The gripping true story of Fred Hampton’s final days gets a dull adaptation that does the story no justice.
Pandemic lockdown has forced first-run films online. Here are four I probably would have skipped anyway.
The SF Playhouse’s great new revival is a reminder good times never last, no matter how good they are.
Before The Curran becomes Hogwarts, it hosts an excellent production of another hit British show.
An energetic all-Latinx cast bring life to this paint-by-numbers bio of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
Bay Area Children’s Theatre scores two wins in its current adaptations: one a goofy comedy, the other a gripping drama.
A feminist manifesto play and a gender-swapped submarine drama make for two bold (if uneven) evenings of female-driven theatre.
Though the script is over-packed with characters, the combination of great direction, performances, and tech make this another winner for Berkeley Playhouse.
Toxic masculinity is taken to task in this SF Playhouse world premiere dramatizing the #GamerGate controversy.
X-mas Day Quadruple-Feature: ‘The Last Jedi’; ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’; ‘The Shape of Water’; ‘The Disaster Artist’
Jedis, jungles, fish-man junk, & James Franco.
All but the last made for a great day at the multiplex.