Declined Intervention

Declined Intervention

THEATER REVIEW: SAN FRANCISCO

Show #105: The Sunset Limited, SF Playhouse, October 16.

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Love Bites

Love Bites

An old colleague of mine from the good old days of the East Bay Express, Daniel Heath has done pretty well for himself since he took up playwriting five years ago to join the PlayGround pool of one-act writers. Last year PianoFight produced his Choose Your Own Adventure-style audience-voted sex comedies, Fork Off Down Your Own Forking Adventure Which You’ve Forked: FORKING! and A Merry FORKING! Christmas, and this December the Climate Theatre will unveil his rock musical update of a Restoration comedy, The Man of Rock.

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Southern Dialectic

Southern Dialectic

The Apotheosis of Pig Husbandry is an unwieldy name for a play. But it’s just about right for a scholarly treatise, which is what the object of the same name is within the world of William Bivins’s “agricultural noir” play on SF Playhouse’s Second Stage.

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Slash Friction

Slash Friction

THEATER REVIEW: SAN FRANCISCO

Show #49: Slasher, SF Playhouse, May 1.

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Heist Anxiety

Heist Anxiety

Show #32: Den of Thieves, SF Playhouse, March 13.

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Safety First

17 February, 2010 Theater 1 comment
Safety First

Safe House opens with a knife to the throat, a boy in a wheelchair threatening his mom in the woods. “Is this the end? Say yes,” he says, and although of course it’s only the beginning you can see immediately that its also the end. From there we can only go back to see how we got there.

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Know When to Fold ‘Em

Know When to Fold ‘Em

Thirteenth show of 2010: Animals out of Paper, SF Playhouse, February 2.

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