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Sunday, June 9, 2024

“Ghost of King” Rises with Grace & Inspiration—at OTP by K. Marguerite Caronna

Michael Wayne Turner III Resurrects MLK, Writer & Performer by K. Marguerite Caronna The Reverend stands in the shadows, behind an imposing white pulpit on a raised red stage at Oakland …

SOURCE: Theatrius at 03:30PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

“Red Red Red” Sizzles!—at Oakland by K. Marguerite Caronna

Amelio Garcia Tells Passionate Queer Coming Out Tale  by K. Marguerite Caronna There’s no escaping those Greeks. “Red Red Red” is based on Greek scholar Anne Carson’s queer coming o…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 01:56PM
Monday, April 22, 2024

“Returning to Haifa” Reveals War’s Human Suffering—at Golden Thread by K. Marguerite Caronna

Ghassan Kanafani Exposes Endless Pain in Palestine & Israel by K. Marguerite Caronna Golden Thread Productions courageously dedicates their season to Palestine. In its West Coast Premier…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 02:59AM
Sunday, March 10, 2024

“Cost of Living” Reveals High Price of Connecting—at Oakland by K. Marguerite Caronna

Martyna Majok’s Profane, Poetic Play Explores Loss & Redemption by K. Marguerite Caronna Emilie Whelan skillfully conducts a quartet of talented actors in a play of consummate humanity…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 04:04PM
Thursday, November 9, 2023

“The Legend of Georgia McBride”: Sass & Sentiment—at Center REP by K. Marguerite Caronna

Mathew López’s Musical Charts Discovery of Authentic Self by K. Marguerite Caronna Elizabeth Carter directs Center REP’s vibrant rom com, “The Legend of Georgia McBride” with warm-h…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 07:38PM

“Hedwig & The Angry Inch” Highlights Betrayal, Redemption—at Shotgun by K. Marguerite Caronna

Mitchell & Trask’s Rock Musical Transforms Marginalized into Stars by K. Marguerite Caronna Shotgun Theater’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” dazzles with a rocking, electric journey…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 03:59PM
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

“Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus” Wraps Revolution in Giddy Comedy—at OTP by K. Marguerite Caronna

Taylor Mac’s Absurdist Tragedy Faces Despair with Jokes by K. Marguerite Caronna Murder, mayhem, dismemberment, cruelty toward women, all drive Taylor Mac’s answer to Shakespeare’s blo…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 10:20PM
Monday, August 14, 2023

“Mahābhārata” Delights with J Jha’s Inspired Storytelling—at Z Space by K. Marguerite Caronna

Geetha Reddy Joyfully Reclaims an Indian Masterpiece by K. Marguerite Caronna J Jha gives a stellar performance as the storyteller of Mahābhārata, an Indian epic rendered in a mere two hou…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 05:55PM
Friday, July 7, 2023

“BREAKDOWN, A New Musical” Exposes S.F. Secrets—FREE at Parks by K. Marguerite Caronna

S.F. Mime Troupe’s Triumphant Return: Song, Dance, Truth by K. Marguerite Caronna Sometimes it’s not all just happening in your mind. Often, murky social policies lurk behind our deep d…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 03:54PM
Wednesday, June 21, 2023

“Hamlet” Heralds New Look at Violence in Rotten State–at Marin Shakes by K. Marguerite Caronna

Shakespeare’s Tantalizing Tragedy Gets Modern with Jon Tracy by K. Marguerite Caronna Director Jon Tracy manages to cue a lone vulture to circle overhead for Marin Shakes’ “Hamlet” i…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 03:45AM
Sunday, June 11, 2023

“Madame Butterfly” Takes Flight—at S.F. Opera by K. Marguerite Caronna

Puccini’s Opera of Enduring Love Pleases with Musicality & Passion by K. Marguerite Caronna S.F. Opera’s production of Madame Butterfly highlights the familiar story of a woman’s …

SOURCE: Theatrius at 05:02AM
Saturday, June 3, 2023

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Revives Marital Mayhem—at OTP by K. Marguerite Caronna

Edward Albee Peels the Facade of Hypocrisy & Illusion by K. Marguerite Caronna Tolstoy tells us: “Each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Edward Albee’s depiction of an Am…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 05:27PM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

“The Tempest” Shines at Revitalized John Hinkel Park—by Inferno by K. Marguerite Caronna

Shakespeare & Perrone Bring on the Magic & the Clowns by K. Marguerite Caronna A picnic. The Berkeley Hills. Spreading oaks. Theater in the park. Inferno Theatre proudly offers a joy…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 10:23PM
Thursday, April 13, 2023

“HOME”: A Powerful Portrait of U.S. Soldier’s Isolation—at Word4Word by K. Marguerite Caronna

George Saunders Exposes the Costs of War by Karen Marguerite Caronna For its 30th Anniversary year, Word for Word has put George Saunders’ touching short story onstage.  In “HOME,” a …

SOURCE: Theatrius at 04:13AM
Monday, March 6, 2023

“Cambodian Rock Band” Mixes Nostalgic Hits with Terror—at Berkeley Rep by K. Marguerite Caronna

Lauren Yee Showcases Talented Cast in Rock Concert + Tragedy by Karen Caronna Lauren Yee’s “Cambodian Rock Band” musical at Berkeley Rep showcases an amazingly multi-talented cast. Tra…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 12:51AM
Sunday, October 23, 2022

“Quantum Desire” Dances with the Universe—at Inferno Theatre by K. Marguerite Caronna

Giulio Cesare Perrone Launches an Intimate Look into Love   by K. Marguerite Caronna “Quantum Desire” invites us on a journey exploring the intersection of attraction, love, and physic…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 04:15AM

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