Princess Ivona at the PAI

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There's nothing quite like exploring a nascent theatre company's work and a space that I've never been in before both in one fell swoop. The Collected Works, a new company helmed by director Michael Hunter and actor Barry Kendall, has just launched into its inaugural show, Princess Ivona, by the 20th century Polish playwright Witold Gombrowicz. The venue is the Performance Art Institute, a cavernous yet convivial warehouse-style space located down a back alley in the clubby SOMA district of San Francisco. The company performs the first … [Read more...]