Review: ‘The Anarchist’ at Theatre Rhinoceros (**1/2)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: **1/2) (“The Anarchist” by David Mamet plays at the Eureka Theatre through January 17, 2015). Theatre Rhinoceros has given David Mamet‘s two-hander,  “The Anarchist”, a carefully considered, well acted west coast premiere. John Fisher’s direction is precise and intelligent, and the two actresses (Velina Brown and Tamar Cohn) have served the text well. […]

“Glengarry Glen Ross”: David Mamet’s brilliant portrait of businessmen as crooks

(Charles Kruger) “Glengarry Glen Ross” by David Mamet, produced by the Actors Theatre of San Francisco. Director: Keith Phillips. Assistant Director: Tiffany Mitchell. Technical Director: James Baldock. Set: Biz Duncan. Lights: Rachel Klyce. Costumes: Carole Robinson. Shelly Levene: John Krause. John Williamson: Frank Willey. Dave Moss: Mark Bird. George Aaronow: Sean Hallinan. James Lingk: Randy […]

DAVID MAMET’S “AMERICAN BUFFALO” IS A CLASSIC COMEDY DONE TO A PERFECT TURN BY ACTORS’ THEATRE OF SAN FRANCISCO

Actors’ Theatre of San Francisco’s revival of David Mamet‘s American Buffalo is a brilliantly directed, brilliantly acted production of a great classic of American playwriting. Few plays in our theatrical history have hit with the impact of Mamet’s American Buffalo which was born in Chicago in 1975 and exploded on Broadway two years later. Many audiences and […]