Closing weekend for powerful and timely ‘Richard III’ from African-American Shakes

Director Kirsten Brandt is a few days away from closing her first show with the African-American Shakespeare Company, a production of the vicious classic “Richard III.” And to hear the … Continue reading Closing weekend for powerful and timely ‘Richard III’ from African-American Shakes

Review: San Jose Rep’s ‘Next Fall’ stays with you long after the final curtain

Waiting in a waiting room can be ugly. I did it a few years back with my family, waiting for my father as he underwent a major surgery. Everything about … Continue reading Review: San Jose Rep’s ‘Next Fall’ stays with you long after the final curtain

Gay rights, religion the focus of San Jose Rep’s ‘Next Fall’

Less than three weeks into former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom’s first term in 2004, he made a decision that kick-started a wild and wonderful 29 days in the Bay … Continue reading Gay rights, religion the focus of San Jose Rep’s ‘Next Fall’