Review: Ross is the boss in stellar ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ at the Curran

Teens these days are more connected to each other than ever before. When they aren’t on Instagram, they are posting stories and maintaining streaks on Snapchat, just seconds away from … Continue reading Review: Ross is the boss in stellar ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ at the Curran

Review: Devastating and powerful ‘Eclipsed’ asks its audience to do one thing

During the tender moments of levity amongst the three women who live in a bullet riddled shanty, laughs are shared and bonding is cemented. And yet, within multiple instances, the … Continue reading Review: Devastating and powerful ‘Eclipsed’ asks its audience to do one thing

Review: A beautiful look at a family in crisis in powerful ‘Fun Home’

Recollections of our parents have everything to do with where we are in our lives. As a parent myself of three girls, ages 12, 10 and five, the experiences of … Continue reading Review: A beautiful look at a family in crisis in powerful ‘Fun Home’

Review: A joyous take on the mystique of ‘Babs’ in ‘Buyer and Cellar’

The young, semi-employed, full-time struggling actor Alex More waits for a customer. Like many hopeful actors who take jobs outside of their field, those with Masters degrees in acting who … Continue reading Review: A joyous take on the mystique of ‘Babs’ in ‘Buyer and Cellar’

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