Baking Up a Revolution

Baking Up a Revolution

S.F. Mime Troupe writer Michael Gene Sullivan whips up a satire about a revolutionary baking circle for Central Works.

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Marital Mindbender

24 September, 2014 Theater No comments
Marital Mindbender

Local playwright Christopher Chen borrows from fabulist Italo Calvino to create a dizzying web of fantastical fragments about marriage.

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The Dark Night of the Diva

15 September, 2014 Theater No comments
The Dark Night of the Diva

“Post-post-modern diva” Meow Meow muddles through an evening of hilarity and despair through sheer force of personality at Berkeley Rep. 

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Once More into the Fringe

10 September, 2014 Theater No comments
Once More into the Fringe

I checked out 10 and a half consecutive hours of the San Francisco Fringe Festival, and boy is my everything tired. 

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The Fall of Bay Area Theater

The Fall of Bay Area Theater

The sheer volume of great theater going on around the Bay Area can be daunting. I’ve picked out a

few likely standouts to get you started. Read all about ‘em on KQED Arts.  Read more

Kids Reenact

Kids Reenact

In the wake of a child murder and a school massacre, a town’s kids congregate to remember the events the adults want to forget. My review of 99 Stock Productions’ Millicent Scowlworthy is on KQED Arts.

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Our Stars, Ourselves

Our Stars, Ourselves

Marissa Skudlarek’s Pleiades reimagines the mythological star-sisters as 1970s debutantes discovering feminism.

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Theatre Saves TV–Maybe

Theatre Saves TV–Maybe

Can live television be saved? What, in 2014? Is that even a thing? Find out in Thunderbird Theatre’s Show Down! Or you could

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Singing About the City

Singing About the City

Hey, another musical about San Francisco! And another, and another…a different one every night!

My review of Un-Scripted Theater Company’s Foglandia on KQED Arts. Read more

The Forgotten Veterans

The Forgotten Veterans

Bindlestiff Studio unveils the story of the neglected Filipino veterans of World War II, still fighting for their military benefits 50-plus years later.

My review of The Guerrillas of Powell Street is on KQED Arts. Read more