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REVIEW- RFK – San Jose Stage Company

There are days of late, when I spy a gray hair protruding from my pigtails and I think for a moment; so this is “old.” Such moments seem increasingly more frequent for this lady in her 40th year and while … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Curtains – Hillbarn Theater

Sometimes a show can be so fun, that even some atypically bad luck or questionable choices don’t irrevocably harm the overall production. Curtains is a big show, with big songs, big dance numbers, big set pieces and big demands on … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Hank Williams: Lost Highway – Douglas Morrison Theatre

The acting ante is certainly being upped as more and more shows about musicians are being produced; shows where it is absolutely essential that the actors expertly play their own instruments. While I’m always in awe of any actor, and … Continue reading

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REVIEW-Wonder of the World-Douglas Morrisson Theatre

I know I sound like a broken record, but just walking into the Douglas Morrison Theatre is an experience in and of itself. The preset stage in general has a far too underutilized function of telling you EXACTLY what you’re … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Funny Girl- Hillbarn Theatre

It’s nearly impossible to leave your own experiences, prejudices and expectations of a show at the theater entrance. Try as you might to distance yourself from previous versions of a show you’ve seen, read or even been in, it can … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Moby Dick Rehearsed – Stanford Repertory Theater

I’m not wowed easily when it comes to the stage. I approach each show with positive hope that I’ll be witness to a new story or new way of telling a story, but I don’t bank on it. I don’t … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Bonnie & Clyde – San Jose Stage

When seeing a musical, one of the questions I always try to ask myself is “Is this story told better by being a musical?” In the case of Bonnie and Clyde at San Jose Stage, I think I was wooed … Continue reading

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