SF Playhouse: Annie Baker’s ‘The Aliens’ is a masterpiece and not to be missed

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: 5/5 Stars » Outstanding) Annie Baker‘s reputation is growing by leaps and bounds. A month ago, Aurora Theatre brought Ms. Baker’s work to the Bay area for the first time with an excellent production of Body Awareness. Currently, we have the even more excellent The Aliens at San Francisco Playhouse. When this play premiered in […]

Tony Kushner’s ‘A Bright Room Called Day’: Gripping theatre at CustomMade

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: 4/5 Stars » Highly Recommended) Tony Kushner, most famous for Angels In America, is our most politically engaged major playwright. He is unafraid to paint on a wide historical canvas, showing us characters whose lives are intimately connected with their politics. What other American playwright will get at our emotions with a group […]