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The Andersen Project Written and directed by Robert Lepage Performed by Yves Jacques Presented by Cal Performances Zellerbach Playhouse, Berkeley May 28-June 1, 2008 http://www.calperfs.berkeley.edu/ The Beatles said it first: “All the lonely people, where do they  ...

Citizen Josh

Written and performed by Josh Kornbluth Magic Theatre, San Francisco May 12-June 10, 2007 website Comedian Josh Kornbluth may not yet have been declared a national treasure but those who live in the Bay Area may well consider him  ...

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by Terence McNally. Directed by Michaael Blakemore Featuring Angela Lansbury (Leona Mullen); Marian Seldes (Midge Barker); Bryan Haley; Joanna P. Adler; Michael Mulheren. Music Box Theater, New York May 6, 2007 website Two Love Terence  ...

The Accomplices 7-08

By Bernard Weinraub Directed by Deborah LaVine The Fountain Theatre http://www.FountainTheatre.com/ July 12 – August 24, 2008 World War II has been called, “the good war.” We Americans view ourselves as liberating Europe, and as having been celebrated by dancing  ...

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By Athol Fugard American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco February 13-March 9, 2008 Incidental music by Tracy Chapman Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright http://www.act-sf.org/ Athol Fugard has long been a champion of brotherhood between the black and white citizens of South Africa,  ...

The Clean House

by Sarah Ruhl Alley Theatre Houston, TX April 28-May 27, 2007 http://www.alleytheatre.org/ Sarah Ruhl's play, The Clean House, begins innocently enough. The Brazilian maid, Matilde, a daughter of two comedians, loses interest in cleaning her uptight employer's (Lane) house.  ...

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Tennessee Williams’ theatrical legacy began with The Glass Menagerie, a broadway hit in 1945. It is a subtly-woven characterisation of America’s pre-war past through a self-conscious screen of creative memory. Its narrator, Tom, clearly a stand-in for Williams himself (the  ...

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New York Theatre Workshop Directed by JoAnne Akalaitis Starring Mikhail Baryshinikov Music by Phillip Glass December 5-January 20, 2008 http://nytw.org/ Mikhail Baryshnikov has been making plenty of varied appearances in New York over the past year, so much so that  ...

THE HISTORY BOYS

THE HISTORY BOYS By Alan Bennett Through December 9, 2007 Center Theatre Group Ahmanson Theatre at the Music Center, Los Angeles website Ah, how nice it would have been to have seen The History Boys, fresh, on a  ...