The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

Better off Broken: ‘Bull in a China Shop’ Bay Area Premiere at Aurora Theatre

Aurora’s final 2019 is a winning dramatic-comedy set during the Women’s Suffrage Movement.

Monday, 18 November, 2019 · 1 Comment

O Horny Night: ‘The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told’ at LCTC

LCTC stages a raucous, and somewhat bloated, retelling of biblical creation from the writer of ‘In & Out’.

Sunday, 10 November, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mechanical Animals: ‘Universal Robots’ West Coast premiere by Quantum Dragon

Mac Rogers reimagines Karel Čapek’s sci-fi classic in this thrilling steampunk production by Quantum Dragon.

Monday, 2 July, 2018 · Leave a comment

Funny and Fabulous: ‘Queering My Lobster’ by Killing My Lobster

KML’s first-ever Pride show masterfully lampoons everything from hompophobic tech bros & Gay dating sites to str8 actors being awarded for playing LGBTQ+ characters.

Sunday, 3 June, 2018 · Leave a comment

Worth the ‘Risk’: ‘Still at Risk’ World Premiere at NCTC

New Conservatory’s world premiere is a touching story about looking at the AIDS crisis a generation after its worst period.

Monday, 5 February, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘Folles’-ies: ‘La Cage aux Folles’ at SF Playhouse

SF Playhouse goes over-the-top (and then some) with their production of the beloved French comedy.

Wednesday, 2 August, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Fur Flies: ‘Breeders’ at FaultLine

Dan Giles’ hilarious domestic comedy benefits from a great cast and creative set design in this excellent FaultLine Theater production.

Sunday, 16 April, 2017 · 1 Comment

‘Holding’ Out for More: ‘Holding the Edge’ at The Marsh-SF

The height of the AIDS crisis is still fresh in the mind of Elaine Magree for her touching new solo show.

Thursday, 9 March, 2017 · Leave a comment