Review: ‘The Rules,’ a world premiere by Dipika Guha presented by San Francisco Playhouse at the Creativity Theater (***)

by Christine Okon If we always adhere to “the rules” of romance, do we risk losing ourselves?  Before Dipika Guha’s play “The Rules” begins, we sit under a rack of light and flowing dresses hanging high overhead like banners of textbook femininity, matched by the shabby chic décor of a quaint love seat and chairs, […]

African American Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’ is exciting and easy to understand

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: 4/5 Stars » Highly Recommended) Were you bored by Shakespeare in middle school? Is Julius Caesar a painful memory? African American Shakespeare Company has the cure in their current excellent production of Shakespeare’s masterpiece of politics and conspiracy. Setting the play in a contemporary, if unspecified, African context and speaking the verse […]