“Trust the process” is the theme of many successful projects. In the case of Chance Theater’s productions of The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later, that theme might be revised to read, “Trust the process; trust the text.”
In ” References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot” playwright José Rivera has imagined that logic and emotion are at war. The war reference is both literal and figurative, and it makes for a not-entirely satisfying evening.
San Diego REP director Sam Woodhouse has taken a world premiere play that could only be performed in San Diego and done his best to dress it up and make it interesting. Even if you don’t love jazz, the music will move you. Let it.
In order for any interpretation of The Odd Couple to work, there needs to be strong chemistry between the two main leads. Fortunately, the stars of North Coast Repertory Theatre’s production of Neil Simon’s legendary comedy have that in spades.
The famous housemaid, Mammy (Yolanda Franklin), from Gone With the Wind is the comedic star of the current show playing at the Diversionary Theatre. However, you wouldn’t guess that based on the title of the play she is featured in, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler. After shooting herself in the head, Hedda Gabler (Jacque […]
Damien, playing through May 5 at Lamb’s Players Theatre’s Coronado facility, reaches back to the company’s roots. Written by Aldyth Morris, the plot follows a number of conventions of Christian drama (and, truth be told, drama of all sorts): set up the hero as cantankerous, high-minded, and always fighting the establishment, and let the story play out in a way that insures the audience will realize that it is the hero’s faith that makes him a hero.