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    Edmond Rostand's 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac is a triumphant exercise in unmitigated hyperbole. The comedy is based -- extremely loosely -- on the life of Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac, a 17th-century French dramatist and expert dueler. By all accounts,…
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    Conceived in the early 1980s while its author served time in prison for his political views, Václav Havel's Temptation manipulates the legend of Faust into a metaphor for the writer's mistrust of dogma and absolutism. The play centers on one…
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    Theater of the Sensitive Hamlet. By Charles Marowitz. Directed by Jonathan Gonzalez. Starring Christina Augello, William Boynton, Val Hendrickson, Kurt Kroesche, and Cat Schalis-Thompson. At Exit Stage Left, 156 Eddy (at Taylor), through Feb. 27. Call 673-3847. Subject to Fits.…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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