Julia Cho’s Aubergine, at San Diego Repertory Theatre through February 17, explores the cultural practices associated with dying, especially when multiple cultures are involved. The exploration sits astride the two cultures well and makes for a mostly satisfying couple of hours in the Lyceum Space…

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Philosophers and playwrights like to tackle big questions, though when a playwright writes like a philosopher it takes a special audience to appreciate the result. Noah Haidle’s play, Smokefall, eloquently challenges that special audience and those who rise to the challenge will be richly rewarded…

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Lamb’s Players Theatre had a big hit last year by featuring Francis Gercke and Robert Smyth in a production of Mark St. Germain’s play, Freud’s Last Session. So, big that they’re staging an earlier St. Germain work, Camping with Henry & Tom with the same two actors, plus local favorite Manny Fernandes…

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