A Picasso

by Jeffrey Hatcher Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles The Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles February 4-March 25, 2007 Written by Jeffrey Hatcher Directed by Gilbert Cates Set in Paris, 1941, A Picasso, is an hour and seven  ...

Apocalypto (2006)

Directed by Mel Gibson   Starring: Dalia Hernandez, Mayra Serbulo, Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Trujillo, Rudy Youngblood Directed by: Mel Gibson Produced by: Ned Dowd, Vicki Christianson, Mel Gibson Rated R for sequences of graphic violence and disturbing images Mayan with subtitles  ...

As You Like It

CalShakes As you like it? Try loving it! Shakespeare's romantic romp through the Forest of Arden can be an exercise in foolishness in the wrong hands but, in Jonathon Moscone's splendid production for California Shakespeare Festival in Orinda, it glows with the passion of first love,  ...

The Birthday Party

By Harold Pinter Aurora Theater, Berkeley January 26-March 4, 2007 James Carpenter in The Birthday Party phoro: David Allen Aurora Theatre Web Site It’s not your ordinary birthday party, the kind with candles and cake. Stanley Weber’s birthday party is downright scary, drunken  ...

The Birthday Party

By Harold Pinter Irish Classical Theatre Company Buffalo, NY January 21, 2007 There’s more to Buffalo than chicken wings, impressive architecture, and the birthplace of alternating current. OK, so that last one was big. Buffalo, a well-kept- secret-of-a-town, is also a theater town and the Irish Classical Theatre Company  ...

Bitch!Dyke!Faghag!Whore! SF:Theatre Review: culturevulture.net

Queer underground survivor and superstar Penny Arcade has made a deliciously vibratory experience for all whores, feminists, fags, dykes, faghags, and the people who love (or pay) them. Appropriately the performance is titled, BITCH! DYKE! FAGHAG! WHORE! An ever-evolving vaudevillian ritual spectacle, the work was born during the sex and  ...

Blackbird, Tempest: Theatre Review: culturevulture.net

Manhattan Theatre Club March 15-June 10, 2008 by David Harrower, directed by Joe Mantello; featuring Jeff Daniels, Alison Pill. First commissioned and presented by the Edinburgh International Festival, August 2005. http://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/ by William Shakespeare, directed by Brian Kulick; featuring Mandy Patinkin (Prospero); Craig Baldwin (Sebastian); Michael Potts (Alonso);Elisabeth  ...