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Short Stage Reviews

"Sudden Pictures" Erica Essner has been floating in the early/midcareer choreographer's nether world at least since her first full-evening program at Theater Artaud five years ago, when she was still committed to socio-political text-laden works influenced by Joe Goode. Though…
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Step Right Up

The most representative character in Ben Jonson's satire on greed is Sir Epicure Mammon, the lip-smacking, self-deluded fop. Actor Ken Ruta fills every molecule of Epicure with dripping, sensual hunger, and he's the best reason to see this show. In…
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Heartbreak House By George Bernard Shaw. Directed by Sharon Ott. Starring Ken Ruta, Francesca Faridany, and Geoff Hoyle. At the Berkeley Repertory Theater, 2025 Addison, Berkeley. Call (510) 845-4700. Heartbreak House was written as World War I was wreaking its…
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