The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, actor, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Not the Worst Witch: ‘Becky Nurse of Salem’ World Premiere at the Berkeley Rep

The second Witch Trial play I’ve seen in a week is an imperfect misfire for Sarah Ruhl and the Rep.

Friday, 20 December, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Witch is Back: ‘Vinegar Tom’ West Coast Premiere at Shotgun

Ariel Craft is at the helm of Shotgun’s nearly-perfect remount of the Feminist take on ‘The Crucible’.

Tuesday, 17 December, 2019 · 2 Comments

In For a Penny: Speaking My Language

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, with thoughts on writing and voice. August Wilson writingCAPTION: via The Goodman Theatre “I have to confess that I’m not…

Monday, 22 February, 2016 · 3 Comments

Theater Around the Bay: Tossing the Baby and Bathwater

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Today’s guest blog is by Charles Lewis III, who returns with a record number of links in one article. In olden times they…

Tuesday, 20 May, 2014 · 1 Comment