Crave

Crave, a one-act drama that premiered in 1998 by the late Sarah Kane, comes out of the experimental and absurdist tradition of Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, and Edward Albee. Like the plays of Beckett, Pinter, and Albee, Crave combines wordplay, searing questions, and fragmented discourse. Kane uses her combination of  ...

The Devi’ls Disciple: Theatre Review: culturevulture.net

By George Bernard Shaw Aurora Theatre October 13-December 7, 2008 Directed by Barbara Oliver http://www.auroratheatre.org/ The best time to stage a revival of George Bernard Shaw’s revolutionary-era comedy “The Devil’s Disciple” might be around the Fourth of July. A close second is around the time of an election and  ...

Doubt

Broadway Touring Company Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco John Patrick Shanley had the last laugh on whoever threw him out of the kindergarten at St. Helena’s in the Bronx and later, expelled him from Cardinal Spellman High School. The prolific playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter (“Moonstruck”) has a  ...

Doubt

Broadway Touring Company Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco John Patrick Shanley had the last laugh on whoever threw him out of the kindergarten at St. Helena’s in the Bronx and later, expelled him from Cardinal Spellman High School. The prolific playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter (“Moonstruck”) has a  ...

Doubt

Broadway Touring Company Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco John Patrick Shanley had the last laugh on whoever threw him out of the kindergarten at St. Helena’s in the Bronx and later, expelled him from Cardinal Spellman High School. The prolific playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter (“Moonstruck”) has a  ...

Edward Scissorhands

Matthew Bourne has carved out an odd niche for himself re-inventing the story ballet for a new century. Previous works include a “Swan Lake” featuring buff male swans, a “Nutcracker” which took place in a Dickensian orphanage, “Car Man,” which was a sort-of retelling of the movie “The Postman Always  ...

England, Theatre Review: culturevulture.net

by Tim Crouch Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane September 25-28, 2008 Presented as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival Directed by Karl James and a Smith Featuring Tim Crouch and Hannah Ringham Touring: Through 2008, 2009 - Australia, UK, USA, Canada, Hong Kong http://www.newsfromnowhere.net/ http://www.dublintheatrefestival.com/ There is  ...

Ennio, Berkeley Rep: Theatre Review: culturevulture.net

Created and performed by Ennio Marchetto Directed by Sosthen Hennekam Berkeley Rep December 20-December 31, 2008 http://www.berkeleyrep.org/ A giant snowman waddles out onto the stage and presently morphs into Marilyn Monroe. Frankenstein stomps in and in a moment you’re looking at Frank ‘n’ Nancy Sinatra. A punk singing rap soon  ...