Robert Sokol

‘American Psycho’ the musical stands tall in shallow ground

Ray of Light production is a guilty pleasure and thrill-ride

Melissa Errico celebrates a Legrand night for singing

Broadway vocalist, composer were ‘friends and conspirators’

Ancient poem becomes modern musical in ‘Weightless’

Kilbanes’ innovative rock opera onstage at ACT’s Strand

‘Chocolate Factory’ producer holds golden ticket for screen-to-stage musicals

Show based on Roald Dahl’s classic a case of evolution

‘Vanity Fair’ performer balances acting and activism

Prosthetic leg doesn’t hold Anthony Michael Lopez back

Director shifts smoothly from the palace to ‘The Jungle’

Justin Martin takes on royals, immigrants in recent projects

‘Falsettos’ hits high notes for chosen family values

Creating a chosen family is a concept that blends well with progressive…

‘Black Eagles’ tells sadly timely Tuskegee Airmen story

Injustice is a fertile seed for good drama. So is aspiration. Both…

‘Working is the best thing’ for Chita Rivera

By the time most people see their 80s, thoughts of work are…

Laughs abound in NCTC’s ‘Steve’

Meet Steven (Greg Ayers), a quip-prone, middle-aged gay man with middle-aged angst…

Yee’s ‘Great Leap’ mixes hoops and hopes at ACT

Politics, culture clashes and generational divides are recurring themes for playwright Lauren…

‘Great Leap’ mixes hoops and hopes at ACT

Politics, culture clashes and generational divides are recurring themes for playwright Lauren…

Steves and laughs abound in NCTC’s ‘Steve’

Meet Steven (Greg Ayers), a quip-prone, middle-aged gay man with middle-aged angst…

‘Marie and Rosetta’ explores power of music, friendship

It’s always a pleasure to discover new talent, and that pleasure is…

A hugely entertaining rock centers ‘Come From Away’

Dismiss all thoughts of Dwayne Johnson or Alcatraz the next time you…

Nothing lands in ‘Miss Saigon’ including the helicopter

Slickly produced and soullessly executed, “Miss Saigon” has constructed her helipad at…

‘Red Scare’ at NCTC needs fine tuning

In his opening night speech, Ed Decker, artistic director at New Conservatory…

Matthew Morrison kicks off Bay Area Cabaret’s 15th season

It’s early in the day when Matthew Morrison comes to the phone…

The music is gonna get you ‘On Your Feet’

There’s a conga line of late-bloomer-Boomer-era song stylists like the Temptations (“Ain’t…

TheatreWorks’ ‘Finks’ winks at history but blinks at drama

Given the feckless state of current congressional committees, a look back into…