Review: Bay area premiere of ‘Marjorie Prime’ at Marin Theatre Company (*****)

by Charles Kruger Jordan Harrison (author of “Maple and Vine” and  other exceptional plays) achieves the remarkable with “Marjorie Prime,” a rare sort of play that hits every mark: it is entertaining, has intellectual depth both philosophically and as social comment, and takes us on an empathic emotional ride with characters worth caring about. And […]

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 […]