Taking (Rosen)Stock of comic Tigers and musical Night

Jul 17

Taking (Rosen)Stock of comic <i>Tigers</i> and musical <i>Night</i>

In a recent email chat with playwright Kim Rosenstock (see full interview below), I asked her what Bay Area theatergoers might learn about her if they see both of her shows now on local stages – Tigers Be Still at the SF Playhouse and the musical Fly By Night at TheatreWorks. Her response: "It's probably better that I don't know the answer to this question."

So I will take it upon myself to answer the question for her.

First the easy answer: Rosenstock is smart and funny, and she's a talented, quirky writer. Based on the two shows available – her first in the Bay Area – she is interested in the lives of women in crisis and making choices to climb out of that crisis.

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