Index of San Francisco Bay Area Reviews

(Please note: The majority of AISLE SAY's theatre reviews were and are written in the wake of opening week performances. So, unless specifically indicated, cast replacements, and the quality with which a long running show is being maintained, will not necessarily be reflected.)

2013-2014 Season

  • 1776
  • A Bright New Boise
  • A Minister's Wife
  • After the Revolution
  • American Night: The Ballad of Juan José
  • And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little
  • Arcadia
  • Becky's New Car
  • Boeing Boeing
  • Buried Child
  • Cabaret
  • Damn Yankees
  • Dear Elizabeth
  • George Gershwin, Alone
  • God of Carnage
  • Gidion's Knot
  • Guys and Dolls
  • I and You
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol
  • Lady Windemere's Fan
  • Lasso of Truth
  • Lettice and Lovage
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Little Women
  • Love, Loss and What I Wore
  • Major Barbara
  • Mame
  • Man in a Case
  • Next Fall
  • No Man's Land
  • November
  • Oliver
  • One Night with Janis Joplin
  • Other Desert Cities
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival (2011)
    A Streetcar Named Desire
    My Fair Lady
    The Taming of the Shrew
    Two Trains Running
    Romeo & Juliet
  • Rx
  • Silent Sky
  • Sweet Charity
  • The Beauty Queen of Leenane
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • The Pianist of Willesden Lane
  • The Snow Queen
  • The Winter's Tale
  • This is How it Goes
  • Tristan and Yseult
  • Underneath the Lintel
  • Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
  • Warrior Class 
  • Wild With Happy

  • 2012-2013 Season

  • 33 Variations
  • 4000 Miles
  • A Chorus Line
  • A Little Night Music
  • Another Way Home
  • Beach Blanket Babylon
  • Being Earnest
  • Bill W. and Dr. Bob
  • Big River
  • Cats
  • Circle Mirror Transformation
  • Deathtrap
  • Elektra
  • Freud's Last Session
  • God of Carnage
  • Hamlet (CST)
  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
  • john and jen
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • Les Miserables (25th Anniversary Tour)
  • Looking for Normal
  • Memphis (National Tour)
  • Miss Saigon
  • Next to Normal ...
  • Our Practical Heaven
  • Pericles, Prince of Tyre
  • Race
  • Salomania
  • See How They Run
  • Somewhere
  • Spring Awakening
  • The Death of the Novel
  • The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
  • The Happy Ones
  • The Marvelous Wondrettes
  • The Normal Heart
  • The Other Place
  • The Scottsboro Boys
  • The Tempest (CST)
  • The Understudy
  • The Whipping Man
  • The White Snake
  • Time Stands Still
  • Topdog/Underdog
  • Upright Grand
  • War Horse (National Tour)
  • Wheelhouse
  • Wilder Times
  • You Can't Take It With You
  • 2011-2012 Season

  • A Delicate Balance
  • A Steady Rain
  • Annapurna
  • Any Given Day
  • Bellweather
  • Billy Elliott (National Tour)
  • Body Awareness
  • Candida
  • Clementine in the Lower 9
  • Curtains
  • Double Indemnity
  • Hair (National Tour)
  • How to Write a New Book for the Bible
  • Metamorphosis
  • Of Mice and Men
  • Once in a Lifetime
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival (2011)
    August, Osage County
    Ghost Light
    Julius Caesar
    Measure for Measure
    The Pirates of Penzance
    The Imaginary Invalid
  • Race
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Tales of the City
  • The Last Romance
  • The Pitmen Painters
  • The Secret Garden
  • The Taming of the Shrew (CST)
  • Tiny Alice
  • Titus Andronicus
  • Why We Have a Body

  • Archive of Previous Seasons (Incomplete)

