At the Hour of Our Death: ‘4.48 Psychosis’ at Anton’s Well

Sarah Kane’s rarely-produced final work is the subject of a wonderfully haunting production by Anton’s Well. Continue reading At the Hour of Our Death: ‘4.48 Psychosis’ at Anton’s Well

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Ladies’ Nights: ‘Revolt. She said…’ at Crowded Fire and ‘Kursk’ at Theatre Lunatico

A feminist manifesto play and a gender-swapped submarine drama make for two bold (if uneven) evenings of female-driven theatre. Continue reading Ladies’ Nights: ‘Revolt. She said…’ at Crowded Fire and ‘Kursk’ at Theatre Lunatico

Theater Around The Bay: Talk is Sheep

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III brings us a special report on the rebirth of Theater Pub’s performance branch. Welcome back, old friend. Right now I have three distinct memories stuck in my head. The first takes place a few years ago when I found myself crashing on the sofa of Clint Winder (tech guru for PianoFight) and his roommate, Rob Ready (the artistic director). It had been a wild night of inebriated debauchery in which I probably did one or two things I’d probably regret if I could remember them. Needless to say, I was… Continue reading Theater Around The Bay: Talk is Sheep

Theater Around the Bay: Sing a Song of Seven Sisters

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Charles Lewis III is today’s guest blogger, with an extremely thorough interview of Marissa Skudlarek, author of the upcoming world premiere, PLEIADES. We’re super excited about the show, and encourage everyone to go. We’d also like to let Marissa know we have never used the term Box Office Babe ironically. “Babe” is a gender neutral term and we consider anyone willing to work our box office SUPER SEXY. Poster by Emily C. Martin “Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?” – The Holy Bible, Book of… Continue reading Theater Around the Bay: Sing a Song of Seven Sisters

Theater Around the Bay: Isn’t it Showmantic?

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Charles Lewis III returns to get romantic. “I want you to lie to me just as sweetly as you know how for the rest of my life.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Offshore Pirate”, The Saturday Evening Post (29 May 1920) I have no problem saying “MacBeth” in a theatre. I never have. I’ve done it in nearly every theatre I’ve performed. It’s just a name, and there’s no sense in fearing a name. It’s also the title of a play and I’ll be damned if I’m scared to say the title of… Continue reading Theater Around the Bay: Isn’t it Showmantic?