Tag Archives: Silicon Valley Theatre Review

REVIEW – Boom – Renegade Theater Experiment

Mother fucker.  Let me repeat in case you missed it. Mother.  Fucker.  If you’re going to see Boom, presented by Renegade Theater Experiment, you’re going to need to embrace this word. You’re not only going to need to embrace it, … Continue reading

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REVIEW – ONE MAN LORD OF THE RINGS – SAN JOSE REPERTORY THEATRE

Ever see a 5-year-old boy at a birthday party, completely spun out on cake, resisting that root beer sugar crash, racing about with the piñata stick, muttering about dinosaurs and think, “I wonder what that kid is going to be … Continue reading

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REVIEW – LION IN WINTER – SHADY SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

The Lion in Winter is not so much a History lesson as it is a dysfunctional love story, and let’s be frank, if we judge by reality TV, and many of us do whether we admit it or not, who … Continue reading

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REVIEW – THE CLEAN HOUSE – BUS BARN STAGE COMPANY

There are few things I enjoy less than cleaning. The irony is, I love a clean house. There’s no doubt this trite fact played a certain part in my enjoyment of Bus Barn Stage Company’s latest artistic endeavor on the … Continue reading

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REVIEW – MARY POPPINS – BROADWAY SAN JOSE

Broadway San Jose’s Mary Poppins is filled to the brim with sly, sweet, subtle magic as well as plenty of in your face, over the top, technical extravaganzas. Illusion and fun abound in this production and honestly, you’ll want to … Continue reading

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REVIEW – THE UNDERSTUDY- SAN JOSE REP

I wasn’t sure at all what I was in for when I sat down for The Understudy at the San Jose Rep. I’ve not raved about the last few productions I’ve seen there and I’m not a fan of the … Continue reading

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REVIEW – THANKS FOR PLAYING, THE GAME SHOW, SHOW – THE RETRO DOME

If you looked at any one aspect of the Retro Dome’s play Thanks for Playing the Game Show, Show, there’s no doubt you’d like what you saw. Great talent, wonderful ly colorful sets and lights, fantastic costumes, humor, heart, audience participation, … Continue reading

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REVIEW – In the Heights – Broadway San Jose

After seeing In the Heights last night, I woke up thinking it was Saturday. It was seriously as if those amazing 2 ½ hours on a Tuesday had a little chat with Wed –Friday and said, “You only wish you … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW – Dial M for Murder – SANTA CLARA PLAYERS

Nothing beats a night of murder, unless, of course, it’s a night of conspiracy and murder. That’s just what Santa Clara Players presents in their production of Dial M for Murder. This clever show has all the twists and turns … Continue reading

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PREVIEW- INTERVIEW- DANE AGOSTINIS – THE BEAST – BEAUTY & THE BEAST – BROADWAY SAN JOSE

Monday. Sigh. Although I know it will be nearly impossible to accept, admittedly, on occasion, even a Princess, such as myself, has been know to act the beast on a Monday. It’s as if I’m under a spell. This got me thinking … Continue reading

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