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Culture, Stage Merely Players: Updating Theater Can Be Tricky

Merely Players: Updating Theater Can Be Tricky

Impact Theatre Artistic Director Melissa Hillman is all about making the Bard into one of the bros. Shakespeare didn't write just for the elites; so, she believes, contemporary productions that exclude audiences with, to paraphrase As You Like It's Touchstone,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Sounds, Sights, Submerged

Sounds, Sights, Submerged

Improv is like a boxing match. No one knows the outcome, so when someone lands an effective (comedic) blow, the audience hangs on the tension that the opponent will falter, unable to come back or outdo the initial punch. “You're…
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reOrient. What makes Golden Thread's collection of five short plays about the Middle East better than your average festival aimed at a Large Theme or Important Cause is the theatrical imagination with which the company approaches the various stories. In…
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Culture, Stage "Sweetie" Tanya Musical's Many Chefs Concoct Potent Dessert

"Sweetie" Tanya Musical's Many Chefs Concoct Potent Dessert

The theater is full of big egos, and musical theater probably boasts the biggest of all. Noel Coward acted as spokesman for the genre when he said, "I'm an enormously talented man, and there's no use pretending that I'm not."…
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Cirque du Soleil: KOOZA. The last few Cirque du Soleil touring shows (Dralion, Varekai, Corteo) were so slick and so mass-marketed to general audiences that the action under the blue and yellow tent had become ho-hum. The company had strayed…
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Music, Hear This Legendary Oddballs Ween Paint the Town Brown

Legendary Oddballs Ween Paint the Town Brown

A case could be made for San Francisco's American Music Club being a truly American counterpart to Britain's Joy Division. Although they're sonically different, the two groups share common ground in journeying through various ventricles of the Heart of Darkness,…
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