Bay Area Theater
During the Corona Virus lockdown, new podcasts will go live Sunday afternoons. New and recent interviews focused primarily on local Bay Area theatre venues, with playwrights, actors, directors and artistic directors, hosted by KPFA theatre critic Richard Wolinsky. Pre-pandemic podcasts also feature theatre reviews by Richard Wolinsky along with interviews conducted by KPFA associate theatre critic C.S. Soong. Dates of theatre reviews can be found at http://bookwaves.homestead.com/Theatre_Reviews.html
Liesl Tommy, director, and Ayesha Jordan, one of the performers in Danai Gurira’s Tony-nominated play “Eclipsed,” in coversation with host Richard Wolinsky. The play concerns four women held as “wives” by a commander during the Liberian Civil War. The cast and crew are composed almost entirely of women of color. “Eclipsed” runs at the Curran Theater in San Francisco through March 19, 2017 in a short, limited run.