CalShakes ‘Blithe Spirit’ demonstrates Noel Coward’s talent to amuse

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: 3/5 ยป Recommended) Noel Coward‘s Blithe Spirit is an uncomplicated charmer of a play. Charles Considine is a successful middle-aged writer of mystery novels. He lives a comfortable suburban life in the English countryside with his second wife, Ruth. They are elegant, charming and amusing to watch as they gently and affectionately […]

‘A Steady Rain’ at Marin Theatre Company: Disturbing but unsatisfying

(Charles Kruger) “A Steady Rain” by Keith Huff, produced by Marin Theatre Company. Director: Meredith McDonough. Scenic Designer: Andrew Boyce. Lighting Designer: Lucas Krech. Costume Designer: Maggie Whitaker. Sound Designer: Chris Houston. Denny: Khris Lewi. Joey: Kevin Rolston. (performance attended Thursday, February 7, 2012) The west coast premiere of Chicago playwright (and Mad Men writer) […]