Review: ‘TheatreWorks’ ‘Big River’ a nostalgic trip down the Mississippi

Many years ago, there was a mini-series of Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” created by a Canadian television station. While there were parts of that special that received … Continue reading Review: ‘TheatreWorks’ ‘Big River’ a nostalgic trip down the Mississippi

Review: San Jose Rep’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ a reminder of what’s important

There is special warmth in a beautifully executed Christmas song. And that is how San Jose Repertory Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol” starts off. Tight harmonies and period costumes are quite … Continue reading Review: San Jose Rep’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ a reminder of what’s important

Singing, dancing, scrooging and swinging highlight Bay’s holiday season

Upcoming theatre events to lead folks into the rest of the holiday season… EASTBAYNEZER SCROOGE In addition to last week’s quick hit column, two more productions of Charles Dickens’ “A … Continue reading Singing, dancing, scrooging and swinging highlight Bay’s holiday season