“American Saga – Gunshot Medley: Part 1” at Rogue Machine

Playwright Dionna Michelle Daniel has crafted a unique piece of theatre with American Saga – Gunshot Medley: Part 1. In a scant seventy minutes, she lays bare the horrors of the Black experience of slavery, its subjugation, cruelty and violence, as well as the human joy of life itself, of love and children. Ms. Daniel puts … Continue reading “American Saga – Gunshot Medley: Part 1” at Rogue Machine

“Martians: An Evening With Ray Bradbury” at the Whitefire Theatre

Back in 1991 or there about, I had the great honor and pleasure of meeting Ray Bradbury. Understand that Mr. Bradbury was one of the gods of my literary adolescence along with Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein. At the Western Stage in Salinas, we were mounting a staged reading of a musical version of Fahrenheit … Continue reading “Martians: An Evening With Ray Bradbury” at the Whitefire Theatre

“The Glass Menagerie” at International City Theatre

As proven by the immortal playwrights—Aeschylus, Sophocles, Shakespeare, Wilde, O’Neill, Miller, Williams and many more—great plays live on beyond their initial run to be experienced by audiences who, over the years, decades, and centuries, are moved to the tears and laughter exemplified by the iconic masks of tragedy and comedy. Tennessee Williams’ first successful play, … Continue reading “The Glass Menagerie” at International City Theatre