A Cheeseball Comedy

A Cheeseball Comedy

Altarena Playhouse produces the Sedaris sibs’ popular Book of Liz.

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Recovery, Relapse, Rinse, Repeat

Recovery, Relapse, Rinse, Repeat

The familiarity of the addiction and recovery narrative may be part of the point.

Read my review of the one-woman show Playing My Hand at Altarena Playhouse in the East Bay Times and Mercury News. Read more

Grand Old Dinner Party

Grand Old Dinner Party

Two sides of the GOP battle it out in a new satire at Altarena Playhouse.

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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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All in the Cards

All in the Cards

The Gin Game is a nasty piece of business. 

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The HR Shuffle

The HR Shuffle

Office comedy Eat the Runt has an entertaining gimmick: the audience casts the play.

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