Marin reveals crystaline Glass Menagerie

Nov 30

Marin reveals crystaline <i>Glass Menagerie</i>

Tennessee Williams' first brilliant move was to let everyone off the hook – himself included. By alerting the audience that The Glass Menagerie is a memory play, he removes it from reality (or not) and lets the creative team and the audience make their own accommodations as to what is memory, what is fact and what is flight of artistic fancy. In other words, you can try to get away with just about anything because it's all a memory, right?

Marin Theatre Company's production of Menagerie doesn't stray too far from tradition, but director Jasson Minadakis definitely puts his own spin on the 1944 classic and gets some marvelous performances from his cast.

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Director/sound designer stages `The Redeemer’ between your ears

Nov 05

Norman Kern’s soothing voice tells you what to do: “Sit back, let your ears become your eyes and enjoy our play.” So begins celebrated Bay Area sound designer Kern’s latest project: the audio play The Redeemer, now available as a two-disc set, the first release from Kern’s Crazy Dream Sound Productions. The Martinez-based Kern, who...

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