Tag: Lauren English

‘Good. Better. Best. Bested.’ a wild and whimsical Las Vegas-set comedy

Don’t worry about the awkward title. Jonathan Spector’s “Good. Better. Best. Bested.,” developed in his own Berkeley company Just Theater…

3 months ago

Mesmerizing ‘Zenith’ digs into a shocking family tragedy

“Zenith” begins shockingly, as a woman in a car suddenly takes her hands off the steering wheel and throws them…

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

‘Baltimore Waltz’ gets a little too wacky

Play endings are notoriously hard to write. But in director Jonathan Moscone’s production of Paula Vogel’s bittersweet 1990 drama “The…

1 year ago

Adult characters fare best in SF Playhouse’s ‘1 2 3’

The kids are not all right in East Coast playwright Lila Rose Kaplan’s world premiere, “1 2 3,” part of…

3 years ago

'Grounded' doesn't take off

In George Brant's latest play, the one-woman, lyrical drama "Grounded," an F-16 fighter pilot is re-assigned to the despised "Chair…

5 years ago