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Arts & Entertainment - November 18, 2011

Like a rock

'Stones' showcases local talent, but is weighed down by overly serious plot

by Jeanie K. Smith

"Stones in his Pockets," by Irish playwright Marie Jones, opened at the Dragon Theatre in Palo Alto last weekend to much anticipation, since it features two actors playing more than 15 roles, with different accents and genders and of course personalities. Tom Gough, chair of the Theatre Arts Department at Foothill College, and Robert Sean Campbell, a popular South Bay thespian named an "actor to watch" by the late Wave Magazine in 2010, get to use their agility and talent for two hours in this quirky play.

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