By Rebecca Wallace
About this blog: I grew up in Menlo Park and have long been involved with both local journalism and local theater. After starting my career as an editorial intern with The Almanac, I was a staff reporter for the Almanac and the San Mateo County Ti... (More)
About this blog: I grew up in Menlo Park and have long been involved with both local journalism and local theater. After starting my career as an editorial intern with The Almanac, I was a staff reporter for the Almanac and the San Mateo County Times, covering local government, cops, health/science and many other beats. In 2005 I made the move to the arts desk at the Palo Alto Weekly. A&E is close to my heart because of my experience in the performing arts. I've been acting and singing in Bay Area theater productions for years, and have played everything from a sassy French boy to a Texas cheerleader. In Ad Libs, I blog about the exhibitions I see, the artists I meet and the intriguing new projects and trends I see in the arts world. (Hide)
View all posts from Rebecca Wallace
Today's posting feels like a landmark: Mazel tov to me on my 200th Ad Libs post! Should I buy myself an anniversary present? I always forget. Is it paper this year, or pyrite?
To celebrate, since I am also an actress, all news in this posting will be about the theatah.
Some interesting video coming out of The Pear Avenue Theatre in Mountain View. Lately, the troupe has been posting promotional videos for its shows that are almost dreamlike in their creative use of atmospheric music. More enigmatic than informative, the videos are nonetheless compelling teases. The Pear's current production is Tony Kushner's "The Illusion" ...
To read the rest of this posting, go to Ad Libs