Joy Carlin

‘Marjorie Prime’ provocatively mixes sci-fi, family drama

An elderly mother, Marjorie, has early-stage dementia. What does she remember, what…

 

Aurora begins 25th season with ‘Dear Master’ revival

Twenty-five years ago, a new company emerged on the Bay Area theater…

 

‘The Gathering’ is sincere, but dated

Sometimes a new play is perfectly suited to its time and place,…

 

‘How and Why’ explores issues of biology, and much more

Nature and nurture are in conflict in “The How and the Why”…

Family trauma, Irish troubles come to light in ‘Beauty Queen’

The Irish troubles begin at home in “The Beauty Queen of Leenane.” …

Family drama ‘Our Practical Heaven’ doesn’t lift off

Bird-watching isn’t the only tie that binds the six women of “Our…