A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, San Diego

Ken Barnett (left) and Jefferson Mays in "A Gentleman'sGuide to Love and Murder"Photo by Henry DiRocco ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ Book by Robert L. FreedmanMusic by Steven LutvakLyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven LutvakDirected  ...

Fallaci, Berkeley

‘Fallaci’ By Lawrence WrightDirected by Oskar EustisBerkeley Repertory Theatre (world premiere)March 13-April 21, 2013 Fair disclosure: Rather like the young reporter in Lawrence Wright’s “Fallaci,” I regard the late Oriana Fallaci as a journalistic heroine. Her courage, her  ...

Fallen Angels, Pasadena

¬≠Pamela J. Gray (left) and Katie MacNichol in "Fallen Angels" at The Pasadena PlayhousePhoto by Jim Cox 'Fallen Angels' By Noel CowardDirected by Art MankeThe Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, Calif.Feb. 3-24, 2013 "Fallen Angels," written by Noel Coward in  ...

Endgame, Philadelphia

Scott Greer (left) and James Ijames in "Endgame"Photo by Mark Garvin ‘Endgame’ By Samuel Beckett Directed by Edward Sobel Arcadia Stage, Arden Theatre Company, PhiladelphiaThrough March 10, 2013 Samuel Beckett busted open theatrical conventions in his plays "Endgame" and  ...

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?  ...