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Balagan Theater (Wisely) Abandons the Idea of a Two-Hour Intermission

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In this week's review of Balagan Theater's Death, Sex, Paul Constant notes that its two-hour intermission isn't such a good idea: Though the program promises you "nine 10-minute comedies," you should be warned that on Friday and Saturday nights, Balagan Theatre splits the nine short plays of Death, Sex into two programs—the first five show at 8 p.m., the rest at 11 p.m.
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United States / Seattle : Slog (2 years ago)

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