by Charles Kruger Closes This Weekend! Just Two More Performances! In Marga Gomez’s memoir monologue, it seems that when it comes to life, we all spank and get spanked. Sometimes it’s on purpose, sometimes it’s by accident, sometimes it’s a mystery, and sometimes a mistake. But spanked we will…Keep reading
Review: ‘Bacchae Before’ a dance adaption of Anne Carson’s translation of “The Bacchae” by Euripides (*****)
by Charles Kruger Hope Mohr Dance Company’s adaptation of Anne Carson’s translation of “The Bacchae” is a resounding success, bringing into a modern context the ancient story of how Dionysus, son of Zeus, demands that he be worshipped as a god. When Pentheus, King of Thebes (and Dionysus’ cousin)…Keep reading
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
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