiplicity, and his scenes with Blair, still and on a bench at the zoo, are marvelous: Delamater's scientist glories in how, like perfect squares, we have both a positive and a negative root. In the men's stillness and unlikely, temporary, imperfect communion, the very prospect quivers in the air, at once beautiful, treacherous, and exhilarating.

HAPGOOD | by Tom Stoppard | Directed by Dana Packard | Produced by the Originals | at the Saco River Grange Hall | through November 10 | 207.929.5412

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