Review: ‘Spell Eternity’ at Quantum Dragon Theatre

by Sean Taylor If you search for “Spell Eternity,” Google will give you the spelling for Eternity. If you make it to the Mojo Theater before May 6, you will be tested in the consequences of eternity. Quantum Dragon Theater’s “Spell Eternity” is your one stop shop for a fun night of fantasy theater backed […]

Review: ‘The Secret of Life’ a world premiere by Indra’s Net Theater (****1/2)

by Charles Kruger Rating: ****1/2 (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) Indra’s Net Theater debuted in 2013, with Michael Frayn’s “Copenhagen,” and followed up in 2014 with the Bay area premiere of “QED” by Peter Parnell and the world premiere of Jennifer Blackmer’s “Delicate Particle Logic,” later that year. Now they offer another world premiere, […]

Review: ‘Slaughterhouse Five’ at Custom Made Theatre Company (**1/2)

(Charles Kruger) (**1/2) (“Slaughterhouse Five” plays at the Gough Street Playhouse through October 12, 2014.) Kurt Vonnegut’s post modern masterpiece, “Slaughterhouse Five”, appears on many lists along the lines of “100 Best Books” of the 20th century. In typically post modern fashion, it tells a story while simultaneously undermining the trustworthiness of the narrator, as […]

Review: ‘Everybody Here Says Hello’ a world premier by Stuart Bousel, presented by Wily West at The Exit Theatre (****1/2)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: ****1/2) (“Everbody Here Says Hello” plays at The Exit Theatre on July 18, 25, and 26 and August 1, 8, 9, and 16, 2014).  Playwright Stuart Bousel displays an impressive grasp of character, an ear for honest dialogue, and a wicked wit in this wonderful piece about a community of attractive young folk, […]