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Barry Eitel explores excesses of the tech world in “Champagne,” presented by Bay Area playwright collective 6NewPlays. (Courtesy photo)

Barry Eitel’s ‘Champagne’ takes on tech

Bay Area playwright Barry Eitel isn’t impressed by tech giants. To some,…

 

From left, Rasa Hill, Cooper Carlson and Violet Gluck are among the myriad performers in “The Speakeasy.” (Courtesy Peter Liu)

A true-to-life visit to a Prohibition bar

I met the man in the blue hat at the appointed hour…

 

From left, Geoffrey Libby,  Nick Olivero and David Gluck are the men behind "The Speakeasy." {Jessica Christian/SF Examiner)

Full-immersion ‘Speakeasy’ brings visitors to 1920s San Francisco

The proprietors of Boxcar Theatre’s “The Speakeasy” are doing everything they possibly…

 

Megyn Kelly, pictured at “Variety’s Power Of Women: New York 2016,” describes how former boss Roger Ailes sexually harassed her in her upcoming memoir “Settle for More.”  (Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS)

Scoop: Megyn Kelly memoir details more abuse by Roger Ailes

Why are we not surprised about news that Fox News anchor Megyn…

Megyn Kelly, pictured at “Variety’s Power Of Women: New York 2016,” describes how former boss Roger Ailes sexually harassed her in her upcoming memoir “Settle for More.”  (Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS)

It’s no secret that SF’s Sir Francis Drake had booze room during Prohibition

During Prohibition, it turns out that the Sir Francis Drake Hotel was…

COURTESY PETER LIUBoxcar Theatre’s “The Speakeasy” is an immersive theatrical piece set in 1923.

Boxcar builds a Prohibition club in ‘Speakeasy’

While most theater companies aspire to butts-in-seats full houses, Boxcar Theatre regularly…

COURTESY PETER LIUBoxcar Theatre’s “The Speakeasy” is an immersive theatrical piece set in 1923.