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REVIEW – The Memory Stick – San Jose Stage

There are a few things I don’t like. I don’t like doing dishes. I don’t like mean people. I don’t like eggplant or olives. I don’t like hangnails. One of the things near the top of my don’t like list … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Disgraced – San Jose Stage

All you theater pieces providing a pleasant escape from the angry buzzing clutter of real life and a temporary break from discouraged, rage-engaged, politically charged Facebook feeds, take a step forward. Ah-ah-ah, NOT so fast Disgraced at San Jose Stage. … 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- Cirque Dreams Holidaze – Broadway San Jose

Let’s not talk about what Cirque Dreams Holidaze is not (hint: it’s not a manifestation of that other cirque show with a capital C)… let’s talk about what this show is; an absolute sensory overload experience. Example: it’s not enough … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Harvey – Palo Alto Players

There are shows that endure not because they are particularly poetic or riveting or their content is anything so very unique or compelling, but because they play to your heart and they don’t tax your brain too much. Harvey is … Continue reading

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REVIEW – BIG FISH – PALO ALTO PLAYERS

I am the president (self-appointed as is the norm with many of my titles) of the Whimsy Fan Club. I strongly believe in the magic of stories told largely and from deep within an infinite imagination. I embrace the fanciful, … 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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