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Mini Reviews – The Language Archive and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – City Lights and SBMT

Time is short, but these shows are worth short shout outs…without further delay…mini reviews! The Language Archive – City Lights Theater Company  Through June 29th at the City Lights Theater in San Jose. It may seem overly obvious that a … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Young Frankenstein – Palo Alto Players

Palo Alto Players is one of the few local theatre companies that have noticeably stepped up their game over the last couple seasons (and next season, which was just announced, is NO exception). They’re doing fresher and far more ambitious … Continue reading

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REVIEW – An Iliad – San Jose Stage Company

I’m the kind of girl who has, on more than one occasion, been approached by a person of let’s say…questionable mental stability. I’d like to think it’s because I have kind eyes and I’m approachable, but in reality, I’m just … Continue reading

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REVIEW – One Night With Janis Joplin – San Jose Rep

Here is a list of my not-so-favorite things, also known as “Why theoretically, I should not have liked One Night With Janis Joplin at the San Jose Rep:” Celebration of 60/70’s drug culture, musicals that don’t have much of a … Continue reading

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REVIEW – A Minister’s Wife – San Jose Repertory Theatre

Somehow I’ve made it through life as double English and Drama major, audience member and longtime theater participant without ever having seen or read a version of George Bernard Shaw’s Candida. While possibly shocking, this is really neither here nor … Continue reading

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REVIEW- REEFER MADNESS: THE MUSICAL – SAN JOSE STAGE

I found myself feeling a bit faint last weekend. Light headed, weak and strangely humorless. Sluggish even when you come right down to it. So, I went through the regular self-diagnosis, as you do, to see if I could find … Continue reading

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REVIEW- The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus – San Jose Repertory Theatre

A play is like kind of like a recipe. You take some ingredients, you mix them all about, you let it bake, you serve it up and you hope that everyone (whose taste buds are as individual as finger prints) … Continue reading

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