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“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”: Comic Riff on Family Life, at Altarena Playhouse, Alameda

“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”: Comic Riff on Family Life, at Altarena Playhouse, Alameda

Christopher Durang Makes Great Fun of U.S. Obsessions by Reilly Marston-Chakan “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” gives an extreme and hilarious twist to  family drama. The play, which won the Tony Award for Best Play in 2013, comes from the fertile brain of  Christopher Durang, a comedy genius. At Altarena Playhouse, set in the round, “Vanya” takes place in one room, and the action is non-stop. Sharon Huff directs a multi-talented cast in mesmerizing performances. Each of three…

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Reilly Marston-Chakan

Reilly Marston-Chakan

Reilly is a student at Berkeley Independent School. He has been on stage and performing since he was in kindergarten. He loves musicals and every opportunity to laugh out loud. Most of his time is spent playing sports, particularly baseball, reading, and listening to music.