ASR Picks Archive

ASR PICKS ARCHIVE

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

Aisle Seat Review Theater Pick Archive

Barry Willis Picks Archive:

Summer 2019 —“Top Girls” at American Conservatory Theater.  Written by Caryl Churchill. Directed by Tamilla Woodard. 

Summer 2019 —Manhattan Theatre Club presented at the Biltmore Theatre The Marin Theater Co. production was co-produced with Out of Joint.

Summer 2019 — “Cabaret” at SF Playhouse. Directed by Susi Damilano. Written by Joe Masteroff.  Music by John Kander and Fred Eb. SF Playhouse San Francisco, CA 94102

Summer 2019 — “The Year of Magical Thinking”, starring Stacy Ross, at Aurora Theatre Company,  Berkeley, CA.

Dec 2018 — “Polar Bears” — Written & Directed by David Templeton. Left Edge Theater Co., at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, CA.

Dec 2018 “The House of Yes” Written by Wendy Macleod. Directed by Elizabeth Craven. Main Stage West, Sebastopol, CA.

Oct 2018 — “Olso” — Written by J.T. Rogers. Directed by Jasson MinadakisMarin Theater Co. Mill Valley, CA.

Oct 2018“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.

Oct 2018 — “Detroit ’67” by Dominique Morisseau. Directed by Darryl V. Jones. Aurora Theater Company Berkeley, CA.

Sept 2018 — “Savage Wealth” by Bob Duxbury. Directed by John Shillington. Main Stage West Sebastopol, CA.

Aug/Sept 2018 — “Sunday in the Park with George” by James Lapine. Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Directed by Bill English. At SF Playhouse, San Francisco, CA.

July 2018 — “Always, Patsy Cline” by Ted Swindley. Sonoma Arts Live, Sonoma, CA.

June/July 2018 — “A Walk on the Moon” by Pamela Gray; Music by Paul Scott Goodman; Directed by Sheryl Kaller. American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, CA

May/June 2018 — An Entomologist’s Love Story by Melissa Ross. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli. at SF Playhouse, San Francisco, CA.

May 2018 —Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison. Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll at Marin Theatre Company, San Rafael, CA.

Feb. 2018 — “Equus” by Sir Peter Shaffer. Directed by Lennie Dean. At 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa, CA.

Feb. 2018 — “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller. Directed by Carl Jordan. At Novato Theater Company, Novato, CA.

Feb. 2018 — “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar. Directed by Phoebe Moyer. At Left Edge Theatre, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa CA.

Feb. 2018 — “Skeleton Crew” by Dominique Morisseau. Directed by Jade King Carroll. At Marin Theater Company, Mill Valley CA.

Nicole Singley Picks Archive:

September 2019 — “Eureka Day” Written by Jonathan Spector. Directed by Elizabeth Craven. Spreckels Performing Arts Center. 

January 2019 “Swallow” – Written by Stef Smith. Directed by Missy Weave. At Main Stage West. Production at Main Stage West, Sebastopol, CA.

Nov 2018 “Hand to God”  Written by Robert Askins. Directed by Chris Ginesi.  Left Edge Theater. Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, CA.

June/July 2018 — Savannah Sipping Society by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten. Directed by Tina Taylor.  At Ross Valley Players, Ross, CA.

May 2018 — “Tinderella” Book by Rose Oser.  Music by Christian B. Schmidt. Lyrics by Weston Scott. Choreography by Meredith Joelle Charlson. Directed by Ken Savage at Custom Made Theatre Company, San Francisco, CA.

Kris Neely Picks Archive:

Feb. 2018 “Red Speedo” by Lucas Hnath. Directed by Markus Potter. At Center Repertory Company, Walnut Creek, CA.

Cary Lynn  Pace Picks Archive:

Fall 2019 — “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder!” Written by Steven Lutvak, Robert L. Freeman, directed by Michael Ross at Spreckels Performing Arts.

Summer 2019 — “The Rocky Horror Show”,  Written by Richard O’Brien, Directed by Jenny Boynton, Producing Company Marin Musical Theater Company.

August 2019“Those Dancin’ Feet”, directed by Roy Lightner. Transcendence Theatre Company at Jack London State Historic Park, Glen Ellen (Sonoma).
July 2019 “My Fair Lady”Sonoma Arts Live.  Sonoma Community Center.