Review: ‘The Invisible Hand’ at Marin Theatre Company (****)

by Charles Kruger Playwright Ayad Akhtar is unafraid to explore moral ambiguities which challenge our assumptions.  Pakistani American Ayad Akhtar is a writer with a mission. Through multiple works, he has set himself the task of exploring the contemporary Muslim-American experience. Obviously, such an exploration cannot be limited to experience in the United States or simple […]

‘Waiting for Godot’ at Marin Theatre Company is engaging and funny

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: 3/5 » Recommended) (“Waiting for Godot” plays at Marin Theatre Company from January 24 through February 17.) Arguably, the three most influential plays ever written are Sophocles’ “Oedipus”, Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” and Beckett‘s “Waiting for Godot”. Nothing that follows can escape their shadows. “Oedipus” is the very root of our theatre; “Hamlet” defines […]