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Actor shares tales of a road trip that got him recognized — as lots of other people

Original post made on Aug 26, 2021

Actor and history geek Fred Pitts tells of road tripping to all 21 Cailfornia missions, where he found other tourists often mistook him for various Black celebrities, in his show "Aren't You ...?" at the Palo Alto Players.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, August 26, 2021, 12:33 PM

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Posted by Jeremy Erman
a resident of Midtown
on Aug 26, 2021 at 7:11 pm

Jeremy Erman is a registered user.

Saw this last Sunday and really enjoyed it. It's a unique and personal show that's funny, honest, and moving. Pitts converses directly with the audience at times, making you feel like you're part of the show (at a safe distance of course), and the use of props, slides, and sound effects help make it a highly effective piece of live theater.

Do note, though, that in-person performances end Sunday, August 29, while you can stream it online from August 27-September 5.


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a resident of Downtown North

on Aug 30, 2021 at 10:30 am

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Posted by Jim Anthony
a resident of Barron Park
on Aug 30, 2021 at 11:21 am

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