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“Skin of Our Teeth” Taunts US, Terrifically, at Actors Ensemble, Berkeley

“Skin of Our Teeth” Taunts US, Terrifically, at Actors Ensemble, Berkeley

Millennial Notes Thornton Wilder Imagines Hilarious Apocalypse by Tyler Jeffreys If the audience is laughing…they’re listening.     –V. Cate (playwright) You’ve heard that laughter is the best teacher.  So, “The Skin of our Teeth” at Live Oak Park uses hearty laughs to reminds us about human oneness and empathy. The Actors Ensemble of Berkeley takes us a topsy-turvy journey through human history. And it’s hilarious. The glacier is coming, and it’s happening in Berkeley! “The Skin of Our Teeth” is a…

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“Avenue Q” Spices Up the Holidays, at NCTC, S.F

“Avenue Q” Spices Up the Holidays, at NCTC, S.F

Lopez & Marx’s Adult Sesame Street Meets Queer Musical by Kim Waldron “I love the lively ones,” said my friend, after seeing “Avenue Q.”  She’s right. Spirited and profane, with smart lyrics, this musical pleases everyone—except The Grinch and Ted Cruz. For some an adult parody of “Sesame Street” seems an odd staple for the holidays. Yet opening night was sold out for this, the sixth consecutive December of “Avenue Q” at New Conservatory Theatre Center, a true San Francisco…

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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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