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From left, Ruth Keith, El Beh and David Rukin are charming in San Francisco Playhouse’s “Mary Poppins.” (Courtesy Jessica Palopoli)

Jolly holiday with SF Playhouse’s ‘Mary Poppins’

Like its famous source material, San Francisco Playhouse’s stage musical “Mary Poppins”…


From left, Jana Griffin, Sienna Williams and Scott Marlowe appear in detour dance’s premiere “Fugue.” (Courtesy Melissa Lewis)

Detour dance’s ‘Fugue’ journeys from SF to a fabled city

“Huge” is the first word detour dance founders Kat Cole and Eric…


Courtesy PhotoWacky warp: Crowded Fire Theater’s “The Hundred Flowers Project”  is a play-within-a-play

‘Flowers’ mines drama from Chinese Revolution

Local playwright Christopher Chen’s West Coast premiere of “The Hundred Flowers Project,”…