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Believe it or not, Moby Dick is good material for a musical

After putting the "head" in Hedda Gabler and the "sin" in Cinderella, the fishnet- and short-skirt–wearing schoolgirls of the fictional St. Godley's School for Young Ladies have decided "to mount dick"— Moby Dick, that is. This bawdy musical within a…
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Culture, Stage Vanishing Act

Vanishing Act

Like all great stage heroines, there are countless ways to look at Henrik Ibsen's Hedda Gabler. In just the last few years, audiences in this country have experienced tempestuous Heddas (Cate Blanchett), panicky Heddas (Martha Plimpton), neurasthenic Heddas (Annette Bening),…
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The Wind Cries Mary

Eiko Hanabe, in Philip Kan Gotanda's new '60s play at the San Jose Rep, is a proper but frustrated woman with a scandalous past, caught between the respectable white professor she has married and a wild, brilliant former lover named…
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Calendar, Night&Day Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

Philip Kan Gotanda's new play, The Wind Cries Mary, was originally supposed to be about well-heeled Silicon Valley CEOs, but when Gotanda failed to find his muse in their stories -- "Remarkable folk, boring lives," he explains in his online…
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Culture, Stage Once More With Feeling

Once More With Feeling

"Christ, it's nonstop with these aunts!" hisses Hedda. "What?" says Tesman, her new husband and nephew of the aunts in question. Poor Hedda Tesman, nee Gabler, is already sick of her marriage and her annoying in-laws, but instead of repeating…
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