Seducing Amy Glazer (away from the stage)

Nov 28

Seducing Amy Glazer (away from the stage)

Theater folk know Amy Glazer as one of the busiest directors in Bay Area theater. But she also has a burgeoning career as a film director, which is no surprise given that she grew up on movie sets.

I interviewed Glazer for a feature in the San Francisco Chronicle pegging to the release of her second full-length feature, Seducing Charlie Barker, which is based on Theresa Rebeck's play The Scene, which Glazer directed at SF Playhouse in 2008. (Read my review of that production here.)

You can read my interview with Glazer here.

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Theater Dogs changes, Cal Shakes’ Cowardly courage

Jul 18

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. – Oscar Wilde What a tumultuous year it has been here at Theater Dogs. Thank you for taking the ride. The news is that I have jumped the fence, from writing about theater to working in theater. As the new communications manager for Berkeley Repertory Theatre, I find that I can no longer review Bay Area...

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Countdown to ACT’s `Carol’

Dec 11

James Carpenter (center) is Scrooge in American Conservatory Theater’s annual production of A Christmas Carol. Photo by Kevin Berne American Conservatory Theater’s annual production of A Christmas Carol is in full swing in downtown San Francisco. Rather than reviewing this holiday perennial, let’s just hit some of the major points. Herewith, in...

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Review: “Hedda Gabler”

Feb 14

(opened Feb. 14, 2007) ACT’s hip, sassy `Hedda’ starts strong, fades quickly two stars Too cute ‘n’ casual Theater, or so they say, is all about the communal experience. We breathe the same air as the actors and we commune with our fellow audience members. On the way out of the theater after American Conservatory Theater’s Hedda Gabler...

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