Review: ‘Richard III’ at Marin Shakespeare (**1/2)

by Charles Kruger Rating: **1/2 (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) What matters most with Shakespeare is the language, right? In the current production of “Richard III” at Marin Shakespeare Company, the language is handled very well, indeed. Spoken with clear diction, and easy-to-understand meaning, the care with which director Robert Currier […]

Review: World Premiere of ‘Recipe’ by Michael Gene Sullivan at Central Works (***)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: ***) (“Recipe” plays at Central Works in The Berkeley City Club October 18 through November 23, 2014.) Michael Gene Sullivan is resident playwright for the beloved San Francisco Mime Troupe, whose politically driven, unabashedly goofy agit-prop theatricals have been a Bay Area tradition since 1959 — an astonishing run of more than […]