Bold acting choices, creative set design, and an intriguing-if-uneven script make for an interesting show by Gritty City Rep.
A languid pace and over-familiarity drag down SF Playhouse’s production of the Broadway musical.
Sarah Kane’s notorious first play is still as gut-wrenching in Shotgun’s production as it was when it premiered 20+ years ago.
Is that a Hand up Your Ass or are You just Trying to Amuse Me?: ‘Puppetry of the Lobster’ by Killing My Lobster
The famous Bay Area sketch troupe gets “hands-on” with their hilarious new show.
Bad decisions at every turn torpedo ACT’s production of Shakespeare’s most famous text.
Although the script veers into cliched (if not racist) territory, strong performances and lavish set design save Berkeley Playhouse’s production.
Clean living and technological harmony collide in a not-quite-perfect script from Christopher Chen.
The sets are amazing and the songs are classics, but Dominique Morisseau’s truncated script shortchanges its subjects in this Berkeley Rep world premiere musical.
Marcus Gardley’s play is so close to perfection that it’s enough to drive you crazy that it doesn’t quite get there.
Though Shotgun pulls off some grand production design, Madeleine George’s script doesn’t successfully tackle the themes it ponders.