Rock Opera Thriller SAGA of the 21st Century Girl
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The uproarious drag sendup of HBO's beloved series Sex and the City returns after enjoying sold-out runs for the past two years. From RuPaul's Drag Race, special guest Alaska joins Velvet Rage Productions, who brought you previous stage adaptations of Roseanne and Designing Women, for this loving tribute to the iconic show. Velvet Rage favorites Heklina (Trannyshack), D'Arcy Drollinger (Shit & Champagne) and Lady Bear (Roseanne) complete the cast of four professional women who search for love in the big city between sipping cosmopolitans. Each performance will feature two episodes recreating your favorite moments from the show's six seasons. Learn More
There is an alley directly across from the Berkeley Rep where you pick up your tickets. Just cross the street, walk down the alley and the theater is plainly marked and is on your right. Remember that this is NOT first come first served. The tickets are numbreed for the row and seat.Not a Genuine Black Man info • Apr 25 2014 star this tip starred
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Featured review from MichaRed Velvet
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I so very wanted to enjoy the performance, but I failed. SAGA is a modern opera with very jazz-inspired discordant music (not my cuppa tea but that doesn't mean 'bad'). The libretto, the lyrics - I hope the composer did this purposefully and I just didn't 'get it', but it just came off as immature and amateurish. For example, the main character is sneaking into her parents home with bad intent and sings "I'm sneaking in!" All I could think was, yeah, that's obvious.
On the brighter side, the cast sang their hearts out, and the staging and set design were really intriguing.
Unfortunately, I'd rate this 3-stars for all non-music aspects of the production and subtract 2-stars for the music/libretto.
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