Sarah Nina Hayon

James Carpenter and Ellen McLaughlin play a couple startled by human-sized lizards (Sarah Nina Hayon and Seann Gallagher) in American Conservatory Theater’s “Seascape.” (Courtesy Kevin Berne)

MacKinnon kicks off ACT tenure with Albee’s striking ‘Seascape’

What longtime American Conservatory Theater artistic director Carey Perloff was to British…

 

Joshua Chessin-Yudin and Sarah Nina Hayon play relatives with opposing viewpoints in Golden Thread Productions’ “We Swim, We Talk, We Go to War.” (Courtesy David Allen Studio)

Conflict too cool in Golden Thread’s ‘We Swim, We Talk’

A less poetic but more accurate title for Mona Mansour’s quasi-metatheatrical play…

 

A family from the Philippines living in San Francisco is the subject of Magic Theatre’s premiere “The Gangster of Love.”  (Courtesy Jennifer Reiley)

Epic immigrant story loses focus in Magic’s ‘Gangster of Love’

The most interesting character in “The Gangster of Love,” Jessica Hagedorn’s Magic…

 

Sarah Nina Hayon, left, and Lisa Anne Porter are excellent in Magic Theatre’s “Bright Half Life.” (Courtesy Jennifer Reiley)

Poignant, funny ‘Bright Half Life’

New York playwright Tanya Barfield’s “Bright Half Life,” now in a Magic…

Sarah Nina Hayon, left, and Lisa Anne Porter are excellent in Magic Theatre’s “Bright Half Life.” (Courtesy Jennifer Reiley)