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“Kiss” Challenges Illusions & Delusions, at Shotgun Players, Berkeley

“Kiss” Challenges Illusions & Delusions, at Shotgun Players, Berkeley

Millennial Notes Guillermo Calderón Expands Our Hearts and Minds by Kelsey Severson Guillermo Calderon’s “Kiss” speaks powerfully on our western ignorance about the Middle Eastern wars. Although ‘Kiss” begins with comic, melodramatic acting and a messy love triangle, Calderón is tackling our willful blindness about the lives of other people. “Kiss” breaks down barriers between the stage and daily life. We laugh out loud, sitting on the edge of our seats. The over-the-top emotions of purposely self-conscious actors push us…

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“What They Said About Love” Charms, Thrills, at The Marsh, S.F.

“What They Said About Love” Charms, Thrills, at The Marsh, S.F.

Millennial Notes Steve Budd Uncovers Truths behind Love by Kelsey Severson In his fresh and exciting one-man show “What They Said About Love,” Steve Budd dives deep into what brings couples together and what drives them crazy. Steve uses genuine humor and sensitivity to reveal his own problems with compromise and commitment. Budd wittily tells the stories of five couples he interviewed. We get to know each couple intimately through his warm and captivating imitations. “What They Said About Love,” a…

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“Oedipus at Palm Springs” Seduces & Shocks, at Theatre Rhinoceros, S.F.

“Oedipus at Palm Springs” Seduces & Shocks, at Theatre Rhinoceros, S.F.

Millennial Notes Five Lesbian Brothers Bring Love, Laughter, Surprise by Kelsey Severson “Oedipus at Palm Springs” offers a comedic take on love, sex, and navigating everything in between. The myth of Oedipus lurks behind a modern day lovers’ getaway. In 90 minutes The Five Lesbian Brothers deliver a provocative punch—making us laugh, cry, cringe, and shriek. Four dynamic women play two lesbian couples who make us think: Does great sex make for a happy relationship? Why is it so hard…

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Kelsey Severson

Kelsey Severson

Kelsey Severson is a Northern California native, born and raised in the heart of wine country. She has been a San Franciscan for over six years and studies psychology at City College of San Francisco. When she is not running around at school and work, she is adventuring with her dog, getting sucked into true crime books, or researching her next travel destination. Cinema has been one of her passions ever since she can remember, and more recently she’s discovered…

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