Review: `Tir na nOg’

Mar 02

Opened March 1, 2008, Magic Theatre Edna O’Brien’s novel-turned-play lacks dramatic fire two stars Page-to-stage misfire In many ways, Edna O’Brien’s Tir na nOg (Land of Youth) feels like a Word for Word production gone wrong. Word for Word is the tremendously successful group that turns works of fiction into works of theater without changing...

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Magic announces new season

May 07

San Francisco’s Magic Theatre, currently celebrating its 40th anniversary, is looking ahead to next season. The lineup, announced last week, kicks off in September with a world premiere: Expedition 6, created and directed by Bill Pullman, best known as a film actor (While You Were Sleeping, Independence Day). This original docudrama explores the political and...

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