The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

How Soon is Now: ‘Born in East Berlin’ World Premiere (Sandbox Series) by SF Playhouse

A new Sandbox play from the Playhouse is an imperfect recollection of clashing cultures the year before the Berlin Wall fell.

Thursday, 20 February, 2020 · Leave a comment

Shallow Slaughter: ‘American Psycho: The Musical’ West Coast premiere at Ray of Light

RoL’s excellent cast and crew almost save Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s impotent take on the controversial story. Almost.

Saturday, 18 May, 2019 · 1 Comment

Like, Totally Killer!: ‘MacBitch’ by The Breadbox

Knowing when to forego Shakespeare proves the ultimate winning move in the final show from Breadbox Theatre.

Thursday, 3 August, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mad ‘House’ at Custom Made

The dark social satire hasn’t lost any of its edge in Custom Made’s take on Wendy MacLeod’s one-act.

Monday, 3 April, 2017 · 1 Comment

Old-Fashioned ‘Waltz’ at The Magic Theatre

The AIDS-era satire gets a somewhat uneven revival as part of Magic’s Legacy Series.

Thursday, 30 March, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘Holding’ Out for More: ‘Holding the Edge’ at The Marsh-SF

The height of the AIDS crisis is still fresh in the mind of Elaine Magree for her touching new solo show.

Thursday, 9 March, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jack Ryan: The Wonder Years

Tom Clancy’s famous hero is once again rebooted onscreen for his weakest interpretation yet.

Tuesday, 28 January, 2014 · Leave a comment