The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

Living Aloud: ‘Sordid Lives’ at New Conservatory

Though not my taste, there’s enough to appreciate in this NCTC revival of the Southern camp classic.

Friday, 26 May, 2017 · 1 Comment

Tall Tale: ‘Spell Eternity’ at Quantum Dragon Theatre

My first-ever Quantum Dragon show is hindered by – of all things – TOO MUCH world-building.

Tuesday, 25 April, 2017 · 1 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

Trying to be ‘Everything’ at New Conservatory

A mediocre script is just one problem with this world premiere Transgender tale by New Conservatory Theatre.

Friday, 31 March, 2017 · Leave a comment

Old-Fashioned ‘Waltz’ at The Magic Theatre

The AIDS-era satire gets a somewhat uneven revival as part of Magic’s Legacy Series.

Thursday, 30 March, 2017 · Leave a 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

Walkin’ by the ‘Moonlight’

This heartbreaking coming-of-age tale challenges ingrained perceptions of Black masculinity.

Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 · 3 Comments