“Pure Confidence” at Sacred Fools’ Black Box Theatre

The pernicious notion of human slavery reached its zenith in America with the dehumanizing subjugation of an entire racial population. True, there is a record of slavery since biblical times; those patriarchs had slaves, and multiple wives, seven hundred for Solomon plus three hundred concubines according to the Bible. The Romans famously had Greek slaves … Continue reading “Pure Confidence” at Sacred Fools’ Black Box Theatre

“Please Don’t Ask About Becket” at Sacred Fools Theater Black Box

In Wendy Graf’s new play, Please Don’t Ask About Becket, fraternal twins, Becket (Hunter Garner) and Emily (Rachel Seiferth)—best friends, tight as ticks, each the other’s half—inevitably grow apart as they mature into teenage, young adult and beyond. Becket is handsome, smart and gifted. He loves music, can play a guitar and sing and compose. … Continue reading “Please Don’t Ask About Becket” at Sacred Fools Theater Black Box

“Here There Be Dragons” at Sacred Fools Theater Company

Drew Vandiver is an extraordinary raconteur, utterly charming and enormously bright. For an hour plus in his theatrical memoir, Here There Be Dragons, he commands the stage with tales of his career from early childhood in Georgia to his current life in California as a writer/performer. Eschewing W. C. Fields’ famous proscription, “Never work with … Continue reading “Here There Be Dragons” at Sacred Fools Theater Company