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Review: Berkeley Playhouse’s ‘Spelling Bee’ is a winner

Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere (Chloe Condon), introduces herself to Leaf Coneybear (Max Thorne) in Berkeley Playhouse’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, directed by Kimberly Dooley. Photo: Ken Levin By Ross Stapleton-Gray If you only see one musical this year… you don’t go to enough musicals, my friend. But you’re in luck: Berkeley Playhouse has […]

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Tango with a Z: Playing the seductive dance in Berkeley

Orquesta Z: playing Ashkenaz on Thursday at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church on Sunday afternoon. Left to right: violin: Jim Shallenberger, double bass: Sandy Schniewind, violin: Carol Braves, piano/’ukelele: Barbie Wong, director/vocals/guitar/bandoneon: Bendrew Jong Orquesta Z: playing Ashkenaz on Thursday at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church on Sunday afternoon. Left to right: violin: Jim Shallenberger, double bass: […]