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“People’s History of Next”—Young Eyes, Epic Vision, at TheatreFIRST, Berkeley

“People’s History of Next”—Young Eyes, Epic Vision, at TheatreFIRST, Berkeley

Jon Tracy Premieres Prophetic Youth Project by Maya Rath and Barry David Horwitz When we walk into Live Oak Theatre, it looks like a construction site. We see walls lined with giant plastic tarps hanging from ceiling to floor. Two giant metal scaffolding towers stand at either side of the plastic-draped stage. Multimedia projections, sound effects, and lighting add a sci-fi aura to the show. Three teen performers appear: Leela Kiyawat, Unity Tambellini Smith, and Justin Howard. They play Dee,…

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“Conference of the Birds”: A Flutter of Wisdom & Fun, at Ubuntu, Oakland

“Conference of the Birds”: A Flutter of Wisdom & Fun, at Ubuntu, Oakland

Millennial Notes Sholeh Wolpé Transforms Church into Spiritual Nest by Carly Van Liere After filing up the long narrow staircase into the second floor aerie of the semi-abandoned Oakland church, we settle, quietly cooing as puffy jackets flutter to rest. Ubuntu Theater Project’s high, domed octagonal room emanates a special aura. The floor is covered in Persian rugs and incense may be wafting through the air. We wait like birds on a wire. I really love a bird theme. Bird…

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