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2006 Stories by Nathaniel Eaton

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  • Walls

    published November 8, 2006

    Americans love to fight, whether it's against communists or terrorists in a country on the other side of the planet or about artistic integrity in... More >>

  • Travesties

    published October 11, 2006

    It's hard not to walk out of a Tom Stoppard play and not feel poorly educated. During Travesties' 2 1/2 hours, Stoppard nimbly sprints... More >>

  • Taming of the Shrew

    published October 4, 2006

    The African-American Shakespeare Company's production of the Bard's tale depicting the battle between a husband and wife for the marital upper... More >>

  • Love, Janis

    published September 27, 2006

    What starts as a black-and-white photo montage of a young Midwestern girl in frilly baby-doll dresses soon explodes into a rainbow of psychedelic... More >>

  • Love, Janis

    published September 20, 2006

    What starts as a black-and-white photo montage of a young Midwestern girl in frilly baby-doll dresses soon explodes into a rainbow of psychedelic... More >>

  • Woof, Daddy

    published September 13, 2006

    A father and a son go duck-hunting and, guns in hand, try to hash out the deaths of the mother, daughter, and beloved dog while the departed... More >>

  • The Neon Man and Me

    published September 13, 2006

    Two years ago performer Slash Coleman's best friend was electrocuted while hanging a neon sign. Frustrated while trying to put together a memento... More >>

  • 21/One

    published September 13, 2006

    One might think the initial attraction to see 21/One is that it takes place on a moving bus, but once the guests climb aboard, it's all... More >>

  • Love Sex Death and Art

    published August 23, 2006

    A year and a half ago, former proud prostitute and porn star Annie Sprinkle teamed up with her partner, UC Santa Cruz professor Elizabeth... More >>

  • Talk Is Cheap... Dreams Are Priceless

    published August 23, 2006

    Instead of the lights going down in the Magic Theatre, they come up during the entirety of this one-man show, which blurs the lines between art... More >>

  • Release the Kraken

    published August 16, 2006

    If your idea of good Greek theater involves a tremendous bong rip, cracking a cold beer, and having a chance to win an intermission tequila shot... More >>

  • The Mary Magdalene Story

    published August 9, 2006

    Apparently, Mother Teresa played the albums of local composer, performer, and playwright Katie Ketchum in her healing centers throughout India.... More >>

  • Remote

    published August 9, 2006

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  • Putting It Together

    published August 2, 2006

    Though it's essentially a revue of more than 30 Stephen Sondheim songs from his classic musicals (such as Follies, Company, and A... More >>

  • A Beautiful Home for the Incurable

    published July 19, 2006

    It sounds like the beginning of a good joke: What happens when you take an agoraphobe (won’t leave home), a narcoleptic (falls asleep a... More >>

  • We Are Not These Hands

    published July 12, 2006

    While trekking recently through the poorest of villages in China, New York playwright Sheila Callaghan could always find an underground Internet... More >>

  • Killer Joe

    published June 21, 2006

    Marin Theatre Company's sold-out production of playwright Tracy Letts' Killer Joe has moved to the Magic Theatre, and reactions couldn't be... More >>

  • Like a Dog on Linoleum

    published June 14, 2006

    Solo performances often teeter on the uncomfortable edge between tiresome personal confessional and manic multiple personality disorder, but... More >>

  • Corpus Christi

    published June 7, 2006

    Obviously, all the outraged folks screaming sacrilege over The Da Vinci Code haven't seen Terrence McNally's play Corpus Christi.... More >>

  • Money & Run Episode 4: Go Straight, No Chaser

    published May 24, 2006

    Impact Theatre does not suffer from a lack of diversity in its audience. On the night I attended this production, my row was populated by two... More >>

  • Edge

    published May 10, 2006

    It's the end of the world, and it sure looks bleak and irritating in playwright Jennifer Williams' "apocalyptic tragi-comedy," set in a future... More >>

  • Danny and the Deep Blue Sea

    published May 3, 2006

    Pulitzer prize-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley dedicated this play, his first, to "everyone in the Bronx who punched me or kissed me, and... More >>

  • Slava's Snowshow

    published April 19, 2006

    Russian-born Slava Polunin loves his theater "full of longing and loneliness, losses and disillusionment," so it makes strange sense that he has... More >>

  • Moky's Life 101

    published April 12, 2006

    The shy guy in the hall hands me photos from his L.A. performance at Starbucks, introduces me to his dad (who's doing lights), and then jumps... More >>

  • I Just Stopped By to See the Man

    published April 5, 2006

    Rock 'n' roll comes from the blues, which has commonly been called "the devil's music," and according to playwright Stephen Jeffreys — who... More >>

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