mrs. warren's professionbeowulfvera
citizen joshvera wildemacbeth

illustrations by rblack


Robert Hurwitt, San Francisco Chronicle: "the story is engaging, as is the acting in the captivating stagings of Maya Gurantz."

Chad Jones, S.F. Examiner: "intelligent, clever and bold with an appealing score and some standout songs."

Sam Hurwitt, East Bay Express: "We only love these rebels until we've chewed them up and spit them out"

Pat Craig, Contra Costa Times: "a memorable tragic-comic tale...the show explodes across the stage in a joyous theatrical celebration"

Ken Bullock, Berkeley Daily Planet: "It’s one of the most interesting, exciting shows ever on the Ashby Stage"

Emma Krasov, Art & Entertain Me: "A small, yet amazingly multitalented cast braves the complexities of the material with ardor."

Mario A. Echevarría, S.F. Tribune: "El trabajo armónico y bien realizado es titánico y merece todo tipo de elogios."

Chloe Veltman, "stimulating, funny and clever"

Dr. Kedar Adour, TheatreWorld Internet Magazine: "Shotgun Players have a winner in this production"

Richard Dodds, Bay Area Reporter: "it's a bittersweet story of a driven revolutionary who always seems out of step with the prevailing winds"

Richard Connema, "This is a lightheaded, complex structure that would satisfy Tom Stoppard ... Chris Jeffries' engaging score reminds me of some of the early Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht musicals of the 1930s ... The cast is excellent"

Lee Hargrave, "They are absorbing, sensitive and often hilarious ... the impact still lingers in my head."

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