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‘Fade’ struggles to find reality in TV writing

Tanya Saracho’s two-hander, now running at Seattle Public Theater, stars Ana Maria Campoy and Marco Adiak Voli.
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‘A Small History of Amal, Age 7’ follows a young boy’s fanciful journey

Forward Flux and Pratidhwani’s production of Lindsay Joelle’s lyrical new play feels like a children’s book come to life.
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‘Skeleton Crew’ tells the personal stories of a failing Detroit auto plant

A performance by the inimitable Tracy Michelle Hughes anchors ArtsWest's production of Dominique Morisseau's award-winning play.
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In ‘Howard Barnes,’ a self-aware love letter to musicals

Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond’s new musical doesn’t exactly represent a revolution at Village Theatre. Less form-busting than fun, it's a meta-musical with a sometimes esoteric sense of humor.
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Strawshop’s adrenaline-fueled, last-minute addition ‘Prelude to a Kiss’

Two weeks before opening night, Strawberry Theatre Workshop swapped one Craig Lucas play for another. That the gambit worked at all is a testament to the abilities of the cast.
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‘The Rules of Charity’ blurs the line between caring and cruelty

Sound Theatre Company presents John Belluso's play of love, disability, resignation and rage.
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‘She Kills Monsters’ Journeys into Grief and ’90s Nostalgia

Theater Schmeater powers up Qui Nguyen's play about life, death and Dungeons & Dragons.
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‘Persimmon Nights’: Bulgogi and Buried Secrets at Cafe Nordo

Playwright Seayoung Yim whips this frothy drama into a concoction that feels both light enough for dinner theater and substantial enough to do her characters justice.
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‘Family Matters’ at ReAct Theatre

The ending of Rachel Atkins’ new play can't overcome its early family-dramedy clichés.
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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.