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In a night of wit and candor, standup comic Margaret Cho was joined by fellow comedians Ali Wong, Aparna Nancherla and Hari Kondabolu in UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall as part of Cal Performances’ student-curated show Front Row.

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With its latest production, UC Berkeley’s theater, dance and performance studies department, or TDPS, explored the intricacies of human connections through a series of short plays.

For the first time in its three-year run, Cal Performances’ “Front Row” has sold out Zellerbach Hall. On Wednesday, an all-star team of Asian American comedians including Margaret Cho, Ali Wong, Aparna Nancherla and Hari Kondabolu will convene in a program centered on issues such as race and power.

Ask Berkeley students who they want to invite to co-create a night of artistic entertainment for their fellow students in Zellerbach Hall, and you might get Metallica front man Lars Ulrich one year, writer and musician Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) the next. For spring 2018, the students chose activist-comedian Margaret Cho.

All in the Timing, the latest show by UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, explores how language defines and limits us, but can also bridge the spaces between us.

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UC Berkeley’s department of theater, dance, and performance studies, or TDPS, puts on multiple productions throughout the year that showcase the immense talent within the department.