In a society as beauty-obsessed as ours, the fairly simple story that playwright Neil LaBute tells in “Reasons to Be Pretty” rings true in ways that can be discomfiting.
The comic drama, which premiered on Broadway in 2009, is directed here by Susi Damilano in a stellar SF Playhouse production. Both funny and sad, it reveals, in stark relief, the often unattractive vulnerabilities of its all-too-human characters. Read More
Thornton Wilder’s plays are a beguiling mix of everyday Americana and surreal time-bending — not just in classics such as “Our Town,” but in the short works that make up the Aurora Theatre’s “Wilder Times.” Read More