Jeff Garret is probably too old to play Tilden, the most fragile character in Buried Child, now at the Boxcar Playhouse under the direction of Rebecca Longworth. Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning script calls for an actor who looks to be in his late 40s. But Garret and Scott Phillips, who plays T ... More >>
A Q & A with a historic theater's new chief.
Stanley Kubrick was a genius. And a prick.
ASD theater expert Chloe Veltman brings back the highlights from a recent talk with creepy, yet famed SF director Robert Woodruff, who seems a bit mad, and way cooler than all of our drama teachers in high school. Favorite quote: JM: What do you think of the idea that poverty makes for good art? ... More >>
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