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Kyle Maddock

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A different angle

“That’s what I demand of my actors, that they come in with ideas and work,” Peckham insists. “I’m not interested in someone who stands there and says, ‘What do you want me to do?’"
Mark Peckham directs a ‘scary piece’
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 02, 2008
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A brutal world

Orpheus Descending is such an urgent work that you can see how Tennessee Williams allowed an earlier version of it to pop squalling into the world before it was fully gestated.
2nd Story’s Orpheus Descending
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 02, 2008
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Timeless tale

2nd Story Theatre is staging Inge’s somewhat sentimental masterwork, Bus Stop , and doing a fine job of it.
2nd Story's skillful Bus Stop
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 22, 2007
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Soul survivors

George Bernard Shaw was the cleverest essayist in the history of theater.
2nd Story does Shaw's preachy Major Barbara
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 03, 2007
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A boy’s life

Adaptations of the character-packed novels of Charles Dickens should be all the rage in post-MTV theater.
A dizzying run through David Copperfield
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 21, 2006