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Mixed Magic’s muddled Life’s a Dream

'Tis a lumbering theatrical beast to try to chain, but billing the old Spanish war horse Life Is a Dream as Life's a Dream is not enough to tame it for modern theatergoers. Mixed Magic Theatre is staging the 1635 classic by Pedro Calderón de la Barc
A sword, but no sorcery
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 18, 2011
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Sweet inspiration

For more than three decades, until her death in 1972, Mahalia Jackson’s powerful contralto voice raised the spirits of even nonbelievers through her inspiring gospel singing. In an original production, Mixed Magic Theatre is reminding us about her legacy
Mixed Magic’s When Mahalia Sings
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 09, 2010
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Seeing the light

When Oscar suggests they bunk school and visit the museum across the street, because of the cafeteria’s two-pound burritos, they don’t realize what they have in store for them.
In House Freestyle connects on many levels
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  March 25, 2008

American Dream

The songs are woven through a myth-like tale, set in a post-apocalyptic America, when the population is centered within 60 square miles and a corporate gang of the Mighty Four has taken over.
Mixed Magic’s latest Spirit Warrior  
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  February 27, 2008