Tag Archives: Susannah Greenwood

REVIEW – A Day in Holywood, A Night in the Ukraine – Palo Alto Players

Low on plot and high on shtick, Palo Alto Players’ production of A Day in Hollywood A Night in the Ukraine, is a truly peculiar, motley mix of old Hollywood tunes and vintage Marx Brothers. While maybe not the most … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Hank Williams: Lost Highway – Douglas Morrison Theatre

The acting ante is certainly being upped as more and more shows about musicians are being produced; shows where it is absolutely essential that the actors expertly play their own instruments. While I’m always in awe of any actor, and … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Violet – Tabard Theatre Company

There’s a miracle worth lining up for at the Theatre on San Pedro Square. It takes the form of a beautifully performed and soulfully written musical called Violet. It is both a whisper and a roar and it proudly shines … Continue reading

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REVIEW- Cirque Dreams Holidaze – Broadway San Jose

Let’s not talk about what Cirque Dreams Holidaze is not (hint: it’s not a manifestation of that other cirque show with a capital C)… let’s talk about what this show is; an absolute sensory overload experience. Example: it’s not enough … Continue reading

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REVIEW – A Weekend with Pablo Picasso – San Jose Stage Company

It is a rare occasion when I find myself believing an actor is in fact the character they are playing. Years of being behind the scenes paired with the frequency of theater that I see has certainly affected my ability … Continue reading

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REVIEW – BIG FISH – PALO ALTO PLAYERS

I am the president (self-appointed as is the norm with many of my titles) of the Whimsy Fan Club. I strongly believe in the magic of stories told largely and from deep within an infinite imagination. I embrace the fanciful, … Continue reading

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REVIEW-Wonder of the World-Douglas Morrisson Theatre

I know I sound like a broken record, but just walking into the Douglas Morrison Theatre is an experience in and of itself. The preset stage in general has a far too underutilized function of telling you EXACTLY what you’re … Continue reading

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