Author: Georgia Rowe

Wild, wonderful women take charge in ACT’s ‘Men on Boats’

The high points of history have always tended to feature men – which makes “Men on Boats” such an unexpected…

2 weeks ago

Self-realized Nora’s back in ‘Doll’s House, Part 2’

The theater world is filled with slamming doors, but there’s never been an onstage door slammed with the force and…

2 months ago

A family bears riotous times in empathetic ‘Detroit ‘67’

The sounds of guns and tanks supply a gripping soundtrack for “Detroit ’67.” So do the Motown songs that suffuse…

2 months ago

Cal Shakes’ actors bring ‘Henry VI,’ ‘Richard III’ to life

When it comes to Shakespeare’s history plays, “Henry VI” has always been something of an outlier. Theater companies tend to…

3 months ago

‘Sunday in the Park’ colorfully explores meaning of art

Being an artist has never been easy. Consider Georges Seurat, the 19th-century Frenchman who painted the masterpiece “A Sunday Afternoon…

4 months ago

Berkeley’ Rep’s ‘Angels’ righteous and relevant

There’s a poignant sense of déjà vu in the Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s new production of “Angels in America.” There’s also…

7 months ago

Shakespeare’s ‘Timon of Athens’ remarkably timely

“Timon of Athens” is so seldom performed, theatergoers seeing it for the first time in the new Cutting Ball Theater…

7 months ago

‘Vietgone’ a funny, touching immigrant experience tale

Immigration is such a hot-button issue these days, it’s hard to find a play that doesn’t address it as anything…

8 months ago