The Drama Guy’s top 10 of ’13

It has been a stellar year in the Bay Area for theatre. So many wonderful productions, so many amazing performances, and just another year confirming that if you are a … Continue reading The Drama Guy’s top 10 of ’13

Review: Warmth of original film captured in SJ Stage’s production of ‘Wonderful Life’

It is not hard to figure out what is so appealing about Frank Capra’s 1946 holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life.” It was a film I saw sparingly over my … Continue reading Review: Warmth of original film captured in SJ Stage’s production of ‘Wonderful Life’

Review: A magical, fantastical dream for the Holidaze

So I’m watching the beautiful show “Cirque Dreams Holidaze,” at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre, completely enamored with the company’s ability to test the bounds of human physiology.  And of all … Continue reading Review: A magical, fantastical dream for the Holidaze

San Jose Rep’s ‘The Snow Queen’ tells a universal, coming-of-age tale

Since 1937, when the world was first introduced to the demure and pure “Snow White,” in the popular Disney film, the princess genre in popular entertainment has gone through quite … Continue reading San Jose Rep’s ‘The Snow Queen’ tells a universal, coming-of-age tale