Review: Tennessee females rule in San Jose Stage’s ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

Brick and Maggie both take up space in the sweltering static bedroom that resides within the Mississippi Delta, satin sheets adorning the soft mattress that have gone unused by the … Continue reading Review: Tennessee females rule in San Jose Stage’s ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

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

San Jose Stage’s King gears up for iconic role in ‘Death of a Salesman’

There are certain actors who, if their careers last long enough, find themselves in the throes of a specific pantheon of roles when reaching a certain age. Characters like Hamlet … Continue reading San Jose Stage’s King gears up for iconic role in ‘Death of a Salesman’

Review: Warmth of original film captured in SJ Stage’s production of ‘Wonderful Life’

It is not hard to figure out what is so appealing about Frank Capra’s 1946 holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life.” It was a film I saw sparingly over my … Continue reading Review: Warmth of original film captured in SJ Stage’s production of ‘Wonderful Life’