There will certainly be a group of audience members who will attend American Conservatory Theater’s production of “Wakey, Wakey” and heap it with praise. The production is loaded with quirky … Continue reading Review: Hale’s charm not enough for confounding ‘Wakey, Wakey’ at A.C.T.
Eugene Ionesco might not have been thinking of mind-numbing dances like the Macarena or the Floss when he penned his great play “Rhinoceros” in 1959. But that one moment, when … Continue reading Review: A.C.T.’s powerful ‘Rhinoceros’ warns of the dangers of conformity
It is truly hard to pinpoint what exactly makes the American Conservatory Theater production of “Weightless” so beautiful, so majestic. It takes a hint of time at the onset to … Continue reading Review: Celestial beauty abounds in A.C.T.’s grand ‘Weightless’
Like so many artists who marry, musicians Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses met, made beautiful music together, fell in love as a result, and are now creating shows all over … Continue reading For the Kilbanes, A.C.T.’s ‘Weightless’ is a marriage made in music heaven
Another rapid-fire year has come and gone. In terms of theatre stuff, it feels so cliché to note how this year was one of the best on our Bay Area … Continue reading The Drama Guy’s top 10 of ’18
Ethel Merman is widely known as the first lady of the Broadway musical. But to Irving Berlin, she might have been known as something a little less kind. Merman was … Continue reading The legend of Merman the focus of A.C.T.’s ‘Call Me Miss Bird’s Eye’