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Macbeth in Berkeley

I gotta say, I’m not a huge fan of Shakespeare’s tragedies.  They are too long for my attention span and when Shakespeare goes dark, everyone dies.   214 more words

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This afternoon, I caught the matinee production of “Aubergine” at the Berkeley Reperatory Theatre in Berkeley, California.


It’s a play by Julia Cho and all I knew about it going in was that it was about food and family.   377 more words

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Review: Ayad Akhtar’s 'Disgraced' Opens At Berkeley Rep

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — On Friday, November 13, the city of Paris was under siege. A small army of Syrian-trained men blew themselves up at a soccer match, sprayed cafes in the 11th… 470 more words

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amelie the musical

Last weekend, I had the privilege of seeing “Amelie – a new musical” at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, California.

Based on the popular movie of a young french girl trying to do good and find justice for those around her, the musical takes her story onto a deeper and more personal level. 284 more words

Flavors Anew

AMÉLIE, A New Musical

by Gary Meyer

In 2001, the French movie Amélie became a surprise international hit and launched the career of Audrey Tatou. Its eccentric style under the direction of Jean-Pierre Jeunet captured the imagination of audiences who returned to see it multiple times, and earned it five Academy Award nominations – rare for a subtitled movie. 1,491 more words