Tag: San Francisco Playhouse

‘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…

2 months ago

‘Entomologist’s Love Story’ an affecting look at meeting and mating

“An Entomologist’s Love Story,” Melissa Ross’ world premiere at San Francisco Playhouse, is not the romantic comedy that its title…

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…

6 months ago

SF Playhouse’s funny ‘Born Yesterday’ strikes modern note

As San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English explains in the program for the company’s current production of Garson Kanin’s…

8 months ago

SF Playhouse ‘Barbecue’ a smokin’ satire

The sly playwright Robert O’Hara seems to have multiple intentions in his reality-shifting satire “Barbecue,” now in a wildly entertaining…

12 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

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