Thackeray’s classic novel keeps the Victorian setting and adds modern gender politics in ACT’s lavish new production.
Solid direction elevates Dipika Guha’s “okay” script about the endless cycle of cultural commodification.
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.
A pretty cast elevates a rather rote story about the complications that come with sex.