The Thinking Man's Idiot

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Tag Archives: rom-com romantic comedy

‘Big’ Love in a Small Movie: ‘The Big Sick’

Though hindered by the conventions of its genre, this based-on-a-true-story rom-com has more than enough to make it worth the watch.

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017 · 1 Comment

‘Midsummer’ Lovin’: ‘Midsummer of Love’ by We Players

Sex is the name of the game in WE Players’ bawdy new take on The Bard’s most famous comedy.

Monday, 26 June, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Fur Flies: ‘Breeders’ at FaultLine

Dan Giles’ hilarious domestic comedy benefits from a great cast and creative set design in this excellent FaultLine Theater production.

Sunday, 16 April, 2017 · 1 Comment

Swimmin’ in it: ‘Urinetown’ at Berkeley Playhouse

My first trip to the Berkeley Playhouse won’t be my last, thanks to this lavish production of the Tony-winning musical.

Friday, 14 April, 2017 · Leave a comment

Theater Around the Bay: Isn’t it Showmantic?

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III returns to get romantic. “I want you to lie to me just as sweetly as you know how for the…

Tuesday, 24 June, 2014 · 1 Comment

‘Silver’ Spoon

David Russell isn’t known for his tact or accuracy, so imagine how he handles bi-polar disorder.

Friday, 24 May, 2013 · 5 Comments