Cymbeline for Philistines

Cymbeline for Philistines

Marin Shakes’s Cymbeline is a madcap hodgepodge — and a musical.

Read my review in the Marin Independent Journal. Read more

Old School Oppression

Old School Oppression

Tarell Alvin McCraney is back with a heartbreaking coming-of-age drama at Marin Theatre Company.

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Flying High on the Mountain

Flying High on the Mountain

If you want to believe a boy can fly, there are few better sites than a mountaintop.

My review of the Mountain Play’s Peter Pan is in the Marin Independent Journal.  Read more

Cross-Time Conversation

Cross-Time Conversation

Frederick Douglass meets Donald Rumsfeld in Andrew Saito’s Mount Misery.

My review is in the Marin Independent Journal. Read more

Amen to That

Amen to That

James Baldwin’s first play, The Amen Corner, makes a surprisingly good case against religion.

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Oh Pioneers

Oh Pioneers

If there’s a lesson to be learned from Mona Mansour’s new play about the limitations of the pioneer spirit, it’s that pluck and optimism will only take you so far.

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Headline of Review

Headline of Review

The title of the show is [title of show]. That should give you some sense of what you’re in for.

My review is in the Marin Independent Journal. Read more

Divided Loyalties

25 February, 2015 Theater No comments
Divided Loyalties

Danai Gurira’s The Convert is a wrenching battle between traditional culture and colonial “civilization.”

My review is in the Marin Independent Journal. Read more

The Family That Hates Together Grates Together

19 February, 2015 Theater No comments
The Family That Hates Together Grates Together

Imagine spending time with a family full of absurdly inconsiderate people who can’t stand each other and constantly push each other’s buttons. And it’s not even your family. My review of The Lyons at Aurora Theatre Company is in the Marin Independent Journal.

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Lament of the Landless

Lament of the Landless

AlterTheater’s Landless eulogizes the empty storefronts it performs in.

My review of Larissa FastHorse’s new play is in the Marin Independent Journal. Read more