Review: ‘I Am My Own Wife’ by Ubuntu Theatre Project (****)

by Victor Cordell Rating: **** (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.)   Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, née Lothar Berfelde, was an East Berlin transvestite who survived murderous Nazis, the devastation of World War II, and the repressive communist regime with Stasi secret police informers everywhere. Through it all, she operated an antique store, curated […]

Review: ‘Standing on Ceremony—The Gay Marriage Plays’ at New Conservatory Theatre Center (***)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: ***) (“Standing On Ceremony—The Gay Marriage Plays” continues at New Conservatory Theatre Center through April 27, 2014.) With gay marriage increasingly legal and even commonplace in some communities, it is no surprise that New Conservatory Theatre Center, one of San Francisco’s premiere theatre organizations for the gay community, would want to address […]