Review: ‘Stage Kiss’ at SF Playhouse (****1/2)

by Victor Cordell Rating: ****1/2 (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) Sarah rules! “Stage Kiss” is a Sarah Ruhl love letter to theater, and director Susi Damilano pushes all the right buttons to make it a frothy, enjoyable evening. An unnamed actress (called She in the program) is played with great conviction by […]

Review: ‘Storefront Church’ at SF Playhouse (***1/2)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: ***1/2) (“Storefront Church” plays at San Francisco Playhouse from 11/30/13 through 01/11/14.) “Storefront Church” is the third play in John Patrick Shanley‘s “Church and State” trilogy. “Doubt“, the first play of the series, won Shanley a well-deserved Pulitzer Prize and went on to be made into a critically-acclaimed film starring Maggie Smith and […]