And They Have a Plan

And They Have a Plan

Impact Theatre goes out with a bang…and an alien invasion.

Read my review in the East Bay Times and Mercury NewsRead more

Double Your Fun

29 February, 2016 Theater No comments
Double Your Fun

Impact Theatre’s Looney Tunes Comedy of Errors is a riot.

Read my review in the San Jose Mercury News. Read more

Impact Punches Out

Impact Punches Out

After 20 years doing kick-ass theater in a pizza parlor basement, Impact Theatre calls it a day.

We break the story in the San Jose Mercury News and other BANG papers. Read more

Ammo for the Gun Debate

21 September, 2015 Theater No comments
Ammo for the Gun Debate

Playwright E.M. Lewis tries to inject some nuance into the gun debate in a new solo show.

Read my review in the San Jose Mercury News. You’ll notice gun advocates bashing the show (which they haven’t seen) in the comments as usual. Read more

Trail and Error

Trail and Error

The westward migration, the video game, the stage play:

My review of The Oregon Trail is in the Oakland Tribune and other Bay Area News Group papers. Read more

King Richard’s Limp

King Richard’s Limp

Impact Theatre’s Richard III is unusually slow for either the company or the play.

My review is in the Oakland Tribune and other BANG papers. Read more

That Was the Year That Was

30 December, 2014 Theater No comments
That Was the Year That Was

The long wait is over! Here are my Top 10 Bay Area shows of 2014, on KQED Arts!

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Encore the Dragon

12 November, 2014 Theater No comments
Encore the Dragon

It’s your classic boy-meets-dragon love story. It’s also a stunning Bay Area introduction to the work of Baltimore-based playwright Jenny Connell Davis.

My review of The Dragon Play at Impact Theatre is on KQED Arts. Read more

The Anguish of the Battlecock

23 September, 2014 Theater No comments
The Anguish of the Battlecock

Ever wonder what goes through the head of a cockfighting rooster? Wonder no more!

My review of Impact Theatre’s Year of the Rooster is in the Contra Costa Times. Read more

Pick a Little, Talk a Little

3 September, 2014 Theater No comments
Pick a Little, Talk a Little

My September/October Editors’ Picks are up on the Theatre Bay Area website! Go forth and

check ‘em out. Read more