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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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Moon Over Buffalo – Review

This past Saturday I wandered down to Los Altos to the Bus Barn Stage Company and took in their production of Moon Over Buffalo. This is a wild goose chase of farce and a five door farce at that. The ensemble … Continue reading

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Love in American Times – Review

Love in American Times at San Jose Repertory Theatre closed this weekend. I didn’t intend to wait this long to write my review, I just thought I should think it over. I thought maybe the production would grow on me, that … Continue reading

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Avenue Q – Review

Puppets have played an integral part of my upbringing. The Muppet Show, Sesame Street,  and the best movie of all time, Labyrinth were just a few of the examples of how puppets shaped my life. While some remember where they were when … Continue reading

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Around the World in 80 Days – Review

Delightful. If I had to describe this show in one word (oh don’t worry, as if I’d REALLY stop at one word, please) I’d have to say that this show embodies the very essence of the word delightful. California Theatre … Continue reading

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Tongue of a Bird – Review

It’s a testament to the success of a production when the audience is literally afraid to applaud. When they forget about characters and see people and even a part of themselves up on stage. And, indeed, it seems very insensitive … Continue reading

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Staged Reading of Prissy – Or Playwright’s Lamaze

It seems like I’ve been writing for years. That’s probably because, I have been. Aside from the obvious writing associated with being a double English and Drama major in college, I was an early adopter of the blog, took to … Continue reading

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Distracted at City Lights Stays Focused – Review

San Jose’s City Lights Focuses on ADHD Dilema One of the things theatre does, and City Lights Theatre Company typically excels at, is test the strength of your opinions. I love going into a play thinking I know where I … Continue reading

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Review – How to Break Up with a Play

Dear Galileo’s Daughter at the Theatre on San Pedro Square, We need to talk. This isn’t going to be easy. It’s not going to workout. For us I mean. Oh, don’t look at me that way. You’re a nice play, … Continue reading

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No Major Quibbles with Squabbles

As this is my first review on Artsalot I feel a tiny background on me and my review philosophy is called for. I’ve been involved in the arts all my life. Though I consider myself a director, then a writer, then … Continue reading

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