The Thinking Man's Idiot

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

‘Change’ gon’ Come: ‘Caroline, or Change’ at Ray of Light

Tony Kushner’s critically-acclaimed musical gets worthy staging by Ray of Light.

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 · Leave a comment

Swinging for the ‘Fences’

August Wilson’s Pulitzer-winning classic finally gets the excellent film adaptation it deserves.

Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 · 1 Comment

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

Honest (when necessary) Abe: My review of ‘Lincoln’

An unnecessary end coda is the only flaw in Speilberg’s tribute to the Great Emancipator.

Thursday, 25 April, 2013 · Leave a comment