13 Aug Mooi Street Moves, 2004

A biting drama about homelessness and displacement in post-apartheid South Africa. by Michael Scott Moore Clive Chafer’s semihomeless Theatrefirst company turns the elegant patio room of the Berkeley City Club (where Aurora Theatre once played) into a laundry-and-shoebox-cluttered squat for a biting drama about homelessness and displacement...

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13 Aug Love And Understanding, 2004

‘Love’ finds hope amid loss Local premiere at new TheatreFIRST by Robert Hurwitt San Francisco Chronicle There’s little room for idealism or even romantic daydreaming in Joe Penhall’s world of stressed-out doctors and mythomaniac drifters. Ethics are compromised. Love dies. Friendship is badly abused. "Cynics," says a disillusioned emergency room...

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13 Aug Joe Egg, 2004

“A surprisingly intimate drama about a child with cerebral palsy.” BY MICHAEL SCOTT MOORE The girl’s name is Josephine, but her English parents call her Joe Egg after a saying of her very English, very suburban-provincial grandmother’s: "Just sitting around like Joe Egg." Young Josephine does nothing...

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