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REVIEW – Build – City Lights Theater Company

Palo Alto is an anomaly. The city breeds and attracts mutations. We ARE different out here in ways that are really difficult to properly capture and even more difficult for outsiders to fully “get.” City Lights gets it (I’m happy … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Truce; A Christmas Wish from the Great War – City Lights Theater Company

War is sadly, part of human nature with a long history of territorial destruction demonstrating its firm grip on our species. Luckily for us, compassion and bravery are also part of our nature, proving time and time again that there … Continue reading

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MINI REVIEWS – Smell of the Kill – Amaluna – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof- RX

Time is short for writing full reviews,  but here are a few brief thoughts about some shows I saw last week, several of them quite delightful and recommended as well as some expectation management to help you decide when best to … 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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REVIEW: August Osage County – City Lights Theatre Company

I’m hopelessly aware that I’m watching a play each time I sit down in the audience. The risk of me forgetting that there are actors on stage is barely visible on the scale of probability. This is especially true when I know … Continue reading

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Fall Forward – The Princess’ Silicon Valley Autumn Art Picks

Autumn’s a mixed bag. On one hand, I’m sad to see days get shorter, colder, and my 15 minute walk to work potentially wetter. Though my beloved flip-flops are worn less frequently as October rocks in, there are copious hat & scarf combos to get me out of bed, … Continue reading

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Review – Nine at City Lights Theatre Company

I consider myself in some ways an honorary Italian. I eat pasta for breakfast, I like my espresso strong, wine (yes), fast cars (yes, please), I have oft bruised innocent bystanders with my wild gesticulating during casual conversation, and I think … Continue reading

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