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The Unanswered Question of ‘Pageant’

There are a lot of things going for A Sensible Theatre Co.’s inaugural production, 'Pageant,' but the musical's glossy production can't overcome the dated material.
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The Difficult Dichotomy of ‘How I Learned to Drive’

Strong lead performances anchor Strawberry Theater Workshop's production of Paula Vogel’s disturbing, ingratiating, Pulitzer-winning play.
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Lewis and Clark Sing Their Way Through ‘Journey West!’

A wilder, more biting show lurks in the shell of this musical by Andrew Lee Creech.
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You Can’t Stop ‘Hairspray’

Every element of this Village Theatre's staging has been coifed to perfection.
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‘Hand to God’: The Sacred, the Profane and the Puppets at Seattle Public Theater

Kelly Kitchens directs an effervescent staging of the Tony-nominated black comedy.
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A Warm ‘Welcome to Arroyo’s’

Theater Schmeater presents a likable but halting production of Kristoffer Diaz’s play.
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Disquieting Sci-Fi on Stage in ‘Pilgrims’

Forward Flux presents the West Coast premiere of this play by Claire Kiechel.
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In ‘Silhouette,’ Ambitious Desires Clash with Moral Dilemmas

Scotto Moore and Eddie DeHais's world-premiere, sci-fi a cappella musical is now running at Annex Theatre.
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Thrilling, Mesmerizing, Discomfiting: ‘An Octoroon’ at ArtsWest

Every element of this production works in concert to live up to the play’s complexities.
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The Horse in Motion’s Site-Specific, Split-Psyche ‘Hamlet’

This immersive production cleaves the Danish prince's damaged psyche in half and watches the innards wriggle.
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Dick Jokes and Gender Roles in ‘The Country Wife’

Rachel Atkins' adaptation of the Restoration comedy is now running at Theater Schmeater. If you’re going to revive a historically notable but artistically and/or morally dubious work, this is the way to go about it
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Parallel, Imperfect Lives in ‘The Happiest Song Plays Last’ at Theatre22

This final play in Pulitzer winner Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Elliot Trilogy has a lot to live up to.