Review: ‘The Taming’ by Lauren Gunderson at Marin Shakespeare (***)

by Christine Okon First produced in 2013, “The Taming” mashes up our country’s history and modern sensibilities, à la Broadway’s “Hamilton.” If you think our current political cycle is extreme, wacky, and unpredictable, then Marin Shakespeare’s production of Lauren Gunderson’s farce, “The Taming,” is for you. It makes perfect sense that George Washington and James […]

Review: World premiere of ‘Ada and the Memory Engine’ by Lauren Gunderson, at Central Works (***)

by Barry David Horwitz Rating: *** (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) Ada Byron Lovelace (Katherine Zdan) comes to life gracefully in Lauren Gunderson’s new play about Lord Byron’s daughter, who was an avant-garde mathematical genius, and the Mother of the Algorithm. Gunderson undertakes a difficult task in showing us how a […]

Review: ‘I And You’ at Marin Theatre Company (****)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: ****) (“I And You” plays at Marin Theatre Company from October 10 through November 3, 2013). “Up-and-coming San Francisco playwright Lauren Gunderson” is poised to become known as “significant American playwright Lauren Gunderson” as her reputation is exploding with a feature article in this month’s American Theatre Magazine and multiple major Bay […]