Theater

Greed is Good, in Dry Powder

Instead of an angel and a devil sitting on either side of…

 

Getting to Know David Henry Hwang and Hillary Clinton in Soft Power

When the Trump administration cedes power on Jan. 20, 2021, David Henry…

 

Soft Power‘s Alyse Alan Louis on Playing Hillary Clinton (Sorta)

It’s a truism in international relations that China will overtake the United…

 

A Walk on the Moon Doesn’t Achieve Lift-Off  

On opening night of the new musical A Walk on the Moon…

Thorns and Bitterness in A Lesson from Aloes

Potted aloe plants crowd Piet (Victor Talmadge) and Gladys (Wendy vanden Heuvel)…

Gettin’ Buggy with An Entomologist’s Love Story

We learn about the mating habits of bees, the praying mantis, and…

All the Real Girls in Dry Land, at Shotgun Players

In the climactic scene of Ruby Rae Spiegel’s Dry Land (at Shotgun Players…

The Tension of the Gun, in Topdog/Underdog at Ubuntu Theater Project

“Booth, sensing someone behind him, whirls around, pulling a gun from his…

His Mind Is a Dangerous Neighborhood: Bob the Drag Queen in Angels in America

Most people don’t make their theater debut in Angels in America: A…

Send Me An Angel, Right Now, at Berkeley Rep

In the 1980s and ’90s, gay men spent hours visiting physicians, hospitals…