John Fisher

From left, David Tuttle, Rudy Guerrero, Charles Peoples III, Kim Larsen and Morgan Lange appear in Theatre Rhino’s “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.” (Courtesy David Wilson)

Theatre Rhino costume crew dazzles in ‘Priscilla’

The program for Theatre Rhino’s “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert The Musical,”…

 

John Fisher, left, and Jeremy Cole appear in Theatre Rhino’s “The Normal Heart.” (Courtesy David Wilson)

‘Normal Heart’ a telling tale about 1981 fight against AIDS

Set more than 30 years ago during the early days of the…

 

From left, John Fisher, Kevin Copps and Daniel Chung appear in “Flim Flam.” (Courtesy David Wilson)

Theatre Rhino’s ‘Flim-Flam’ a wild ride

Theatre Rhino actor-director-writer John Fisher calls his world premiere “Flim Flam” onstage…

 

The A’s desperately need to move away from the Coliseum. With a new president, they might be finally moving in the right direction. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New A’s president steps in as face of Oakland stadium search

OAKLAND — The hallmark of Dave Kaval’s tenure as the president of…

The A’s desperately need to move away from the Coliseum. With a new president, they might be finally moving in the right direction. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Bay Bridge Series: This dud’s for you, baseball fans. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Bay Bridge Series reminds us what’s wrong with baseball

Baseball Fever. Forget It. This is the week of the Bay Bridge…

The Bay Bridge Series: This dud’s for you, baseball fans. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
John Fisher wrote, directed and plays multiple roles in Theatre Rhinoceros’ “Shakespeare Goes to War.” (Courtesy David Wilson)

Weighty themes diluted in ‘Shakespeare Goes to War’

“Art must always be dangerous,” a theater-loving German POW camp commander tells…

John Fisher wrote, directed and plays multiple roles in Theatre Rhinoceros’ “Shakespeare Goes to War.” (Courtesy David Wilson)
Jae C. Hong/AP PhotoFormer Oakland Athletics superstars Yoenis Cespedes

Dickey: Ownership, not Beane, always deserves blame for A's demise

Most of the A's problems this season have come because it's difficult…

Jae C. Hong/AP PhotoFormer Oakland Athletics superstars Yoenis Cespedes
COURTESY DAVID WILSONFrom left

Theatre Rhino camps it up with ‘Battle of Midway’

If you’re wondering why a gay theater would present a musical about…

COURTESY DAVID WILSONFrom left
Courtesy PhotoRoommates: Robert Kittler

‘Slugs and Kicks’ falls flat despite its charms

There’s an undeniable charm to Theatre Rhinoceros artistic director John Fisher’s latest…

Courtesy PhotoRoommates: Robert Kittler
Courtesy photoMother and son: Tamar Cohn

‘100 Saints’ sensitively mines human condition

The characters in Kate Fodor’s 2007 play “100 Saints You Should Know”…

Courtesy photoMother and son: Tamar Cohn
Courtesy photoFine dining: Soren Oliver and Molly Benson are terrific in “Sorry Fugu

‘Food Stories’ serves up pure pleasure

When comically gifted director John Fisher, the exquisite Word for Word ensemble…

Courtesy photoFine dining: Soren Oliver and Molly Benson are terrific in “Sorry Fugu
Courtesy photoTroubled siblings: Ryan Tasker and Alexandra Creighton appear in Theatre Rhinoceros’ production of Tennessee Williams’ “The Two-Character Play.”

Only two characters, but still convoluted

Watching Tennessee Williams’ poetically nonrealistic “The Two-Character Play,” which he wrote and…

Courtesy photoTroubled siblings: Ryan Tasker and Alexandra Creighton appear in Theatre Rhinoceros’ production of Tennessee Williams’ “The Two-Character Play.”