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Exhibitionism abounds as spying and lying take a cue from Big Brother in FWD: Life Gone Viral

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Jeri Lyn Cohen and Charlie Varon play multiple roles in FWD: Life Gone Viral.
PHOTO BY DAVID FORD

From this point, things get ugly, amid a rich vein of comical discourse and defensiveness around issues of privacy, revenge and pathological degrees of attention-seeking. The Russian spymaster, from his vantage, sees it all: "Soon we will have diseases of overexposure, diseases for which we still have no name." It may be strange to say, but there's something refreshing and affirming about a group of characters who, even in the face of their own mortality, can prove petty, vindictive assholes to each other. Our cyborg-selves end up pretty human after all.

FWD: LIFE GONE VIRAL

Through June 10

Thu, 8pm; Sat, 8:30pm; Sun, 7pm, $20-$50

Marsh San Francisco

1062 Valencia, SF

(415) 282-3055

www.themarsh.org

 

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