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REVIEW- Proof – Hillbarn Theatre

Some days the themes of a play directly correlate to one’s personal mindset, making for an especially layered and impactful experience. While you can’t always predict your mood (or the mood of the rest of the audience) or how it … Continue reading

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REVIEW – IN THE HEIGHTS – PALO ALTO PLAYERS

I saw the Broadway Tour of In the Heights not too long about and thought it a stunning production, seriously one of the best I had ever seen, from beginning to end. It’s an ambitious show to take on that … Continue reading

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REVIEW – A Minister’s Wife – San Jose Repertory Theatre

Somehow I’ve made it through life as double English and Drama major, audience member and longtime theater participant without ever having seen or read a version of George Bernard Shaw’s Candida. While possibly shocking, this is really neither here nor … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Eurydice – Douglas Morrisson Theatre

I don’t consider myself to be a very emotional being. Well, that’s not entirely accurate. I’m intuitive and perceptive with regard to emotion, I’m just not easily or often found actually exhibiting emotions from the sentimental, romantic, sad or distraught … Continue reading

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REVIEW- The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus – San Jose Repertory Theatre

A play is like kind of like a recipe. You take some ingredients, you mix them all about, you let it bake, you serve it up and you hope that everyone (whose taste buds are as individual as finger prints) … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Miss Saigon – Palo Alto Players

Miss Saigon is a show that for any production team is, at its core, the very definition of ambitious. It’s a big show, not just logistically, physically and technically, but emotionally. It’s freaking huge. The stakes at every moment are … Continue reading

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REVIEW – HEDDA GABLER – CITY LIGHTS THEATER COMPANY

Move over Joan Collins. Take a number Omarosa. Not so fast Mommy Dearest. Don’t call us, we’ll call you Scarlett O’Hara. If anything opens up in the cray-cray division we’ll let you women know, but we’ve already got an unstable, … Continue reading

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