The Thinking Man's Idiot

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Old-Fashioned ‘Waltz’ at The Magic Theatre

The AIDS-era satire gets a somewhat uneven revival as part of Magic’s Legacy Series.

Thursday, 30 March, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Story to ‘Kil’ For: ‘Kilgallen/Jones’ World Premiere at The EXIT

Allison Page’s latest full-length is an intriguing tale of a Millenial sleuth trying to solve the Jazz Era death of her literary hero.

Friday, 10 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Gift of ‘Gab’: ‘Hedda Gabler’ at Cutting Ball

The bewildering choices of slapstick and steampunk are just two-of-many poor decisions in this Cutting Ball production.

Tuesday, 24 January, 2017 · 8 Comments

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: 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

Write-Side Up: An Introduction to Saturday Write Fever

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
In honor of our first Saturday Write Fever of 2014, fast approaching this Saturday, January 11, and our switch to every second Saturday…

Monday, 6 January, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bonnie, Clyde, and (a) Shotgun

Two strong leads command the stage in Shotgun’s staging of Adam Peck’s flimsy script.

Saturday, 28 September, 2013 · 1 Comment