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Monday, April 15, 2019

It’s both a marathon and a sprint: How the actors of Café Nordo race to juggle multiple roles while serving food by Misha Berson

How does Cafe Nordo's hardworking cast of nearly a dozen local actors juggle more than 30 roles in "Jitterbug Perfume" while also serving food?

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Saturday, April 6, 2019

‘Marie, Dancing Still,’ at 5th Avenue Theatre, needs work before heading to Broadway by Misha Berson

The A-list talent involved in "Marie, Dancing Still" have fashioned a sincere, attractive, overtly sentimental musical that is admirably performed and satisfies in some ways. But it leans to…

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Big names and aspirations come with 5th Avenue Theatre’s Broadway-bound musical ‘Marie, Dancing Still’ by Misha Berson

“Marie, Dancing Still," a much-anticipated, Broadway-bound new show with some big names behind it, debuts this month at the 5th Ave, which has a new artistic director eager to make his mar…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

At Village Theatre, new artistic head Jerry Dixon aims to wrap his audience in a ‘blanket of joy’ by Misha Berson

Jerry Dixon, who brings decades of showbiz experience, says: "People feel beat-up by what’s going on in our country and are glad for the escapism of musicals."

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Here’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ like you’ve never seen it, with the star-crossed lovers bridging the gap between American Sign Language and English by Misha Berson

In ACT Theatre's "Romeo + Juliet," Joshua Castille, as Romeo, will discourse primarily through American Sign Language (ASL). Gabriella O’ Fallon, as Juliet, will deliver her lines in spoke…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Review: Seattle Rep takes on August Wilson's powerful "Two Trains Running" through Feb. 11 by Misha Berson

"Two Trains Running" starring EUGENE LEE, DAVID EMERSON TONEY & CARLTON BYRD is essentially a blues song saturated with humor, big dreams and painful memories.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Review: Intiman's 'Doctor' is in, with raucous results by Misha Berson

Intiman Theatre's staging of "A Doctor in Spite of Himself" combines old gags and new, with wide-ranging musical nods from French baroque opera to "The Music Man" to hip-hop in a tale of a w…

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ACT unveils new season: 'Vanities,' 'In the Next Room,' 'Double Indemnity' by Misha Berson

ACT's 2011 roster of plays includes a mystery, urban comedy and premieres.

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Monday, September 8, 2014

We recommend: Theater by Misha Berson

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson’s picks for fall theatergoers.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Taproot Theatre reveals 2015 season by Misha Berson

Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:

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Sunday, November 25, 2012

"Scandalous" doesn't raise many eyebrows on Broadway | Theater review | The Arts | The Seattle Times by Misha Berson

The mood at New York City's Neil Simon Theatre was upbeat on the evening of Nov. 15, as the new musical "Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson" had its premiere on Broadw…

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Saturday, March 24, 2012

Freud and C.S. Lewis debate faith and atheism in Taproot play by Misha Berson

Fans of Mark St. Germain's one-act "Freud's Last Session," as well as the Bellevue psychologist acting as adviser to the local production, are drawn to the play's articulate exploration of F…

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