Tag: Bill English

Relationships unravel in SF Playhouse’s ‘You Mean to Do Me Harm’

The personal and political dialogue between and among two interracial couples of Asian-American and Caucasian backgrounds is fast and furious…

2 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

Intriguing ‘Effect’ explores science of human feelings

British playwright Lucy Prebble has achieved the rare feat, in her 2012 four-hander “The Effect,” of writing a play that…

8 months ago

Best of times at SF Playhouse’s ‘La Cage aux Folles’

San Francisco Playhouse has turned its cozy second floor theater into a Saint Tropez nightclub where people of all persuasions…

1 year ago

Personal views reflect political reality in witty ‘Harm’

It’s no small accomplishment to create deeply human characters and personal conflicts that symbolize larger entities and issues. But masterful…

1 year ago

SF Playhouse’s ‘Christians’ takes on trials of modern faith

In the beginning of “The Christians,” the leader of an Evangelical church addresses God directly. “Bring us together,” he intones.…

2 years ago

‘The Nether’ takes intriguing journey through virtual reality

Jennifer Haley’s 2012 award-winner, “The Nether,” is deceptively formulaic at first: In a claustrophobic, nondescript gray room, a terse law…

3 years ago

‘Dogfight’ a sentimental, authentic charmer

A love story with unorthodox, yet real, characters is a rare thing – and “Dogfight” is one of them. San…

3 years ago