Independent Theater Reviews for the San Francisco Bay Area



Alexandra Garfield uses her life-long love of theater, fifteen years of experience on stage and behind the scenes and two journalism degrees to bring you the best information about theater in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Recent Reviews

August 31, 2018

Sweet, hilarious and all-too realistic, TheatreWorks’ second play of the season, Native Gardens, is sure to be a smash hit.  Native Gardens is about a Hispanic couple, Tania and Pablo, who are moving into a fixer-upper house and expecting their first child. The young couple moves into a neighborhood largely populated by older white families including their new neighbors, Frank and Virginia. When Pablo invites his entire office over to their new house for a barbeque, the couple scrambles to get the backyard presentable. However things get complicated when they discover that the fence on one side of their property is two feet from the property line and the new fence needs to go right through Frank’s award-aspiring...

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