Gabe Marin exorcises Aurora’s devilish `Disciple’

Oct 30

One of the great things about Bay Area theater is watching local actors grow into greatness. They may or may not strike off to find fortune and fame in New York or Los Angeles, or they may choose to stay here and continue doing as much good work as they can. The Aurora Theatre Company’s next show, George Bernard Shaw’s The Devil’s Disciple, is...

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Review: `Dead Mother, Or Shirley Not All in Vain’

Jan 14

opened Jan. 13, 2007 at Traveling Jewish Theatre, San Francisco Wacky `Dead Mother’ springs to vibrant life three 1/2 stars Shirley not to be missed Dead Mother, contrary to its title, is quite a lively evening of theater. The full title of David Greenspan’s wickedly playful, intelligent play, Dead Mother, Or Shirley Not All in Vain, gives you some idea...

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`Golda’ visits Mountain View

Oct 05

In a way, Willy Loman led Aaron Davidman to Golda Meir. Davidman, the artistic director of San Francisco’s Traveling Jewish Theatre, had directed a production of Death of a Salesman that, true to his theater’s name, traveled down to the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Robert Kelley, artistic director of TheatreWorks and frequent tenant of...

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