Review: “Wink” in Sebastopol

Feline conspiracy theorists who believe that cats are plotting to take over the world might count playwright Jen Silverman as an ally to their cause with Wink, Silverman’s absurd look at the nature of human transformation… and a vengeful cat.  Sebastopol’s Main Stage West has a production running through June 25.    Sophie (Ilana Niernberger)…

KSRO Interview – “Wink”

My guests on the June 1 Theatre Thursday segment on The Drive with Steve Jaxon on KSRO were director James Pelican and actor John Browning from the Main Stage West production of Wink. Ckick below to listen: ********** Click the graphic below for more information:

KSRO Interview – “Dance Nation”

My guests on the May 26, 2022 Theatre Thursday segment on The Drive with Steve Jaxon on KSRO were Paige Picard and Abbey Lee from the upcoming Left Edge Theatre production of Clare Barron’s Dance Nation. Click below to listen: ********** Click the graphic below for more information :

Review: “A Doll’s House, Part 2” in Novato

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House premiered in 1879 to great controversy. His look at the limitations and restrictions placed on women in a patriarchal society was considered quite scandalous at the time. Many consider it to be the beginning of modern feminist literature, though Ibsen himself denied that. Suffice it to say that…

Review: “The Book of Will” in Healdsburg

William Shakespeare, who wrote a couple of plays, never had one actually published in his lifetime. They existed, often in pieces, in hand-scrawled scripts and in the memories of the actors who performed them. If not for Shakespeare’s friends and colleagues’ efforts to preserve his work for posterity, high school drama students would have a…