Theater review: `You, Nero’

May 21

Opened May 20, 2009 at Berkeley Repertory Theatre Danny Scheie solidifies his reputation as one of the Bay Area’s best, most original actors as the title character in Amy Freed’s You, Nero on Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Thrust Stage. Photos by kevinberne.com A funny thing happened on the way to `You, Nero’««« ½ Berkeley Repertory...

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2007 theater Top 10

Dec 27

I can always tell whether a theater year has been good or not so good when I sit down to hammer out my Top 10 list. If I can summon five or more shows simply from memory, it’s a good year. This year’s entire list came almost entirely from memory (which is a feat in itself as the old noggin’ ain’t what it used to be), so it was a good year...

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Review: `Man and Superman’

Jul 08

Opened Saturday, July 7, 2007, Bruns Amphitheater, Orinda Cal Shakes’ Man and Superman soars with superheroic cast four stars Shavian perfection A lifetime happiness? No man alive could bear it. So says Jack Tanner the irresistible leading man in George Bernard Shaw’s Man and Superman, the second show of the California Shakespeare Theater season. A...

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