The tender line - Page 2

Cutting Ball's docudrama Tenderloin explores its own backyard

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The world's a stage: Cutting Ball Theater presents the premiere of Tenderloin.
PHOTO BY ROB MELROSE

But the narrative that emerges, which lays a heavy emphasis on "stripping back the layers" and revealing the truth of the much-maligned district, suffers from the accumulation of a familiar liberal slant toward tolerance and understanding. To the extent it undercuts outrage at a larger system of extreme and degrading inequality, such a slant obscures as much as it reveals. *

TENDERLOIN

Through May 27

Thu, 7:30pm; Fri-Sat, 8pm (also Sat, 2pm); Sun, 5pm, $10-$50

Exit on Taylor

277 Taylor, SF

(415) 525-1205

www.cuttingball.com

 

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