The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

A Less-Perfect Union: ‘Sweat’ at the ACT

Awkward tonal shifts and a jagged narrative sink this winner of the 2015 Pulitzer.

Thursday, 4 October, 2018 · Leave a comment

In For a Penny: Speaking My Language

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, with thoughts on writing and voice. August Wilson writingCAPTION: via The Goodman Theatre “I have to confess that I’m not…

Monday, 22 February, 2016 · 3 Comments

In For a Penny: August of Our Years

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, meditating on August. “So when I saw two hundred niggas stunned into silence by the power of art in the…

Thursday, 13 August, 2015 · 3 Comments