“The Dresser” requires nothing less than two outstanding actors, and the new San Jose Repertory Theatre production has two of the Bay Area’s finest.James Carpenter and Ken Ruta are featured in Rick Lombardo’s faithful revival of Ronald Harwood’s backstage drama about an aging Shakespearean actor and the dresser who’s spent 16 years serving him.Gloom pervades Lombardo’s production, set in 1942 in a theater near London. Read More
“Black Pearl Sings” tells the story of a key era in American musical history.
Frank Higgins’ play, now making its West Coast premiere in a poignant production at San Jose Repertory Theatre, is set in the 1930s at the moment when blues singers moved from the rural South to the concert halls of the North. Read More