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.
Though Garson Kanin’s old play feels fresher than ever, not even Millie Brooks’ winning performance can save SF Playhouse’s stale production.
A languid pace and over-familiarity drag down SF Playhouse’s production of the Broadway musical.
Racism, sexism, classism, and privilege are given the mature examination they deserve in this SF Playhouse world premiere.