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Event briefs: March 14

Event briefs: March 14

Jay Johnson with perform at the North Coast Rep April 15-16. Courtesy of North Coast Repertory Theater

Tony Award winner coming to Variety Nights at North Coast Rep

Jay Johnson, who starred in the classic television series “SOAP,” comes to North Coast Repertory Theater on April 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m., as he deconstructs the ancient art of ventriloquism from its historical association with the occult to the present day. It’s a heartfelt story about Johnson’s childhood dream of becoming a practitioner of this unusual art and the mystical connection with his mentor and teacher. This solo show won the Tony Award for “Best Theatrical Event” on...