A Christmas screen-hop features Black Power, White romance, and Sci-Fi. Guess which one I loved?
No “Best Of” yet, but here are some emotional ponderances on the decade-ending year that was.
The second Witch Trial play I’ve seen in a week is an imperfect misfire for Sarah Ruhl and the Rep.
An overlong, clichéd script is saved by great direction, a super cast, and eye-popping creative choices.
Ariel Craft is at the helm of Shotgun’s nearly-perfect remount of the Feminist take on ‘The Crucible’.
A San Francisco tradition celebrates its distinction as the first-ever American production of ‘The Nutcracker’.
An impossible SF snowstorm provides the setting for KML’s latest holiday sketch set.
The story of The Boy Who Lived continues in an entertainingly bombastic production at the Curran.
Tim Minchin amps up the darkness of the classic film in SF Playhouse’s (mostly) well-organized production.
The beloved children’s book makes for a creative (if wildly uneven) musical from PigPen.