“One good thing about music/When it hits you (You feel no pain)”– Bob Marley & The Wailers, “Trenchtown Rock” One can’t help but think of the SF Playhouse as the quintessential test case for re-opened Bay Area theatre. Although Cal Shakes and We Players have recently returned to […]
The latest from the Playhouse is an imperfect piece about living (and dying) on your own terms.
Can’t read the Writing on the Wall: [hieroglyph] world premiere by SF Playhouse and Lorraine Hansberry Theatre
Two great companies collab for a show that uses a popular lie to tell a troubling rape narrative.
A new Sandbox play from the Playhouse is an imperfect recollection of clashing cultures the year before the Berlin Wall fell.
Lauren English’s light-touch direction can only do so much with this confused script about “singles rage”.
Arthur Schnitzler’s classic sexual vignette piece is resurrected by Cutting Ball in a VERY intimate production.
Bitter Pill Double-Feature: ‘The Effect’ at SF Playhouse and ‘Eureka Day’ world premiere at Aurora Theatre
The idea of “better living through chemistry” results in an imperfect SF Playhouse show and an excellent Aurora show.
Though Garson Kanin’s old play feels fresher than ever, not even Millie Brooks’ winning performance can save SF Playhouse’s stale production.
A languid pace and over-familiarity drag down SF Playhouse’s production of the Broadway musical.