The White Snake, Berkeley

Amy Kim Washke (left) plays the title role in "The White Snake"Photo by Jenny Graham ‘The White Snake’ World premiere productionWritten and directed by Mary Zimmerman, based on a classic Chinese fableBerkeley Repertory TheatreNov. 9-Dec. 30, 2012 Nobody does  ...

Another Way Home, SF

Daniel Petzold (foreground) and Jeremy Kahn in "Another Way Home" at Magic TheatrePhoto by Jennifer Reiley ‘Another Way Home’ By Anna ZieglerDirected by Meredith McDonoughMagic Theatre, San FranciscoNov. 7 – Dec. 2, 2012 Ah, there’s no place  ...

Wilder Times, Berkeley

From left, Brian Trybom, Marcia Pizzo, Heather Gordon, Patrick Russell and Stacy Ross in "Childhood," part of "Wilder Times" at Aurora Theatre CompanyPhoto by Jessica Palopoli Wilder Times Four short plays by Thornton WilderDirected by Barbara OliverAurora Theatre Company,  ...

Seminar, LA

‘Seminar’ Written by Theresa RebeckDirected by Sam GoldAhmanson Theatre, Los AngelesPresented by Center Theatre GroupOct. 10-Nov. 18, 2012 Is there anyone out there unfamiliar with The New Yorker writer E.B. White’s famous remark about analyzing humor and dissecting  ...

An Illiad, Berkeley

‘An Iliad’ By Lisa Peterson and Denis O’HareAdapted from HomerTranslated by Robert FaglesDirected by Lisa PetersonBerkeley Repertory TheatreOct. 12-Nov. 18, 2012 An old man shuffles out on the stage in a battered overcoat and worn boots, looking for  ...

November, LA

Ed Begley Jr. (center) and (background, from left) Rod McLachlan, Todd Weeks and Felicity Huffman in "November"Photo by Craig Schwartz ‘November’ By David Mamet Directed by Scott Zigler Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles Sept. 26 – Nov. 4, 2012  ...

Krapp’s Last Tape, LA

John Hurt in "Krapp's Last Tape"Photo by Ryan Miller ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’ By Samuel BeckettDirected by Michael ColganA Gate Theatre Dublin ProductionKirk Douglas Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Culver City, Calif.Oct. 9 – Nov. 4, 2012 No matter what the  ...

The Exit Interview, San Diego

Lisel Gorell-Getz (left) and Jo Anne Glover in "The Exit Interview"Photo by Daren Scott 'The Exit Interview' By William Missouri DownsDirected by Sam WoodhouseSan Diego Repertory TheatreSept. 29 – Oct. 21, 2012 "The Exit Interview" addresses a whole series  ...

Good People, San Diego

From left, Robin Pearson Rose, Eva Kaminsky and Carol Halstead in "Good People"Photo by Henry DiRocco ‘Good People’ Written by David Lindsay-AbaireDirected by Paul Mullins The Old Globe, San DiegoSept. 29 – Oct. 28, 2012 Is success in  ...

The Bellflower Sessions, LA

Rob Nagle and Stephanie Erb in "The Bellflower Sessions"Photo by JD Murray ‘The Bellflower Sessions’ Written by Andy BlochDirected by Bryan RasmussenProduced by Scott DisharoonWhitefire Theatre, Sherman Oaks, Calif.Sept. 8–Oct. 27, 2012 We have lived through, and survived,  ...