The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

Tag Archives: NEA National Endowment for the Arts

From ‘Nam to Rom-Com: ‘Vietgone’ at the ACT

You wouldn’t think “rom-com” and “Vietnam War drama” would go together, but the ACT pulls it off well.

Friday, 9 March, 2018 · 1 Comment

Desperate ‘Measure’: ‘Measure for Measure’ at Cal Shakes

Shakespeare and sexual politics collide in Cal Shakes’ version of one of The Bard’s infamous “problem plays”.

Saturday, 23 September, 2017 · 1 Comment

In For a Penny: Only if You Mean It

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III checks in one last time. My first time at the ‘Pub, Feb. 2010 “Livin’ here in this brand new world…

Thursday, 17 November, 2016 · 2 Comments

In For a Penny: You Won’t be Namin’ no Buildings after Me

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis casts his vote from the front row. US presidents don’t have the best history with theatre. “To live means to finesse…

Thursday, 7 July, 2016 · 2 Comments

Osmosis II: Who hates a Dancing Bear?

My skills get better, but my prospects continue to shrink – WTF?

Friday, 7 March, 2014 · Leave a comment