Russ Appleyard, Dan Donohue,
British-born monologuist David Cale's characters attach themselves to an audience with tendril-like delicacy, offering cautious invitation to a world both rarefied and familiar.
Veteran writer Reynolds Price serves up an innocuous slice of Southern life with "Full Moon," a 1988 script receiving its first major staging at the American Conservatory Theater.
Also with: Eula Valdez, Maila Gamila, Jackie Aquino, Mia Guitierrez.
This twentysomething road movie ventures off the beaten track for sure, both in literal -- via slick wilderness lensing -- and figurative ways. But coyly experimental aspects will limit exposure to…
The current stateside vogue for 18th-century French playwright Marivaux owes much to opera director Stephen Wadsworth's 1992 "The Triumph of Love" at Princeton's McCarter Theater. Remounted with a…
The turn-of-the-century characters in "We Are Going to America" take two hours to complete just the first leg of their title journey -- from a pogrom-menaced Russian village to the European border…
The acclaim for Sally Potter's "Orlando" and best picture/director Oscar noms for "The Piano" and Jane Campion provide an upbeat background to Behind the Camera, a showcase hosted by the Berkeley…
Provocative questions are raised in Marlane Meyer's new "Why Things Burn," but the haze that settles over their deliberation seems less a matter of ambiguity than authorial confusion. A vivid setup…
A.R.M. Around Moscow" explores a bizarre sidelight of post-Iron Curtain "free trade"-- the market for Eastern brides whose presumed "traditional feminine values" attract Western men uneasy with the…