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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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REVIEW – John and Jen – HILLBARN THEATRE

I’d generally consider myself an escapist when it comes to theater. I like to laugh, learn, be thrilled and occasionally fall in love when I attend a production. Given a choice, I don’t often voluntarily seek out the more dramatic … Continue reading

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REVIEW – SHERLOCK HOLMES THE FINAL ADVENTURE – DOUGLAS MORRISON THEATRE

I went into Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure at the Douglas Morrison Theater, having never read the books or seen another live production and with no significant exposure to the various television manifestations of this literary icon. In fact, my only … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Boom – Renegade Theater Experiment

Mother fucker.  Let me repeat in case you missed it. Mother.  Fucker.  If you’re going to see Boom, presented by Renegade Theater Experiment, you’re going to need to embrace this word. You’re not only going to need to embrace it, … Continue reading

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REVIEW – ONE MAN LORD OF THE RINGS – SAN JOSE REPERTORY THEATRE

Ever see a 5-year-old boy at a birthday party, completely spun out on cake, resisting that root beer sugar crash, racing about with the piñata stick, muttering about dinosaurs and think, “I wonder what that kid is going to be … Continue reading

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REVIEW – LION IN WINTER – SHADY SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

The Lion in Winter is not so much a History lesson as it is a dysfunctional love story, and let’s be frank, if we judge by reality TV, and many of us do whether we admit it or not, who … Continue reading

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REVIEW – THE CLEAN HOUSE – BUS BARN STAGE COMPANY

There are few things I enjoy less than cleaning. The irony is, I love a clean house. There’s no doubt this trite fact played a certain part in my enjoyment of Bus Barn Stage Company’s latest artistic endeavor on the … Continue reading

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