Peter Maradudin

  • Culture

    February 5, 2003

    Good Coin

    ACT brings new life to a well-trodden script

  • Culture

    October 9, 2002

    Foreign Correspondents

    Tom Stoppard's 1978 play reminds us of a time when reporters had access to war zones

  • Culture

    May 1, 2002

    Angels in Afghanistan

    A controversial, uneven, and eerily timely production at the Berkeley Rep

  • Culture

    April 17, 2002

    Smudged Glass

    ACT brings a welcome humor to Tennessee Williams' classic, but it's not enough

  • Culture

    February 27, 2002

    Playing Blue

    A small San Jose company pulls off a sexy, witty romp

  • Culture

    September 25, 1996
  • Culture

    May 1, 1996

    Goodbye, Dolly

    ACT's The Matchmaker too frequently recalls how much better the musical is

  • Culture

    April 17, 1996

    Picks and Pits

    ACT's Cherry Orchard serves up a feast of characters and images; An Inspector Calls is merely a visual feast

  • Culture

    March 13, 1996


    Dark Rapture explores language without involving us dramatically; Slavs! eavesdrops on a nation involved in a deeply searching dialogue

  • Culture

    January 31, 1996


    ACT's The Tempest is tossed by the storm of its spectacular impulses

  • Culture

    December 27, 1995

    Dim Bulb

    ACT's Gaslight leaves audiences in the dark

  • Culture

    November 15, 1995

    Whose Life Is It Anyway?

    A beautifully mounted Ballad of Yachiyo falls short in conjuring the spirit of its title character

  • Culture

    October 25, 1995

    Power Stirring

    ACT's Arcadia enthralls with Tom Stoppard's love of mystery, language, and intellectual puzzles

  • News

    July 26, 1995

    Carey Nation

    As ACT returns to its home at the restored Geary, Artistic Director Carey Perloff stages a coup de theatre for her fourth season

  • Culture

    May 10, 1995

    Bloodless Revenge

    ACT's star-driven Hecuba is balanced, admirable -- and oddly uninvolving

  • Culture

    April 26, 1995

    Moor's Code

    Two versions of Othello point up the drama's difficulties

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