Curran brilliance continues with stunning Ghost Quartet

Oct 24

Curran brilliance continues with stunning <i>Ghost Quartet</i>

Before I rhapsodize about the incredible Ghost Quartet now at the Curran Theatre as part of the Curran: Under Construction series, can I just say how extraordinary this series has been so far? This is the third show following The Events (review here) and The Object Lesson (review here), and so far, producer Carole Shorenstein Hays is batting a million (I don't know sports).

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Review: `Vera Wilde’

Sep 20

Opened Sept. 19, 2008 at the Ashby Stage   Sean Owens (center) is Ocar Wilde in Shotgun Players’ production of Vera Wilde, a musical play by Chris Jeffries. Owens is flanked by (from left) Danielle Levin, Edward Brauer and Tyler Kent. Photos by Jessica Palopoli   Shotgun’s revolution in Russian, Irish, musical stripes Oscar Wilde’s first...

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Review: `Ubu for President’

Aug 03

Opened Aug. 2 at John Hinkel Park, Berkeley Dave Garrett is Pa Ubu (roughly translated as Father Turd) and Carla Pantoja is Ma Ubu in Shotgun Players’ rollicking summer production Ubu for President, a free play in Berkeley’s John Hinkel Park.   Crude, hilarious and free! Shotgun’s `Ubu’ wins««« ½ Aw, pschit! Any discussion of an Ubu...

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