Gregory Wallace (seated), René Augesen (standing, left) and Manoel Felciano in "Clybourne Park"Photo by Erik Tomasson
By Bruce NorrisDirected by Jonathan MosconeAmerican Conservatory Theater (ACT)Jan. 26-Feb. 20, 2011
Race and real estate have a long and ugly ...
Alice Ripley and Curt Hansen in "Next to Normal"Photo by Craig Schwartz
Next to Normal, San Francisco (National Tour)
Music by Tom KittBook and lyrics by Brian YorkeyDirected by Michael GreifNational tourCurran Theatre, San FranciscoJan. 26- Feb. ...
Mike Daisey in "The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" at Berkeley RepPhoto courtesy of kevinberne.com
The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs
Monologue by Mike DaiseyDirected by Jean-Michele GregoryBerkeley Repertory TheaterJan. 23-Feb. 27, 2010(See video clip below.)
Geoff Hoyle (center) and puppets in "The Composer Is Dead" at Berkeley RepPhoto courtesy of kevinberne.com
Lemony Snicket’s The Composer Is Dead
Written by Lemony SnicketMusic by Nathaniel StookeyPuppetry by Phantom LimbDirected by Tony TacconeBerkeley Rep, Roda TheatreDec. 2, ...
Karita Mattila and Gerd Grochowski in San Francisco Opera's "The Makropulos Case"Photo by Cory Weaver
The Makropulos Case
By Leoš JanáčekBased on the play by Karel CapekSan Francisco OperaNov. 10-28, 2010
sfopera.com(See video clip below.)
Time, as we all ...
David Cale in "Palomino"Photo by David Allen
Written, directed by and starring David CaleAurora Theatre CompanyBerkeleyOct. 29-Dec. 5, 2010
More than a monologue, not quite a play, you might say that David Cale’s “Palomino” is a horse ...
Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet
By Tarell Alvin McCraneyDirected by Mark RuckerAmerican Conservatory TheaterSan FranciscoNov. 3-Nov. 21, 2010
There is an unseen menace in “Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet” and it’s dark and wet and ...
Ainhoa Arteta as Roxane and Plácido Domingo as the title character in "Cyrano de Bergerac"Photo by Cory Weaver
Cyrano de Bergerac
Opera by Franco AlfanoLibretto by Henri Cain after the play by Edmond RostandDirected by Petrika IonescoConducted by Patrick ...
Cast members in a scene from the Broadway revival of "West Side Story"Photo by Joan Marcus
West Side Story
Based on a conception by Jerome RobbinsMusic by Leonard BernsteinLyrics by Stephen SondheimBook by Arthur LaurentsOrpheum Theatre, San FranciscoOct. 27-Nov. ...
Tom McKay takes aim in "The Great Game: Afghanistan" at Berkeley Rep.Photo by John Haynes
The Great Game: Afghanistan
By Richard Bean, Lee Blessing, David Edgar, David Greig, Amit Gupta, Ron Hutchinson, Stephen Jeffreys, Abi Morgan, Ben Ockrent, Siba ...