Arts: Family Stage

Actor Nate Currier of San Rafael has played many Shakespearean characters over the course of his 26 years of life—Romeo, Laertes, Prospero, Lord Capulet,...

Feature: ‘Abba’cadabra

“I have been a fan of Abba for years, but for a long time I wasn’t sure how to tell people that,” confesses Jon...

Theater: Prime Time

Watching Jordan Harrison’s Marjorie Prime unfold as the final entry in Marin Theatre Company’s (MTC) 2017-2018 season, I was reminded of Winston Churchill’s inability...

Arts: Theater Activism

On Friday, April 20, Marin Theatre Company (MTC) acknowledged the 19th anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting in Colorado, with a casual...

Theater: Zeitgeist

There are many lists of “America’s 10 Best Plays,” but all that I’ve seen agree on one thing: Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman...

Theater: Two Paths

Jonathan Spector’s Eureka Day, onstage at Berkeley’s Aurora Theatre, may not be a play for the ages, but it definitely is a play for...

Theater: Personality Type

New plays and musicals that are in their development stage have always reminded me of infant birds that must remain safely in the nest,...

Theater: Clinical Trial

Two attractive young people have been selected to take part in a clinical trial of a new (and unnamed) anti-depressant drug developed by a...

Theater: Teen Warriors

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re in the middle of a global feminist revolution. On every continent women are demanding equal social and economic...

Theater: Timely Story

In case you haven’t noticed, we are being bombarded daily with increasingly urgent warnings that “civilization” as we know it—meaning the nation/state and all...