Several (though not all) of the problems in this “problem play” are solved in this Af-Am Shakes production.
Not even amazing set design and two-out-of-three great performers can save an unforgivably terrible script in this Magic Theatre world premiere.
Imagination is key – both in the script and in the set design – in Breach Once More’s low-budget take on Noah Haidle’s dark social satire.
I spotlight two shows in Playground’s “Best Of” festival, both of which focus on Bay Area neighborhoods.
One is a hypocritical gentrification drama, the other is a creative (if flawed) crime story.
Two strong leads do their best to breathe life into a seemingly-incomplete script in this SF Playhouse production.
The San Francisco theatre institution marks its return with this stripped-down revival of Samm-Art Williams’ critically-acclaimed play.
Though not my taste, there’s enough to appreciate in this NCTC revival of the Southern camp classic.
Though blessed with a cast of strong voices, the show is hindered by a dragging old-fashioned script and some technical hiccups.
The heavy themes of the classic text are lost in this muddled new production at the ACT.
Though the performances are uneven, strong direction and social commentary bolster Cutting Ball’s take on the classic Greek myth.