The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

The End can’t come Quick Enough: ‘Everybody’ West Coast Premiere at Cal Shakes

Not even an excellent cast and strong direction can breath life into the DOA script by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

Friday, 27 July, 2018 · 3 Comments

At the Hour of Our Death: ‘4.48 Psychosis’ at Anton’s Well

Sarah Kane’s rarely-produced final work is the subject of a wonderfully haunting production by Anton’s Well.

Thursday, 26 July, 2018 · 3 Comments

The Healing Kind: ‘Rabbit Hole’ at Breach Once More

Strong performances carry Breach Once More’s take on David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer-winning heartbreaker.

Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 · Leave a comment

Still Leaves an Impact: ‘Blasted’ at Shotgun

Sarah Kane’s notorious first play is still as gut-wrenching in Shotgun’s production as it was when it premiered 20+ years ago.

Saturday, 30 September, 2017 · 6 Comments

Rate of Depression

When “just cheer up” doesn’t work.

Monday, 16 July, 2012 · 3 Comments