Review: Oakland Theater Project’s powerful ‘sAiNt jOaN (burn/burn/burn)’ tasks children to correct the scorched earth they inherit

The moments of eeriness begin in earnest before others enter, a teenager who stands in the center of the room, doing everything possible to not pull focus, which makes the … Continue reading Review: Oakland Theater Project’s powerful ‘sAiNt jOaN (burn/burn/burn)’ tasks children to correct the scorched earth they inherit

Ramirez removes the cloak of homeless invisibility in Ubuntu’s ‘Down Here Below’

Invisibility. It’s a world that homeless people live in constantly. As many stand on a street corner or a turning island, their eyes yearn for a connection, hopeful that a … Continue reading Ramirez removes the cloak of homeless invisibility in Ubuntu’s ‘Down Here Below’

Review: A fresh ‘Streetcar’ by Ubuntu is magnificent from the first note

The tension between them is palpable. The first time Stanley Kowalski comes across his enigmatic sister-in-law Blanche DuBois, he studies her up and down, quietly dissecting her every move. There … Continue reading Review: A fresh ‘Streetcar’ by Ubuntu is magnificent from the first note