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.
Racism, sexism, classism, and privilege are given the mature examination they deserve in this SF Playhouse world premiere.
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.
Imagination is key – both in the script and in the set design – in Breach Once More’s low-budget take on Noah Haidle’s dark social satire.
I spotlight two shows in Playground’s “Best Of” festival, both of which focus on Bay Area neighborhoods.
One is a hypocritical gentrification drama, the other is a creative (if flawed) crime story.
Two strong leads do their best to breathe life into a seemingly-incomplete script in this SF Playhouse production.
The San Francisco theatre institution marks its return with this stripped-down revival of Samm-Art Williams’ critically-acclaimed play.
Though not my taste, there’s enough to appreciate in this NCTC revival of the Southern camp classic.