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Arts & Entertainment - August 23, 2013

Theater in the ground

'Happy Days' heroine is stuck in more ways than one, but actor Courtney Walsh brings her to sharp, nuanced life

by Kevin Kirby

Have you ever felt stuck? Stuck in a dead-end job? Stuck in a moribund relationship? Stuck, yet again, in stop-and-go traffic on the same soul-crushingly dreary stretch of highway? Well, cheer up. Because your life — your particular rut, whatever it may be — is positively scintillating compared to the daily grind endured by Winnie, the heroine of Samuel Beckett's "Happy Days," currently in production at Stanford Summer Theater.

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