Piratical perfection reigns in ‘Pirates of Penzance’

If there were a contest for the most British play of all time, “The Pirates of Penzance” would be a strong contender for first place. It is a delightfully silly farce that is a “Slave of Duty” to Britannia — her naval traditions, her obsession with class and the richness
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App of the Week: Awesome New Tab Page

Name: Awesome New Tab Page Platform: Google Chrome Price: Free Mission: Enhance your New Tab page with ultimate customizability and power. Clog rating:  “Awesome, like you.” While the tagline is definitely high in flattery, the product certainly delivers. It falls into a category of extensions that people often overlook —
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American Conservatory Theater’s Samuel Beckett showcase intrigues

American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco is paying homage to modernist master Samuel Beckett. In a single bill, the A.C.T. has joined “Play,” one of Beckett’s rarely performed one-acts, with “Endgame,” Beckett’s 1957 work written in the absurdist style. “Play” is Beckett’s illustration of a love triangle, drawn using minimal
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