Gomez’ ‘Spanking Machine’ is ready to become unexpected number 13

Playright, performer and comedian Marga Gomez never planned to write a 13th solo show. No, seriously. That was never the plan. Gomez is as gregarious as she is busy, constantly moving … Continue reading Gomez’ ‘Spanking Machine’ is ready to become unexpected number 13

NYC Review Roundup: Scintillating ‘Slave Play,’ the cruel world of Hades and sexy ‘Oklahoma!’

I was in New York in November for the annual American Theatre Critics Association conference, where I saw six shows in three days, a mix of Broadway and off-Broadway. The … Continue reading NYC Review Roundup: Scintillating ‘Slave Play,’ the cruel world of Hades and sexy ‘Oklahoma!’

August Color Capsules: Marga is funny, Queer Cats and supporting women’s theatre

I’m going to try something out. One of the things I enjoy most about running this site is the ability I have to amplify works from artists of color. I … Continue reading August Color Capsules: Marga is funny, Queer Cats and supporting women’s theatre

On love and polaroids: Gomez’ solo show moves to The Marsh in Berkeley

Ask solo performer and comedienne Marga Gomez about her love life, and she’ll pull no punches. At present, Gomez is three years out of her last relationship, which she says … Continue reading On love and polaroids: Gomez’ solo show moves to The Marsh in Berkeley