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Tennessee Williams, fast & louche

Tennessee Williams, fast & louche

By Jim Gladstone

"The Gentleman Caller," a toothsome morsel at NCTC, is playwright Philip Dawkins' booze-soaked bonbon of a two-hander.

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By Jim Gladstone | April 23, 2019

Joshua Harmon has seen his share of romantic comedies. "You often have this gay sidekick to the female lead who will come into a scene, say something funny or supportive, then disappear for a while."

By Jim Gladstone | April 23, 2019

In the national touring production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" now playing at the Golden Gate Theatre, there isn't anything the Candy Man can do to compensate for the Vegetable Woman.


By Release from our beloved client | April 17, 2019

Breaking news from our long-term client and San Francisco institution, Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon

By Jim Gladstone | April 16, 2019

"It's been a while now, but I really stumbled into the world of musical theater," says Broadway star Joshua Henry, who plays the Bay Area Cabaret series at the Venetian Room on April 28.


By Brian Bromberger | April 16, 2019

In his new memoir, gay actor Andrew Rannells tells the contemporary Candide-like adventure of a Midwestern boy relocating to New York City to fulfill his dream of being on a Broadway stage.

By Jim Gladstone | April 9, 2019

"The Jungle," now at the Curran theater, is a flight simulator: It places you amidst the mass migration of thousands of refugees fleeing poverty, misogyny, terrorism and religious fanaticism.


By Jim Gladstone | April 9, 2019

The piquant relationship and tart-tongued dialogue between its two cantankerous septuagenarian characters is the most appealing aspect of "In Old Age," Mfoniso Udofia's latest installment of her "Ufot Cycle."

By Jim Gladstone | April 9, 2019

There's a terrific 45-minute show to be excavated from the two hours of material in "Time Sensitive," a good-humored takedown of contemporary capitalism's devotion to acceleration.


By Jim Gladstone | April 2, 2019

Ira Levin's twisty self-referential thriller "Deathtrap," now in a Theatre Rhinoceros production at the Gateway Theatre, is one of the most commercially successful plays of all time.

By Jim Gladstone | April 2, 2019

"Home," the virtually wordless movement theater piece now at the Berkeley Rep, takes isual and descriptive power and brings it to life in stunning four-dimensional form.


By Jim Gladstone | April 2, 2019

"Kill The Debbie Downers! Kill Them! Kill Them! Kill Them Off!" is the attention-grabbing but overlong title of the attention-worthy but overstretched performance now being staged by Berkeley's Shotgun Players.

By John F. Karr | April 2, 2019

Monday night is not a usual night to step out and see a show. Which means we'll all be free to meet up at the Oasis on Mon., April 8, to see Charles Busch in his brand-new cabaret act.


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