Marcus Gardley’s play is so close to perfection that it’s enough to drive you crazy that it doesn’t quite get there.
Fine acting and great Berkeley Rep production values can’t save Branden Jabobs-Jenkins’ God-awful script.
A strong director and able cast elevate a clichéd story in this Shotgun show.
A Black woman aims for biting social commentary, but winds up giving herself the “All Lives Matter” treatment in this uneven new satire by Luna Malbroux and Faultine Theater.
Several (though not all) of the problems in this “problem play” are solved in this Af-Am Shakes production.
Not even amazing set design and two-out-of-three great performers can save an unforgivably terrible script in this Magic Theatre world premiere.
The San Francisco theatre institution marks its return with this stripped-down revival of Samm-Art Williams’ critically-acclaimed play.
Though it has its flaws, a great deal of imagination makes this the best “real” superhero film since M. Night Shyamalan’s UNBREAKABLE.
The stage may be new for Af-Am Shakes, but August Wilson’s script is as timely as ever.
August Wilson’s Pulitzer-winning classic finally gets the excellent film adaptation it deserves.