Crowded Fire shakes things up (again)

Sep 04

Seems like just yesterday that Crowded Fire Theatre Company announced the departure of founding artistic director Rebecca Novick and the ascension of co-artistic directors (and husband-and-wife) Cassie Beck and Kent Nicholson. Actually, it was more like a year ago. Today the company announced that Beck and Nicholson have “decided to pursue their careers at a...

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Cassie Beck is a winner

May 15

Cassie Beck, local actress and co-artistic director of San Francisco’s Crowded Fire Theatre Company went off to New York to be in Adam Bock’s Drunken City. And what do you know? She won a Theatre World Award for her New York debut! Beck first worked on Bock’s play when it was part TheatreWorks’ New Works Festival (the play was developed as part of the...

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Bock, Beck hit `Drunken City’

Mar 29

The arrival of a new Adam Bock play is always an event. Even though the Canadian playwright decided to forgo the pleasures of life in the Bay Area for the rigors of a New York writer’s existence, we still love him. And as long as he sends us a play every now and then (like The Shaker Chair, a Shotgun Players/Encore Theatre Company production from last year),...

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