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REVIEW – The Toxic Avenger – San Jose Stage

Do you remember hearing about that Musical Theater orgy between Little Shop of Horrors, Urinetown, and Hairspray that happened at a Bruce Springsteen concert? Well, probably not, mostly because I made it up just now as an illustrative device, but … Continue reading

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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 – Venus in Fur – San Jose Stage Company

San Jose Stage you’re such a wicked little tease, aren’t you? And, Venus in Fur, you’re a crafty little minx of a play. Where, oh where to begin with you?  Hell, let’s dive right in to the proverbial deep end, … Continue reading

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REVIEW- The Rainmaker – San Jose Stage

Every now and then I find myself flipping through network TV channels on a Sunday morning searching in vain for cartoons and I come across one of those mega-church evangelists spilling their hearts out to a stadium sized congregation. Despite … Continue reading

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REVIEW – The Three Penny Opera – San Jose Stage

It’s not all light, it’s not all “right” but, it’s certainly all tight.  San Jose Stage’s The Three Penny Opera is full of dark, biting satire, political commentary and very stylized performances, consistent in its choices throughout and solidly stocked … Continue reading

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REVIEW- RED – SAN JOSE STAGE

In the Arts world, there are a few genres, I’ve discovered, that I simply don’t have the emotional sensibility or intellectual perspective to sufficiently appreciate. Classical Ballet, Improvisational Modern Jazz and the majority of abstract paintings, represent a few members … Continue reading

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