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“Black Rider”: A Magical Outing, at Shotgun Players, Berkeley

“Black Rider”: A Magical Outing, at Shotgun Players, Berkeley

Burroughs & Waits’ Bargain with the Devil Fascinates by Kim Waldron “Adult fairy-tale musical” sounds off-kilter, but what better entertainment for off-kilter times? Imaginative writing, top caliber performances, and rhythmic storytelling guarantee an intriguing evening. Exquisite grotesque characters inhabit a hilarious, sinister world. Gorgeous devil Pegleg (Rotimi Agbabiaka) limps as he walks on one flat heel black boot and one very spiked heel red boot. Sporting sparkly black pants with red suspenders and no shirt, plus golden feathery ruffled arms,…

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