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Review: Deceit and deception in Shotgun Players’ ‘Caught’

Jomar Tagatac (as Lin Bo) and Elissa Beth Stebbins (as Joyce/Curator) in Shotgun Players’ production of Caught. Photo: Pak Han Shotgun Players’ production of local playwright Christopher Chen’s stimulating, creative and complex work, Caught, confounded and ultimately conquered the Ashby Stage audience in its opening night performance. The mesmerizing Caught concerns truth and lies in […]

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Shotgun Players to create studio at old Serendipity Books

Shotgun Players is transforming the old Serendipity Books store on University Avenue into a rehearsal space. Photo: Google Images Shotgun Players is transforming the old Serendipity Books store on University Avenue into a rehearsal space. Photo: Google Images Berkeley’s Shotgun Players has purchased the building on University Avenue that once housed Serendipity Books and will turn it into […]

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Not to be missed: Shotgun Players’ ‘The Coast of Utopia’

Megan Trout and Patrick Kelly Jones in Salvage, the third play in Tom Stoppard’s trilogy, The Coast of Utopia, being put on by Shotgun Players in Berkeley. Photo: Pak Han Sir Tom Stoppard’s famous, award-winning trilogy, The Coast of Utopia (2002), centers on a group of Russian philosophers, radicals, anarchists and socialists in pre-revolutionary Russia (1833-1866). […]