by Charles Kruger Last night, September 3rd, I was delighted to have the opportunity to return to the SF Opera for a production of Puccini’s TOSCA, especially as it would be my first opportunity to see tenor Michael Fabiano in his first American performance as Cavaradossi, Tosca’s doomed lover.…Keep reading
Review: ‘Out Of Site Haight Ashbury’: A Performance Driven Queer History Tour from EyeZen Presents (*****)
by Charles Kruger EyeZen Presents specializes in live theatre that tells stories of LGBTQ history around San Francisco. This includes the series of street theatre performances called “OUT Of Site” which are presented as walking tours featuring performances that recreate the LGBTQ history of the neighborhoods being explored. Previous…Keep reading
by Charles Kruger Jeanne Sakata’s eloquent play depicting the personal history of Gordon HIrabayashi, who took his battle against the internment of United States citizens of Japanese descent all the way to the Supreme Court, is excellent political theatre. The title, “Hold These Truths” is telling. It…Keep reading
Yiddish Theatre Ensemble offers a video version of Sholom Asch’s classic of Yiddish theatre, ‘God of Vengeance’
by Charles Kruger Historians of American theatre are well aware of the important contributions of the Yiddish theatre to 20th century American plays and players. The Yiddish theatre, as it thrived in the metropolises of New York and Chicago in the early part of the 20th century was of…Keep reading
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