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    Antigonick

    This contemporary version of the classic Greek drama is translated and strangely reimagined by award-winning poet Anne Carson, asking "What can one woman do in the face of unjust laws? What is she willing to sacrifice?" Diana Lynn Small, directing the show for Salvage Vanguard, stretches the boundaries of story in poetry and theater. Bonus: original music by Henna Chou.
    March 21-April 6. Thu.-Sat., 7:30pm. $10-20.  
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    Crime and Punishment

    Performed in 90 minutes with only three actors, this award-winning adaptation of Dostoevsky's masterpiece "compresses all the tension and pathos of the novel into a powerful evening of theatre." Ryan Crowder, Ben Wolfe, and Chelsea Manasseri are directed by Jeremy Lee Cudd for Penfold Theatre.
    March 22-April 6. Thu.-Sat., 8pm; Sun., 5pm. $15-30.  
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    Fiddler on the Roof

    Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South PacificThe King and I, and Oslo bring a fresh vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece, now with with movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins.
    April 2-7. Tue.-Fri., 8pm; Sat., 2 & 8pm; Sun., 1 & 7pm. $30 and up.  
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    Last: An Extinction Comedy

    Witness the world premiere of this new play that blends improvisation, comedy, and environmental activism as "a troupe of tired and really hungry comedians roams the crumbling remains of human civilization, performing sketches about extinction." Why is this actually a promising concept? Because it's a Vortex collab between the award-winning director Rudy Ramirez and that improv powerhouse Sarah Marie Curry, with Bonnie Cullumreturning to the stage after a 20-year hiatus! – among a cast of talented theatre stalwarts.
    March 29-April 27. Thu.-Sun., 8pm. $15-35.  
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    Matilda the Musical

    Take a journey through the world of this Tony-winning hit, based on Roald Dahl's story about an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her destiny. No, this spectacular show ain't just for kids – it's a legit tale of empowerment for all. Directed by Abe Reybold and Nat Miller for Zach Theatre, with musical direction by Allen Robertson, and, well, you know the music and lyrics for this things were writ by Tim Minchin, right?
    April 3-May 12. Wed.-Fri., 7:30pm; Sat., 2:30 & 7:30pm; Sun., 2:30pm. $25 and up.  

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