Some head-scratching directorial choices are the only thing keeping this world premiere musical from being perfect.
Youth Theatre Double-Feature: ‘Macbeth’ at Gritty City Rep and ‘Fly Guy’ at Bay Area Children’s Theatre
A Caribbean take on Shakespeare and an adorable adaptation of a children’s book made for an interesting weekend of theatre.
Creative production values can’t save a muddled script in this Central Works show.
Racist direction combines with a confused (and hypocritical) script in pretty-looking production by Shotgun.
Though blessed with a cast of strong voices, the show is hindered by a dragging old-fashioned script and some technical hiccups.
Though the performances are uneven, strong direction and social commentary bolster Cutting Ball’s take on the classic Greek myth.
My first-ever Quantum Dragon show is hindered by – of all things – TOO MUCH world-building.
Dan Giles’ hilarious domestic comedy benefits from a great cast and creative set design in this excellent FaultLine Theater production.
My first trip to the Berkeley Playhouse won’t be my last, thanks to this lavish production of the Tony-winning musical.
The stage may be new for Af-Am Shakes, but August Wilson’s script is as timely as ever.