Review: San Jose Stage’s bloody ‘Lieutenant of Inishmore’ turns black comedy red

There is nothing Mad Padraic does that’s not loaded with passion. It’s one of the joys of the 2001 Tony-nominated Martin McDonagh play “The Lieutenant of Inishmore,” now running through Oct. 21st at San Jose Stage. Take … Continue reading Review: San Jose Stage’s bloody ‘Lieutenant of Inishmore’ turns black comedy red

Review: San Jose Stage’s strong ‘Fool for Love’ is grimy and guttural

The relationship between Eddie and May is a disaster. Toxicity and tequila oozes through them like a vicious, running stream, and when they kiss, their lips don’t just meet. Their … Continue reading Review: San Jose Stage’s strong ‘Fool for Love’ is grimy and guttural

Review: It doesn’t get much funner than San Jose Stage’s highly-skilled ‘Avenger’

Watching San Jose Stage’s phenomenal production of “The Toxic Avenger” has all the joy of getting a root canal. That is, if getting a root canal is your favorite way … Continue reading Review: It doesn’t get much funner than San Jose Stage’s highly-skilled ‘Avenger’