Looking back at the two years (and counting) of pop culture during pandemic purgatory.
The mayor of my hometown needs to start taking COVID seriously.
FaultLine premiere’s Savannah Reich satire of human progression that’s as subtle as a club to the head.
Shotgun’s latest production is an ultimately toothless “satire” of politics in the AOC era.
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.
If White privilege and MAGA hats were movies, this would be their BIRTH OF A NATION.
Toxic masculinity is taken to task in this SF Playhouse world premiere dramatizing the #GamerGate controversy.
Racist direction combines with a confused (and hypocritical) script in pretty-looking production by Shotgun.
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 the processes to which one is subjugated.” – Bertolt Brecht, On Politics and Society (1941) I needed a…