Tag: Danny Scheie

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 weeks ago

Daniel Handler’s ‘Dead Rabbit’ an absurdist delight at Berkeley Rep

“I am the ghost of the dead rabbit!” proclaims an earnest actor in a goofy, long-eared rabbit mask (the inimitable…

11 months ago

Many great moments in ‘Great Moment’ at Z Space

The making of a great 90 minutes was pretty much guaranteed in this case: Z Space playwright-in-residence Peter Sinn Nachtrieb…

1 year ago

Ravishing Danny Scheie guides ‘A Tour’ like no other

Playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb has hilariously fulfilled his promise to use every double entendre he could come up with in…

2 years ago

Z Space premieres a ‘House Tour’ to end all tours

The nature of shame, the power that perhaps can be found in not being “normal,” and gay culture assimilating into…

2 years ago

‘Monster-Builder’ a raucous romp about art and architecture

There’s a moment in Aurora Theatre Company’s production of “The Monster-Builder” in which the title character – one of the…

3 years ago

Cal Shakes stages wild, wonderful ‘Irma Vep’

The weather was clear and balmy for last weekend’s opening of “The Mystery of Irma Vep.” Onstage, though, it was…

3 years ago