SF Playhouse’s Barbecue sizzles

Oct 01

SF Playhouse’s <i>Barbecue</i> sizzles

Robert O'Hara is one of those playwright/directors who, when his name is attached to a project in any way, you pay attention. He's smart, funny and has a keen eye for theatrical disruption. His Insurrection: Holding History may have played at American Conservatory Theater almost 20 years ago, but it remains one of the wildest, most wonderful things I've seen from that company.

O'Hara – the playwright – is back in town with Barbecue, the first show in San Francisco Playhouse's 15th season, and here's what's on the grill: ...

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Greeks in Gotham: ACT takes `Oresteia’ to Studio 54

Oct 10

Timothy Douglas is brining a sense of authenticity to his duties as director of Good Breeding, Robert O’Hara’s wild adaptation of Aeschylus’ Oresteia. The production, which features American Conservatory Theater’s Class of 2009 MFA students, is set in a world not unlike Studio 54 in its heyday. And it just so happens that Douglas actually...

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