Like a Big Piazza Sky–That’s Amore

Like a Big Piazza Sky–That’s Amore

Altarena presents romance Italian style with The Light in the Piazza.

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Plight of the Mockingbird

Plight of the Mockingbird

If only To Kill a Mockingbird could be comfortably considered a period piece after all this time.

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An Enchanted April in Pleasanton

An Enchanted April in Pleasanton

A new musical version of Enchanted April premieres in Pleasanton.

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Mourn and Whale

Mourn and Whale

New Ragged Wing play Whale’s Wake captures the unfathomable weight of grief.

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Jerks of the Jazz Age

Jerks of the Jazz Age

Role Players’ Great Gatsby is a damning portrait of Roaring 20s excess.

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Sad Sad Funny Sad

Sad Sad Funny Sad

Broken people are sadly hilarious in a Melissa James Gibson play.

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Murder, Quoth He

Murder, Quoth He

Shakespeare and Raymond Chandler mix in San Leandro comedy.

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It’s Not About Art

It’s Not About Art

Yasmina Reza’s ever-popular Art is really about the nature of friendship.

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Let Them Entertain You

Let Them Entertain You

CCMT’s Gypsy shows why it’s a classic.

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The Elephant Man in the Room

The Elephant Man in the Room

We are all the Elephant Man.

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