“the Last Yankee” By San Diego Actors Theatre At The Garden Cabaret Theatre


KPBS AIRDATE:   November 9, 1994 In "The Last Yankee," Arthur Miller drops all sorts of bombs all over the stage; then he runs away. Big Issues explode, but no one stays around to pick up the pieces or attempt to put them together.   As he nears 80, maybe the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright is trying to cram everything into every new work. Read More →

“keely And Du” At The San Diego Repertory Theatre


KPBS AIRDATE:   January 11, 1995 Is it a baby -- or just a bunch of cells? And is its elimination the termination of an unwanted pregnancy, or is it murder?   No current controversy is as fraught with fanaticism as the issue of abortion, fanaticism that fills the air with vitriolic debate -- and deadly bullets. Set against the virulent Read More →

1995 Actors   Festival At St. Cecilia’s


KPBS AIRDATE:   March 1, 1995 All riiiiight, contestants! This is your final question. What’s five years old; has 29 plays; 120 actors, writers and directors; and lasts for three weeks?   You have five seconds.....   Remember, it’s 1995.   And the word actors is a clue.   And there’s a festive atmosphere Read More →

“no Minimum” At The Theatre In Old Town & “big Goddess Powwow” At The Hahn Cosmopolitan Theatre


KPBS AIRDATE:   April 26, 1995 Theater is a not always what it seems. Sometimes, you gear up for a certain kind of evening; you’re expecting a silly little fluff-piece or a radical feminist lesbian screed, and whammo!   Whaddaya know, it’s not what you anticipated. I love surprises, especially in the theater. So, Read More →

“ruthless” At The Theatre In Old Town & “bill W. And Dr. Bob” At The Lyceum Theatre & “tintypes” At The Lamb’s Players Theatre & “my Fair Lady” At The Christian Community Theatre


KPBS AIRDATE:   June 28, 1995 Some plays are timeless and universal. And some have very narrow audience appeal. Right now, San Diego stages are spotlighting the latter more than the former. For a West coast premiere at the Lyceum in Horton Plaza, the Cambridge Theatre Company has brought its very solid mounting of “Bill W. and Read More →

“the Fritz Blitz Of New Plays” At The Fritz Theatre & “tattoo Girl” By Theatre E & Sledgehammer Theatre


KPBS AIRDATE:   September 6, 1995 If you’re the kind of person who likes to get in on the ground floor, hurry up.   We’re approaching the tail end of a wild summer ride, featuring new plays by local playwrights -- at Sledgehammer Theatre and at the second annual Fritz Blitz of New Plays. As with any barrage, Read More →