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When: Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through May 29 2016

In a time when you can find anybody, disappearance is a powerful fantasy. Last week I saw Steep Theatre's production of The Few, Samuel D. Hunter's recent play about a man who returns home after four years spent who knows where. Before that Jackalope premiered Calamity West's The Rolling, in which a disgraced reporter goes into seclusion—physical and digital—while trying to sort out her life. I know that's not a wide sampling, but the theme of somehow getting beyond the reach of all webs and every connection seems especially striking in light of Ike Holter's astonishing new piece of work on the subject, Sender. Continue reading >>

Price: $30-$35

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