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  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Photo by Jack GouldThe promise of America has always been tightly intertwined with the promise of individual freedom and choice—notions as time-honored in American tradition as racism, xenophobia and the insatiable drive to conquer, pillage ...

  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Holiday theater offerings in recent years have fallen increasingly into one of two classes: one is the traditional, auto-programmed camaraderie aimed at groups of strangers taking a break from flipping one another off on the freeways. The other is...

  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Written as though playwright Joseph Hullett had recently awakened from a long slumber to find a world driven mad by—AAAGH!—computers, Wish You Were Here is a lunkheaded yarn about one Abel Joiner (John Childers), a loyal factory employ...

  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Donald barthelme once wrote, "Art is not difficult because it wishes to be difficult, but because it wishes to be art." In Six Degrees of Separation, John Guare says something similar about our lives: they're not chaotic and occasionally empty bec...

  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Especially if you watch theater during December

  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Naotake Fukushima is a young man with a problem. Dumped upon the alien shores of 1958 Long Beach with a boatload of minitrucks and a stern edict from his Tokyo superiors to sell or die trying, Naotake (Greg Watanabe) does what any enterprising you...

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