Student Affairs

Student Affairs

On the surface, Julie and Valerie seem to have nothing in common. As played by Lauren English in Kenn Rabin’s play Reunion on SF Playhouse’s intimate Stage 2, Julie is fretful, earnest and painfully introverted, while Alexandra Creighton’s Valerie has an assured sexpot strut and an air of always posing, always performing, even in as close as she gets to normal conversation. The two of them went to the same high school, and were both in the drama program, though you don’t get the sense that they really knew each other. Val was the glamorous popular girl who took the lead in all the school plays, and Julie was too shy even to audition for them. Still, the two are inextricably linked, because they both had sex with their high school drama teacher.

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Inaction in Action

Inaction in Action

San Francisco’s fledgling 3Girls Theatre Company is jumping into the Bay Area theater community with both feet, spending all of March (Women’s History Month, that is) in residence at Thick House with two fully staged productions of plays by staff members AJ Baker and Lee Brady and staged readings of works in progress by several other local women writers.

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