Yellowman: Pulitzer Prize-Nominated Drama About Race and Color
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The classic computer game The Oregon Trail gets a delightfully faithful stage adaptation -- bandits, dysentery and all. Known for their witty wizardly mash-up A Very Potter Musical, StarKid Productions' latest musical comedy The Trail To Oregon! follows a dysfunctional pioneer family as they fight their way cross-country by covered wagon, hunting, fording rivers and battling snakes, measles, typhoid and other dangers every step of the way. While those who grew up playing the The Oregon Trail game will delight in seeing its unintentionally hilarious grim scenarios unfold onstage, everyone at this show will revel in StarKid's side-splitting show tunes and razor-sharp dialogue. Learn More
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Featured review from elmo822Red Velvet
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DO NOT MISS this play. As a Pulitzer prize nominated work, of course the writing is superb, but it is the actors in this rendition who bring this performance to life. They play off of one another perfectly, and you truly experience the pain each character has felt because of the darkness or lightness of their skin. Great acting, great set and the theatre is a nice setting. I can't recommend seeing this play enough.
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A riveting piece of theater! The two actors play many different characters as they enact a story of love corrupted by prejudice, jealousy, and rage. In its very specificity to time (60's) and place (South Carolina), Ms. Orlandersmith's drama...continued
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Read a _San Francisco Chronicle _"story ":http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2004/01/28/DDGL74I9TF1.DTLabout the play.