Review: ‘Whale’s Wake’ at Ragged Wing Ensemble (****)

by Charles Kruger Rating: ***** (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) San Francisco theatre goers are fortunate in having many choices: we can see touring Broadway shows at traditional houses, mainstream productions by distinguished regional theatres, home grown experts in musical comedy, and — PRAISE DIONYSUS!— experimental work by a number of […]

Review: ‘BirdHeart’ at Z Space Below (****)

by Christine Okon Rating: **** (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) “Birdheart” has the simplest of beginnings: a single egg lit warmly on a table covered with sand. Lovely, evocative, uncomplicated string music fills the room. We hear the sound of gentle waves lapping a shore. We watch intently, not knowing what to expect. Soon, […]