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: ‘In Love and Warcraft’ — A Bay Area Premiere by Custom Made (****1/2)

(Charles Kruger) Rating: ****1/2   Madhuri Shekar is an up-and-coming LA-based playwright whose work has received enthusiastic notices. CustomMade Theatre has made an excellent choice in choosing to present the bay area premiere of her charming, twisty, romantic comedy, “In Love and Warcraft.” Nerdy but attractive Evie (the delightful Monica Ho) is not only a virgin, but […]