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Theater review: ‘The Creature’ an unbelievably good story

"I am satisfied!" says The Creature as his journey nears an end in Trevor Allen's adaptation of the famous Mary Shelley novel, Frankenstein. And so was I. Very. This production is a through-and-through masterpiece.If it was a bumper car ride at the fair, I'd circle back into line to...

Theater review: ‘Goldfish’ West Coast premiere at Magic Theatre

The Bay Area Premiere of "Goldfish" is a gritty and heart wrenching study by playwright John Kolvenbach into the bonds that unite us as fathers, mothers, sons and daughters and what happens when change threatens them.Leo (Rod Gnapp) is the father to a loving teenage son, Albert (Andrew Pastides)....

In search of Goldfish and Blue Angels

Clint and Loni fight 101 traffic on way to San Francisco in search of Goldfish and Blue Angels, run into 49ers.

ACT’s Brief Encounter extended… again

American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco has a Brit hit on their hands. Brief Encounter which StarkSilverCreek loved (5 out of 5, review) is pleasing audiences across the Bay Area, and has been extended a second time (to October 17), with the addition of seven performances. And no wonder....

Theater review: ‘Brief Encounter’ a masterful composition of classic cinema and theater

Lights, camera, action! The romance of classic cinema—think Humphrey Bogart—married with the immersion of live theatre whisked me off for a brief rendezvous.It started innocently as any other theatre visit to the ACT on opening night; some murmur of excitement is always expected with the rolling out of the...

Theater preview: ‘Brief Encounter’ opens Wed at A.C.T. in San Francisco

The British are coming (again)! This time in Noël Coward's Brief Encounter opening this week at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. The production, a US premiere, is directed and adapted for stage by Emma Rice from Kneehigh Theatre in England. After playing here for about a month,...
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Restaurant Review: Slanted Door San Francisco

My favorite pairing of the Palo Cortado was with the Rib-Eye and the Crispy Imperial Rolls.

Carey Perloff’s Phèdre at Stratford receives glowing review

More Bay Area theater news. Carey Perloff, artistic director at the American Conservatory Theatre (A.C.T.) in San Francisco, has been on the road up North at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada. Her production is Jean Racine's Phèdre. The reviews are starting to come in and it sounds like...