Velina Brown

Velina Brown, left, and Marilet Martinez appear in San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls.” (Courtesy Mike@mikemelnyk.com)

Immigrant woes at center of SF Mime Troupe’s ‘Walls’

The San Francisco Mime Troupe’s new outdoor summer musical “Walls” is about…

 

From left, Lisa Hori-Garcia, Rotimi Agbabiaka, Velina Brown and Keiko Shimosato Carreiro are versatile in the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Schooled.” (Courtesy Mike@mikemelnyk.com)

SF Mime Troupe tackles politics of education in ‘Schooled’

Even though the San Francisco Mime Troupe’s 57th season production “Schooled” focuses…

 

Velina Brown and Andrew Nance appear in New Conservatory Theatre Center’s regional premiere of Terrence McNally’s “Mothers and Sons.” (Courtesy Lois Tema)

Velina Brown’s performance lights up NCTC’s ‘Mothers and Sons’

The title of Terrence McNally’s “Mothers and Sons” (now at New Conservatory…

 

From left, Paige Mayes, Clara McDaniel and Tavia Percia appear in the African-American Shakespeare Company’s excellent production of George C. Wolfe’s “The Colored Museum.” (Courtesy Lance Huntley)

‘Colored Museum’ a sharp, spot-on satire

The abundant acting and directing talent on display in African-American Shakespeare Company’s…

From left, Paige Mayes, Clara McDaniel and Tavia Percia appear in the African-American Shakespeare Company’s excellent production of George C. Wolfe’s “The Colored Museum.” (Courtesy Lance Huntley)
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A touching, heartfelt 'Lady and a Woman'

The “lady” of the title in Georgia State University professor and playwright…

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