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REVIEW – A Day in Holywood, A Night in the Ukraine – Palo Alto Players

Low on plot and high on shtick, Palo Alto Players’ production of A Day in Hollywood A Night in the Ukraine, is a truly peculiar, motley mix of old Hollywood tunes and vintage Marx Brothers. While maybe not the most … Continue reading

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REVIEW- The Addams Family – Palo Alto Players

Of all the love stories this planet has generated, Morticia and Gomez Addams are among the most admired and coveted. I know for a fact I am not alone in that thought. They are honest and passionate and we love … Continue reading

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REVIEW- The Farnsworth Invention – Palo Alto Players

For one so curious a creature as myself, I find it interesting and a bit sad even that I wasn’t familiar with who invented the television prior to seeing the Farnsworth Invention at Palo Alto Players. I don’t think that … Continue reading

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REVIEW- The Heiress – Palo Alto Players

In the novel Washington Square, Henry James focuses in on the falsely generated highs and the devastating lows of an intensely introverted, awkward heiress and a sour, damaged father, harsh with his words and unable to disassociate his daughter from … Continue reading

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REVIEW – God of Carnage – Palo Alto Players

Oh God of Carnage, you dark, dark, dark, dark oh so dark, dark comedy. You resonate in the most amusing but oh so uncomfortable way. You embrace all the nightmarish qualities of parents and churn them into 75 minutes of … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Boeing, Boeing – Palo Alto Players

Not unlike air-travel during the holidays, the lead up to my arrival at Boeing, Boeing was quite the adventure. While parking was a challenge to begin with (there was a wedding in addition to the opening night crowd at the community … 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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