Shotgun’s ‘Dry Land’ addresses the ‘fragile and formative’ teen years

With today’s generation of teenagers more connected than ever in the form of social media, the pressures to live up to a fabricated online ideal can be thoroughly treacherous. Specifically, … Continue reading Shotgun’s ‘Dry Land’ addresses the ‘fragile and formative’ teen years

Review: Effectively disjointed ‘Constitution’ by Heidi Schreck enlightens and entertains at Berkeley Rep

There is no denying the charm and disarming nature of Heidi Schreck. She is whip-smart, delightfully funny, but underneath that billowy, sunny demeanor is a life lived, one that has … Continue reading Review: Effectively disjointed ‘Constitution’ by Heidi Schreck enlightens and entertains at Berkeley Rep

Review: Berkeley Rep’s magical ‘Angels in America’ overwhelms, inspires

It is overwhelming to experience the marathon of Tony Kushner’s two-part masterpiece “Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes.” It almost feels like returning to your corner in … Continue reading Review: Berkeley Rep’s magical ‘Angels in America’ overwhelms, inspires

Schreck talks and debates amendments in her show ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ at Berkeley Rep

That pesky 14th Amendment. It’s an amendment that states, in its second section, that only the rights of voting males are protected. Even more problematic, when addressing citizenship, it never … Continue reading Schreck talks and debates amendments in her show ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ at Berkeley Rep

Arabian Shakes explores the icy relations between the U.S. and Iran in world premiere of ‘All the Shah’s Men’ in San Francisco

The United States of America has long prided itself on its democracy. Freedoms, the constitution, and the right to vote are hallmarks of American values built from the founding fathers, … Continue reading Arabian Shakes explores the icy relations between the U.S. and Iran in world premiere of ‘All the Shah’s Men’ in San Francisco