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2008 Stories by Molly Rhodes

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  • Also Playing

    published December 24, 2008

    The Arabian Nights. Mary Zimmerman's theatrical retelling of narratives from the ancient Middle Eastern story cycle also... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published December 17, 2008

    The American Dream. There's a definite absurdist quality to Boxcar Theatre's production of Edward Albee's The American... More >>

  • Tenderloin Christmas Hustler

    published December 17, 2008

    If you're looking for a raunchy Christmas show, look no further than this frothy and fun musical parody confection. The adventures of T.C.... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published December 10, 2008

    The America Play. Set in "an exact replica of the Great Hole of History" — a Beckettian nowhere land — Suzan-Lori... More >>

  • Improv puppet show could use a script

    published December 10, 2008

    An idea brimming with as much ambition as wackiness never jells in this latest offering from the Un-Scripted Theater Company. True, the show... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published December 3, 2008

    Current Nobody. If you're going to rewrite The Odyssey, then Homer's epic should serve as a vital inspiration rather than... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published November 26, 2008

    The Last Yiddish Poet. To kick off its 30th season, Traveling Jewish Theatre is revisiting one of its first productions, which... More >>

  • The Devil's in the Details

    published November 26, 2008

    If you went purely by the big moral tacked on to the end, you could say this George Bernard Shaw play is about how our true character rises to... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published November 19, 2008

    Blessed Unrest. CentralWorks' latest collaborative deals with the history and emotions of the environmental movement, as brought... More >>

  • The W. Kamau Bell Curve

    published November 19, 2008

    After the election of Barack Obama, what could an African-American comedian with a gift for uncovering the nuances of race possibly have to say... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published November 12, 2008

    Angry Black White Boy. Adapted by hip-hop theater artist Dan Wolf from Adam Mansbach's novel (the playwright and the novelist... More >>

  • Victims of Duty

    published November 12, 2008

    The moments that best capture the surreal zeal of this rarely performed Eugene Ionesco play come in the very last scene, when the... More >>

  • Blessed Unrest

    published November 5, 2008

    Central Works' latest collaborative deals with the history and emotions of the environmental movement, as brought to the limelight by Paul... More >>

  • Reality Bytes

    published October 1, 2008

    You couldn’t swing a dead cat in this town without hitting a show touting itself as “multimedia.” But what makes the work of... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published September 24, 2008

    Red State. The San Francisco Mime Troupe's latest politically charged musical comedy tackles its worthy subject — citizens... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published September 17, 2008

    Cabaret. Based on John Van Druten's play I Am a Camera (which in turn was adapted from novelist Christopher Isherwood's... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published September 3, 2008

    Point Break Live! Keanu Reeves' legacy looms large over this most excellent theatrical spoof of Kathryn Bigelow's 1991 film about... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published August 27, 2008

    Bad Habits.This is the inaugural production of new Bay Area–based theater company Square Mama. Its mission is to revive... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published August 20, 2008

    A Bowl of Rose Leaves. Imaginative Productions makes great use of its Studio 300 Theatre home, creating a interesting world where... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published August 13, 2008

    American Joe Despite being given life by the same DNA donors and being raised in the same household, siblings often grow into... More >>

  • Studio 300 never promised you a Bowl of Rose Leaves

    published August 13, 2008

    Imaginative Productions makes great use of its Studio 300 Theatre home (which doubles as director Shari Carlson's voice and acting studio... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published August 6, 2008

    American Joe Despite being given life by the same DNA donors and being raised in the same household, siblings often grow into... More >>

  • "Bone to Pick" the best of three shorts by Cutting Ball

    published August 6, 2008

    "Someone needs to treat me like a piece of meat." This opening line from "Bone to Pick" is just a taste of the raw sensuality packed into the... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published July 30, 2008

    American Joe Despite being given life by the same DNA donors and being raised in the same household, siblings often grow into... More >>

  • Also Playing

    published July 23, 2008

    American Joe Despite being given life by the same DNA donors and being raised in the same household, siblings often grow into... More >>

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