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“The Legend of Georgia McBride” Ties a Bow on Drag, at Marin Theatre, Mill Valley

“The Legend of Georgia McBride” Ties a Bow on Drag, at Marin Theatre, Mill Valley

Matthew Lopez Reveals Fabulous, Righteous Queens by Barry David Horwitz You know how hard it is to make a living these days as an Elvis impersonator, right? Even if you work in a small dive bar in Panama City, Florida. That’s what Casey (amped up Adam Magill) finds out, at the same time his wife Jo (fetching Tatiana Wechsler) reveals that she’s pregnant.  When Casey loses his job at Leo’s Bar, he is forced to dress up as Edith Piaf…

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“Beethoven”: Immortal & Beloved, at TheatreWorks, Silicon Valley

“Beethoven”: Immortal & Beloved, at TheatreWorks, Silicon Valley

Hershey Felder Plays the Master—and his Magical Music by Barry David Horwitz I would go anywhere anytime to see Hershey Felder’s artistry as writer, actor, pianist, and music idea man extraordinaire. Felder’s “Beethoven” delivers more history, biography, and brilliant performance than a gaggle of musicals. The time has come to acknowledge that Hershey Felder has created an art form with his one-man shows where he becomes Chopin or Bernstein or Beethoven, while he plays and tells their life stories at…

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“warplay”: A Play on Words, War, & Love, at NCTC, S.F.

“warplay”: A Play on Words, War, & Love, at NCTC, S.F.

JC Lee Exposes Ambitious Achilles & Agonized Patroclus by Barry David Horwitz Meet two young men: One named A for Achilles and the other P for Patroclus. Looming behind them we see Homer’s Iliad, while the Trojan War rages in their future. They speak like we do, and they feel like us. Their language is street lingo, but also poetic. They are soldiers, blazing a trail. And they manage to love each other. In a dynamic World Premiere, Director Ben…

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“How To Be a White Man”: Lively Lessons at FaultLine Theater, S.F.

“How To Be a White Man”: Lively Lessons at FaultLine Theater, S.F.

Luna Malbroux Brings Heart & Humor to Social Justice by Kim Waldron Who better to deconstruct white male privilege than a queer Black woman, especially when she’s a gifted comedian? And especially when assisted by an extraordinarily talented group of actors? Luna Malbroux and Jennifer Lewis brew magic in “How to Be a White Man” by mixing Luna’s interviews with strangers across the country, her stand-up routine, and stories from her personal life. Sitting in the front row, waiting for…

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