To say that war is hell is to speak a cliché, but to say that war is poetry sounds intriguing. Until, of course, you stop to think and realize that some of the oldest extant literature is actually poetry about war…
Reliving 130 years’ family history of slavery in one night is a heady proposition, but Lewis proves he’s up to the challenge despite his misgivings. MOXIE Theatre’s excellent ‘Blue Door’ is pulling for him all the way.
Following a matinee performance of Bad Jews at the Cygnet Theatre, an audience member said something along the lines of “I could have seen that show for free in my own house.” That should be an indication of how close to home Joshua Harmon’s script is hitting for some theatregoers.
Master pianist and thespian Hershey Felder opened his latest composer incarnation, “Our Great Tchaikovsky” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre. A splendid mix of sumptuous music, well-researched history and even a dash of controversial contemporary politics . . .
Most science fiction narratives revolve around plots and events that have never occurred, or been imagined, prior to that point in time. Part of the fun of these tales is that storytellers come up with creative and fantastic scenarios.