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
Review: Debut streamed performance of ‘[hieroglyph]’ by Erika Dickerson-Despenza filmed live at SF Playhouse (*****)
by Charles Kruger Erika Dickerson-Despenza, an up-and-coming playwright with impressive credits, makes her West Coast debut with a brilliant new play about the devestating impact on Black girls of events such as the botched response to Hurrican Katrina and the violence of inner city life. Directed by Margo Hall…Keep reading
by Charles Kruger Who is Hershey Felder? An extraordinary artist with a unique specialty. Reading about him, one is tempted to conclude he must be a character in a romantic novel. Who could live such a life? But Mr. Felder is very real and very prolific. And what does…Keep reading
Review: ‘Hick: A Love Story: The Romance of Lorena Hickock & Eleanor Roosevelt’ presented Online By The Exit Theatre (****1/2)
by Charles Kruger Terry Baum, lesbian feminist theatre activist, has long been fighting the good fight, ever since (and before) founding Lilith, a woman’s theatre collective, in San Francisco in 1974. Previously, she’d been a personal aid to the great Bella Abzug in her Congressional campaign in 1972. Baum…Keep reading
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