The Brothers Size, San Diego

From left, Joshua Elijah Reese, Okieriete Onaodowan and Antwayn Hopper in "The Brothers Size"Photo by Henry DiRocco ‘The Brothers Size’ By Tarell Alvin McCraneyDirected by Tea AlagićOld Globe TheatreJan. 26 – Feb. 24, 2013 "The  ...

Clybourne Park, San Diego

Sandy Campbell and Mark Pinter in "Clybourne Park" at San Diego Repertory TheatrePhoto by Daren Scott ‘Clybourne Park’ Written by Bruce NorrisDirected by Sam Woodhouse San Diego Repertory TheatreJan. 12 – Feb. 10, 2013 “Pulitzer prize-winning comedy” sets  ...

4000 Miles, SF

Reggie Gowland and Susan Blommaert in4000 Miles" at A.C.T.Photo by Kevin Berne ‘4000 Miles’ By Amy HerzogDirected by Mark RuckerAmerican Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)Jan. 17-Feb. 10, 2013 Amy Herzog’s “4000 Miles” rode in from the East on a wave of  ...

Pygmalion, San Diego

Robert Sean Leonard and Charlotte Parry in "Pygmalion"Photo by Henry DiRocco ‘Pygmalion’ By George Bernard ShawDirected by Nicholas MartinOld Globe Theatre, San DiegoJan. 12 to Feb. 17, 2013 I had a professor once pull out a world map and  ...

Troublemaker, Berkeley

'Troublemaker, or the Freakin Kick-A Adventures of Bradley Boatwright' Written by Dan LeFrancDirected by Lila NeugebauerBerkeley Repertory Theatre (world premiere)Jan. 9-Feb. 3, 2013 Remember when you were a kid and wanted to be anybody except who you were?  ...

Other Desert Cities

Most Southern Californians are familiar with the sign on the I-10 freeway indicating Palm Springs to the right, other desert cities straight ahead. Depending on your orientation, Palm Springs may conjure up a scene of tony gay culture, or a  ...

The Morini Strad, Burbank, Calif.

'The Morini Strad' Written by Willy HoltzmanDirected by Stephanie VlahosThe Colony Theatre Company, Burbank, Calif.Nov. 17 – Dec. 16, 2012 As Mariette Hartley bowed gracefully to a standing ovation at the curtain for “The Morini Strad,” I was  ...

Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, La Jolla

Kimiko Glenn (center) with robots in La Jolla Playhouse's "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots"Photo by Kevin Berne 'Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots' Directed by Des McAnuff Music and lyrics by The Flaming Lips Story by Wayne Coyne and Des  ...