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Thursday January 07, 2010 - 08:47:00 AM

THURSDAY, JAN. 7 -more-

Looking Back on Year, Decade in Theater

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Thursday January 07, 2010 - 08:44:00 AM

At the end of the season, it’s a wry task to talk about what happened last year in theater, something that progresses by seasons more than by calendar years, in a kind of reverse order, like everything on stage seems to be: where life is turned upside down, inside out—so we can look (and laugh or cry) at it. -more-

Moving Pictures: Recently Released Cinematic Treasures for the Cinephile

By Justin DeFreitas
Thursday January 07, 2010 - 08:46:00 AM

Wings of Desire (1987) -more-

Around the East Bay: The 'Nose', the "Norman Conquests', and 'Macbeth'

Thursday January 07, 2010 - 08:45:00 AM

After the holidays, the first half of January is usually the doldrums for theater. But three unusual events will be staged in the next week or two: -more-

Shotgun Players Present 'The Norman Conquests'

By Ken Bullock Special to the Planet
Friday January 08, 2010 - 02:00:00 PM

“When I was starting the theater company,” Patrick Dooley of Shotgun Players recalled, “My mom asked me why I was doing it. I’d been working as an actor. And I said, I want to see different kinds of plays—and the only way I’m going to see them is to direct them.” -more-

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Thursday January 07, 2010 - 08:34:00 AM

THURSDAY, JAN. 7 -more-