The Broadway musical isn’t the best version of Mary Poppins, but its star at Tri-Valley Rep is practically perfect.
Town Hall takes on part two of Tony Kushner’s epic.
The Skin of Our Teeth shows a wilder side of Thornton Wilder.
TheatreFIRST revives a typically testosterone-fueled Mamet classic (the first of three local theaters to stage Glengarry Glen Ross in a few months).
Tri-Valley Rep takes on the musical mammoth that is Les Mis.
The Cold War comes home to the suburbs in Just Theater’s new play.
Lauren Gunderson’s latest play explores the near-impossibility of love under state-sponsored repression. My review is on KQED Arts.
Bobby, Bobby baby, Bobby bubbee, here comes my Contra Costa Times
TheatreFIRST reemerges from a producing hiatus to take over Berkeley’s Live Oak Theatre and produce Sarah Ruhl’s luminous take on Virginia Woolf’s Orlando. My review is on KQED Arts.
Just Theater is back with not one but two plays in rep, and the first one, A Maze, is pretty freaking remarkable. You can read my review on KQED Arts.