Category: Theater

Rime of the Ancient Mariner

“The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Poem in Seven Parts By Samuel Taylor Coleridge Directed by Delia MacDougall & Jim Cave Z Space & Word for Word Thursday, September 26, 2019. 7 PM Rhythm: Rime: Response The poem is a…

Arcadia

“Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard Shotgun Players 1901 Ashby Avenue Berkeley, CA November 30, 2018–January 6, 2019 Directed by Patrick Dooley Words, words, words…and ideas. Put on your thinking, listening and historical hats and go see Stoppard’s “Arcadia” now at the…

Wakefield

“Wakefield” – A new play by Brian Thorstenson Choreography/Direction: Erin Mei-Ling Stuart October 5-14, 2018 3435 Caesar Chavez, SF no. 210 Cinematic, Surreal Reality Thorstenson and Stuart have produce a one-of-a-kind dramatic event which captures the imagination through a series of…

“King of Cuba”- Central Works

Central Works Julia Morgan City Club Berkeley, CA July 21, 2018 A serious comedy Cristina Garcia’s novel “King of Cuba” deals with “the intransigencies on both sides of the political divide”(Garcia’s note)…the dictator of Cuba and his exiled enemies. Goya…

Timon of Athens: Cutting Ball Theater

Cutting Ball Theater, San Francisco “Timon of Athens” by William Shakespeare Directed by Rob Melrose April 6-29,2018 Morality for our time Melrose suggests in his program note, that with Timon, “we expire the collision of the wealth of the tech…

Word for Word

“Lucia Berlin: Stories” February 14-March 11, 2018 Z below, 470 Florida St. SF Eleven years after her death, a volume of selected stories by Lucia Brown Berlin, A Manual for Cleaning Women, was published and applauded. Now, Word for Word,…

Ramon & Jessica: Roses are Blue

Anything that comes out of the mouths of Ramon and Jessica results in a feel good high that lasts until morning. Tonight, Ramon (aka Dina Maccabee), Jessica (aka Jesse Olsen Bay) and their all-star a cappella ensemble performed Roses are…