Camp Musical Drags

Camp Musical Drags

Show #41: Scalpel!, Brava! for Women in the Arts, April 2.

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The Lighter Side of Death

The Lighter Side of Death

I’ve been feeling a little like a sucker going to American Conservatory Theater lately, because I haven’t liked anything there this season aside from the season-opening import Noël Coward’s Brief Encounter.  But even with that sense of trepidation, Vigil seemed like a pretty good bet.

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Tragedy, a Comedy

Tragedy, a Comedy

For some reason Berkeley’s getting its fill of Anton Chekhov adaptations lately.  Last month Central Works did its own stage version of Chekhov’s novella An Anonymous Story, and Berkeley Rep just announced its next season including the West Coast premiere of Sarah Ruhl’s new Three Sisters translation next spring. Right now Shotgun Players is doing the West Coast premiere of another adaptation of a different classic Chekhov play: Emily Mann’s update of The Seagull called A Seagull in the Hamptons, which debuted in 2008 at McCarter Theatre Center in New Jersey, where Mann is artistic director and has adapted other Chekhov plays in the past.

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Dead on Arrival

Dead on Arrival

Show #38: Is He Dead?, Cinnabar Theater, March 27.

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Shaggy Bard Story

Shaggy Bard Story

Show #39: Equivocation, Marin Theatre Company, March 30.

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Vision Thing

Vision Thing

Show #36: Truce, Vanguardian Productions, March 24.

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Real Krafty

Real Krafty

Show #34: HyperReal, Sara Kraft/KraftyWork, March 18.

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Heist Anxiety

Heist Anxiety

Show #32: Den of Thieves, SF Playhouse, March 13.

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