Review: ‘Caesar Maximus’ (adapted from Shakespeare’s ‘Julius Caesar’) by We Players (*****)

by Charles Kruger We Players is a company that specializes in site specific stagings of classic plays and stories, fully engaging the audience in the action. Such productions are a risky enterprise. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it falters. When it works, however, as in memorable stagings of “Macbeth” in the fog at Fort Point, or […]

Review: ‘Choir Boy’ at Marin Theatre Company (*****)

by Charles Kruger Rating: ***** (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) Black experience, obviously, is human experience and, even in America, where Black lives are inevitably impacted by our nation’s complex racial history, that experience is infinitely varied. To a great extent, though, our public media — popular entertainment and mainstream journalism […]