Picks!

Here you’ll find ASR writers & editors picks of noteworthy events in the bustling art worlds of the San Francisco Bay Area!

Aisle Seat Review Theater Picks

Barry Willis Picks:

Aisle Seat Pick!

“The Addams Family – A New Musical” — Written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Directed by Carl Jordan. Spreckels Performing Arts Center 5409 Snyder Lane Rohnert Park, CA 94928. www.spreckelsonline.com. 707-588-3400. Tickets:  $18-$36.

The Financial Times said, “Amply supplied with sometimes clever, sometimes groaning vaudevillian one-liners by book writers Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, whose last hit was Jersey Boys, and given resourceful songs by Andrew Lippa, composer of the gloriously decadent off-Broadway show The Wild Party, The Addams Family lends further life to a clan in love with death.”

 

Aisle Seat Pick!

“Olso” — Written by J.T. Rogers. Directed by Jasson MinadakisThru Oct. 28th.  At Marin Theater Co. 397 Miller Ave. Mill Valley, CA.  www.marintheatre.org. (415) 388.5200. Tickets $25 – $52

“…undeniably a big play, as expansive and ambitious as any in recent Broadway history.” — New York Times

” … at a moment when virulent divisions of race and religion plague not only the Middle East but also countries around the world, including ours, this resonant drama echoes E. M. Forster’s dictum, “Only connect,” and wonders why — oh, why — that can’t be possible.” — New York Times

J.T. Rogers is a multiple award-winning, internationally recognized American playwright who lives in New York

Aisle Seat Pick!

“The Addams Family – A New Musical” — Written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Directed by Carl Jordan. Spreckels Performing Arts Center 5409 Snyder Lane Rohnert Park, CA 94928. www.spreckelsonline.com. 707-588-3400. Tickets:  $18-$36.

Nicole Singley Picks:

Aisle Seat Pick!

“Hand to God” — Written by Robert Askins. Directed by Chris Ginesi. At Left Edge Theater. Thru Nov. 11th. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road Santa Rosa, CA. www.leftedgetheatre.com. 707-546-3600. Tickets $25-$40.

The play was produced Off-Broadway in 2011 and 2014 and on Broadway in 2015. The Broadway production received five Tony Award nominations, including for Best New Play.

 

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