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    Culture, Encore

    Also Playing

    7 Sins: James Judd's one-man comedy about his own life. Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through Feb. 21. Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy (at Taylor), 931-1094, www.sffringe.org. Angry Black White Boy: Dan Wolf's adaptation of the Adam Mansbach novel returns for a limited…
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    Culture, Encore

    Also Playing

    7 Sins: James Judd's one-man comedy about his own life. Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through Feb. 21. Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy (at Taylor), 673-3847, www.sffringe.org. Actors Reading Writers: Popular local actors read modern and classic short stories. First Monday of every…
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    Calendar, Night&Day Promise Fulfilled

    Promise Fulfilled

    Despite John Guare's early critical success with House of Blue Leaves, which won the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best American Play of 1971, his next full-length play, Rich and Famous, was not received kindly by New York…
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    Culture, Stagecap

    Six Degrees of Separation

    It seems entirely unfair to blame a show for not being "New York" enough, as if somehow only New York held the key to good American theater. And yet what was missing from SF Playhouse's ambitious and heartfelt production of…
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    Culture, Stage Defying Expectations

    Defying Expectations

    A friend recently asked me why I would bother reviewing Aurora Theatre Company's production of John Guare's Bosoms and Neglect. He had a point. Theatrically speaking, we're pretty spoiled here in the Bay Area with a near-constant parade of…
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    Culture, Stage

    We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!

    Dario Fo's classic protest play about Italian housewives who ransack a supermarket because all they can afford on their husbands' wages are dog food and birdseed has played locally two or three times since Fo won the Nobel Prize in…
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    Culture, Stage

    "Love's Fire"

    Because Shakespeare gets most of his attention from the theater community, we often forget that he was a poet first, having penned a mother lode of sonnets about love, loss, and sex. The idea of "Love's Fire," first commissioned and…
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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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