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Dry Powder

"Lacerating...nuanced...extraordinarily timely." ~Time Out New York

After throwing himself a lavish engagement party in the same week that his private equity firm forced job cuts at a national retailer, Rick is facing a PR disaster complete with angry protesters...



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Lily Janiak previews "Dry Powder" in the Chronicle. Previews start Friday! https://www.sfgate.com/performance/article/The-profit-motive-and-morality-blow-up-in-13008781.php#photo-15680468

We regularly lambaste the juggernauts of high finance for their immorality and inhumanity. But do we really want it to be their job to do good in the world? Would they be any good at doing good? Those are the questions at the heart of "Dry Powder," Sarah Burgess' dark comedy about private equity now...
Aurora wins another 50/50 award for gender parity in playwrighting! https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Awards-Announced-for-Theaters-Around-the-World-Promoting-Gender-Equity-20180612

The International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) today announced its 2018 50/50 Applause Awards, honoring theaters that produce plays written in equal measure by women and men. At the same time, the Centre finds that the vast majority of theaters around the world are coming up short in terms of...
Voting isn't over! We've has been nominated for Best Theater Company and Best Place to See a Play by the East Bay Express. Show your love for Aurora and help us win the prize! https://posting.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/Survey?survey=16600699

Vote now in the 2018 Best of the East Bay readers' poll contest! Here's how it works: Readers nominated their favorites, and now all you have to do is pick a winner. Voting ends July 11, 2018 at midnight. Winners will be announced in our Best of the East Bay issue on July 25! Click here to access al...

@AuroraTheatreCo Thank you, Lily! LEAPING MAN for EUREKA DAY! https://twitter.com/LilyJaniak/status/988126602109202438

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@AuroraTheatreCo A NUMBER clones itself again tonight! We're sold out, but RUSH TIX available at the door for only $20! http://www.auroratheatre.org/discounts