Tag Archives: Silicon Valley Performing Arts

REVIEW – THE SNOW QUEEN – San Jose Repertory Theatre

While exciting and potentially a great collaborative exercise, producing a new work comes with a lot of pressures and expectations. Even when you’ve lined up the most fabulous of creative teams, breathing life into a previously unproduced piece is really, … Continue reading

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REVIEW – 110 In the Shade – Douglas Morrisson Theatre

I’ve said it many times, but the mood set by the Douglas Morrison Tech team is always a delight. From the moment you walk in to this big, unique space, the set, set dressings and lighting in particular just tell … Continue reading

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REVIEW – GREEN DAY’S AMERICAN IDIOT – BROADWAY SAN JOSE

It was a sad, sad day in my history this week. Please, bow your head in a moment of silence for my youth. Time of death; Tuesday, June 4th, 7:41pm while attending Broadway San Jose’s production of Green Day’s American … Continue reading

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REVIEW- The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus – San Jose Repertory Theatre

A play is like kind of like a recipe. You take some ingredients, you mix them all about, you let it bake, you serve it up and you hope that everyone (whose taste buds are as individual as finger prints) … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Jane Austen’s Persuasion – San Jose Stage

There were two very short periods in my life when I read for pleasure. 8th grade, when a very smart teacher introduced me to the likes of fantasy/sci-fi authors Anne McCaffrey, Piers Anthony, Douglas Adams and Ray Bradbury, and then … Continue reading

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REVIEW- BLUE MAN GROUP – BROADWAY SAN JOSE

Aside from an unexpected and upsetting allergic reaction to Dramamine one time, I’ve never done hallucinogenic drugs, nor do I condone their use, but having seen Blue Man Group, I kinda feel like I know what a good experience with … Continue reading

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REVIEW- I HATE HAMLET – BROADWAY WEST THEATRE COMPANY

If I could make a living laughing, I totally would. If laughing could actually pay the bills, dude, I’d be all over that. I’d be first to claw my way to the front of the line to apply and I’d … Continue reading

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