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REVIEW – Buried Child – San Jose Stage Company

Wait, what?! What just happened? Oh, Buried Child. That’s what just happened. San Jose Stage, you crazy, crazy theatre company. Leave it to you to take your audience on one messed up, wacky, WTF experience full of post-modern symbolism, bizarre … Continue reading

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REVIEW – DOUBT – BUS BARN STAGE COMPANY

Oh, is it good to be off the stage and back in the audience, where I belong. Such a pleasure to clap in appreciation again and WHAT a great show to break my fast and sink back into the comfort of the … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Aphrodisiac – City Lights Theatre Company

City Light’s exploratory political play Aphrodisiac is certainly unique and though not totally off-the-wall experimental,  I will say it does require some focus and work on your part as an audience to stay with the more abstract devices it employs for … Continue reading

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REVIEW – West Side Story – Broadway San Jose

I’m not the kind of girl that reads a book twice. Movies, even the best, might get a repeat or two, but usually spaced over years. Theatre however is different for me. The temptation to visit multiple productions, sometimes even … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Mauritius – The Pear Avenue Theatre

Sometimes I think a play is written on a dare. In the case of Mauritius, I envision someone saying to the playwright, “I bet you a million dollars you can’t write a suspense thriller revolving around stamp collecting.” And, then … Continue reading

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Fall Forward – The Princess’ Silicon Valley Autumn Art Picks

Autumn’s a mixed bag. On one hand, I’m sad to see days get shorter, colder, and my 15 minute walk to work potentially wetter. Though my beloved flip-flops are worn less frequently as October rocks in, there are copious hat & scarf combos to get me out of bed, … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Eat the Runt – Renegade Theatre Experiment

I can’t help but watch a show and have my experiences as a director, writer and occasional actor invade my opinions. In some cases it’s a “I’d have done things differently” and in others it’s “I’d have never thought of that … Continue reading

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