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“#GetGandhi” Delights and Inspires, at Z Space, S.F.

“#GetGandhi” Delights and Inspires, at Z Space, S.F.

Anne Galjour’s Heartfelt Comedy Strikes Gold by Mary Volmer In Anne Galjour’s poignant new comedy “#GetGandhi,” a multi-generational sorority of feminists conspire to tear down the statue of Gandhi in San Francisco to protest the Mahatma’s custom of sleeping with beautiful naked young women in order to test his “seminal continence.” Using women as mere temptations to his celibacy troubles these feminists, especially militant academic Miriam (commanding Patricia Silver). Still, it’s a head-scratcher, at first. In midst of the #MeToo…

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“Still at Risk” Sparkles with Style & Savvy, at NCTC, S.F.

“Still at Risk” Sparkles with Style & Savvy, at NCTC, S.F.

Tim Pinckney Enlists Millennials in AIDS Army by Barry David Horwitz Here, at last, we have a new play that melds the 80s with the present and shows how one man’s struggle against AIDS continues today. “Still at Risk” brings us up to date and makes us think about how we can make history. During the reign of Reagan, the President refused to even utter the word AIDS—while thousands were dying. Playwright Tim Pinckney relives the forgotten struggles—following plays like…

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