Branden Jacobs-Jenkins leans too heavily on shock value and “death (wink, wink) of print” clichés in his latest show at the ACT.
Lauren English’s light-touch direction can only do so much with this confused script about “singles rage”.
This would-be satire of White progressivism soon devolves into a poor treatise on the evils of fascism.
Bitter Pill Double-Feature: ‘The Effect’ at SF Playhouse and ‘Eureka Day’ world premiere at Aurora Theatre
The idea of “better living through chemistry” results in an imperfect SF Playhouse show and an excellent Aurora show.
Toxic masculinity is taken to task in this SF Playhouse world premiere dramatizing the #GamerGate controversy.
A languid pace and over-familiarity drag down SF Playhouse’s production of the Broadway musical.
SF Playhouse goes over-the-top (and then some) with their production of the beloved French comedy.
Racism, sexism, classism, and privilege are given the mature examination they deserve in this SF Playhouse world premiere.
Two strong leads do their best to breathe life into a seemingly-incomplete script in this SF Playhouse production.
The classic rapid-fire comedy is inexplicably slowed to a snail’s pace at the SF Playhouse.