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Truck Stop at Crowded Fire

Girl Power Gone Wild: Truck Stop, a play by Lachlan Philpott at Crowded Fire. Directed by Marilee Talkington Yes, girls can go wild, we learn from seeing the North American … Continue reading

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October 6, 2015

Antigonick at Shotgun Players

At a time when the young co-pilot of an airliner seems to have committed suicide taking with him all his co-workers and passengers, Antigone starts to make a lot of … Continue reading

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March 27, 2015

Antigone at Cutting Ball Theater

Antigone Written by Sophocles In a new translation by Daniel Sullivan Directed by Paige Rogers February 19 – March 22, 2015 I just really like it when I’m sitting so … Continue reading

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February 21, 2015

An Audience with Meow Meow

Berkeley Rep Theatre, until October 19 I think I now understand what “post post modernism” and “kamikaze cabaret” mean. Expect the unexpected. My seat neighbors on my left seemed to … Continue reading

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October 2, 2014

The New Electric Ballroom at Shotgun Players

I won’t have time to write a review before it closes, so read about it elsewhere!  I liked this play in which the characters are in some way captive of … Continue reading

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October 1, 2014

“Fire Work” at Theatre First, Sept. 26 – Oct. 19, 2014

Fire Work by Lauren Gunderson. Directed by Mina Morita. At Theatre First, Live Oak Theatre, 1301 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley (2 blocks north of Cheese Board and Chez Panisse) http://www.theatrefirst.com This … Continue reading

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September 29, 2014