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Culture, The Exhibitionist Aurora Honors Lanford Wilson with Trilogy of Plays About a Family

Aurora Honors Lanford Wilson with Trilogy of Plays About a Family

Tom Ross, Aurora Theatre Company’s artistic director, remembers what an impression Lanford Wilson’s plays Talley’s Folly and Fifth of July made on him when he saw them on Broadway in the early '80s. Those, along with Balm in Gilead,…
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Diner Balm in Gilead. Directed by Ashley Gates. Starring Johanna Mattox, Damon Seawell, Benton Greene, Gabriel Carter, and others. Presented by the Encore Theater Company at the Magic Theater, Northside, Building D, at Fort Mason, through July 13. Call 441-3687.…
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Check, Please

If you've ever spent a few sodden early morning hours in the International House of Pancakes peering into a chipped mug of weak coffee, you may warm to Lanford Wilson's Balm in Gilead, a tale of outcasts who frequent an…
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Wet Blanket

"Pieces of the Quilt" Seven one-act plays. Conceived by Sean San Jose Blackman. Directed by R.A. White. At the Magic Theater, Fort Mason Center, Building D, through Nov. 17. Call 441-8001. I've been thinking about theater as community lately. About…
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Aisle Seat

Patchwork Project When Sean San Jose Blackman's mother died from AIDS, he had to respond. What began as a plan to perform AIDS monologues on Monday and Tuesday nights became, with the enthusiastic encouragement of Magic Theatre Artistic Director Mame…
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