The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, actor, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

So… I finally saw ‘Hamilton’ last week

Through sheer lottery luck, I finally saw that show everyone’s been talking about for 3 1/2 years. Verdict?

Thursday, 16 May, 2019 · 2 Comments

Love Machine: ‘The Watson Intelligence’ at Shotgun

Though Shotgun pulls off some grand production design, Madeleine George’s script doesn’t successfully tackle the themes it ponders.

Monday, 14 August, 2017 · Leave a comment

In For a Penny: You Won’t be Namin’ no Buildings after Me

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis casts his vote from the front row. US presidents don’t have the best history with theatre. “To live means to finesse…

Thursday, 7 July, 2016 · 2 Comments