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Expedition 6. Bill Pullman's new docudrama was born out of a desire to make sense of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster of February 2003. The result, a nebulous nexus of texts culled from such sources as NASA space logs and…
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Bird in the Hand. This is a new play written by sometime solo performance artist and professor of creative writing at S.F. State Anne Galjour. Originally inspired by her love of birds, she began the play in 2001 as an…
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Anna Bella Eema. Obie Award-winning playwright Lisa D'Amour's trailer-park gothic about a mother, daughter, and a girl made of dust is arresting and mesmerizing. One portion of the show has daughter (Anna Bella) asleep for five days after getting…
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"365 Days/365 Plays." One morning in 2002, playwright Suzan-Lori Parks decided to write a play every day for the next year. Covering everything from the war in Iraq to the death of Johnny Cash to a lost sweater, Parks' cycle…
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Culture, Stage Song of Himself

Song of Himself

In his 1955 poem "A Supermarket in California," Allen Ginsberg fantasizes about going on a nocturnal rampage around a grocery store with Walt Whitman. As the two poets sniff artichokes, poke at frozen peas, and eye up the stock boys,…
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Culture, Stage <i>Times </i>Like Those

Times Like Those

Ever since George Bush started beating the war drum in Washington we've heard comparisons of him with Hitler. Between the PATRIOT Act, the fug of anxiety since Sept. 11, and the Napoleonic war we just decided to wage on Iraq,…
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Calendar, Performance Frightening <i>Times</i>

Frightening Times

FRI 1/30 Whenever it seems that the shocking stories surrounding the Holocaust have all been told, another intriguing tale surfaces. Local playwright John O'Keefe's acclaimed play Times Like These takes place in Berlin during Hitler's rise, and is about two…
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Mimzabim!

This Subterranean Shakespeare/Climate Theater co-production of John O'Keefe's 1985 play has moved to the city after a stint in the East Bay. It's in a great SOMA space, the Omni Circus Theater, really a multiuse garage/studio in which paintings and…
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Grudge Match The Widow's Blind Date. By Israel Horovitz. Directed by Paul D'Addario. Starring James Palermo, Finn Curtin, and Peggy Lopipero. At the Actors Theater, 533 Sutter (at Powell), through April 18. Call 296-9179. Israel Horovitz's canon of plays is…
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