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 […]

Bus Barn Stage Company’s ‘Doubt, A Parable’ will surely make you think

(Charles Kruger) “Doubt, A Parable” by John Patrick Shanley, produced by Bus Barn Stage Company. Director: Virginia Drake. Scenic Designer: Ron Gasparinetti. Costume Designer: Barbara J. Cannon. Lighting Designer: Nick Kumamoto. Sound Designer: Chris Enni.  Father Brendan Flynn: Geoff Fiorito. Sister Aloysius Beauvier: Diane Tasca. Sister James: Melinda Marks. Mrs. Muller: Michelle Ianiro. (production attended […]

ACTOR’S THEATRE OF SAN FRANCISCO PRESENTS “SAVAGE IN LIMBO”: A SECOND STRING PLAY WITH FIRST STRING ACTING

(Charles Kruger) “Savage In Limbo” by John Patrick Shanley, presented by Actor’s Theatre of San Francisco. Director: Carole Robinson. Assistant Director: Kevin Daniels. Creative Consultant: Christian Phillips. Production Coordinator: Monique Flambures. Stage Managers: Monique Flambures, Kevin Daniels. Set Design: Biz Duncan. Light Design: Rachel Klyce. Sound Design: James Baldock. Technicians: James Baldock and Merri Gordon. […]