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Dark look at horse racing world on stage at Snoqualmie's Black Dog

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Sam Shepard’s, tragic-comedy, Simpatico, based in the underworld of thoroughbred horseracing, is on stage  May 16 to June 1, except Memorial Day weekend, at The Black Dog.

When Carter, a successful horse breeder, gets a desperate call from former partner in crime, Vinnie, a Pandora’s box of deception and lies opens.

The cast includes Anna Boranian, James Holmes-Pohle, and Bill Stone, of North Bend; Cristie Coffing and Greg Balmer of Snoqualmie; and Denise Paulette of Woodinville. The play is directed by Susan Bradford of Issaquah.

Shows are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with one matinee at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 19


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