  • A Number
  • A Picasso
  • After the Quake
  • Ain't Misbehavin'
  • Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (National Tour)
  • Always...Patsy Cline
  • Anna in the Tropics
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Annie Get Your Gun (2007)
  • Around the World in 80 Days
  • As You Like It Beach Blanket Babylon (New 2005 edition)
  • As You Like It (San Jose Rep, 2009)
  • At Home at the Zoo
  • Auctioning the Ainsleys
  • August: Osage County (National Tour)
  • Avenue Q
  • Awake and Sing
  • Batboy: The Musical
  • Beach Blanket Bingo (2010)
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Birthday Party
  • Black Pearl Sings
  • Blackbird
  • Blood Knot
  • The Blue Room
  • Blue Surge
  • Boleros for the Disenchanted
  • Boom
  • Bosoms and Neglect
  • Brief Encounter
  • BRILLIANT: The Blinding Genius of Nikola Tesla
  • Broadway Up Close and Personal: A Tribute to Cy Coleman
  • Brooklyn Boy
  • Brooklyn the Musical
  • The Brothers Size
  • Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
  • Bus Stop
  • The Busy World is Hushed
  • Cabaret
  • Caroline, or Change
  • Carousel
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Charlie Cox Runs With Scissors
  • Chicago (National Tour)
  • Chicago (Tour Return)
  • The Chosen
  • A Christmas Carol
  • A Christmas Carol (2009)
  • A Christmas Memory
  • A Christmas Story
  • A Christmas Story (2009)
  • The Circle
  • A Civil War Christmas
  • The Clean House
  • Clybourne Park
  • Collapse
  • The Color Purple
  • Comedy on the Bridge & Brundibar
  • Coming Home
  • Compulsion
  • Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West
  • Crazy for You
  • The Cricket on the Hearth
  • The Crowd You're In With
  • Crowns
  • Crucifixion
  • Curse of the Starving Class
  • Daddy Long Legs
  • Darwin's Finches
  • Dead Man Walking
  • Dead Man's Cell Phone
  • The Devil's Disciple
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  • Displaced
  • Distracted
  • Dolly West's Kitchen
  • Doubt
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • The Dresser
  • The Eccentricities of a Nightengale
  • The Elephant Man
  • Ella
  • Emma
  • Enchanted April
  • Equivocation
  • Evie's Waltz
  • FDR
  • The Fantasticks!
  • Fat Pig
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • First Grade
  • Flower Drum Song
  • Forbidden Broadway
  • The Foreigner
  • Fortune
  • Frozen
  • The Full Monty
  • The Gamester
  • Gem of the Ocean
  • Girlfriend
  • The Glass Menagerie
  • The Great Game: Afghanistan
  • Groundswell
  • The Goat, or: Who is Sylvia?
  • God of Hell
  • Golda's Balcony
  • The Good German
  • The Great American Trailer Park Musical
  • Grey Gardens
  • Guys and Dolls
  • Gypsy
  • Hairspray
  • Hannah and Martin
  • Happy End
  • Harold and Maude: An Intimate Musical
  • Henry IV, Parts One & Two
  • Honour
  • The Hopper Collection
  • Hysteria
  • I Am My Own Wife
  • I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
  • Ice Glen
  • John Gabriel Borkman
  • An Ideal Husband
  • The Immigrant
  • In the Red & Brown Water
  • Inherit the Wind
  • The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow
  • Intimate Apparel
  • Into the Woods
  • Into the Woods  (2008)
  • Iphegenia at Aulis
  • Jersey Boys
  • Joe Turner's Come and Gone
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  • The Kentucky Cycle
  • The King and I
  • King Lear
  • The Kite Runner
  • La Cage Aux Folles
  • The Learned Ladies of Park Avenue
  • Lennon
  • Lestat
  • Let Me Down Easy
  • Life x 3
  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Part One
  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Part Two
  • The Light in the Piazza
  • Lil' Darlin'
  • Lolita Road Trip
  • The Little Foxes
  • The Long Christmas Ride Home
  • Long Day's Journey Into Night
  • Long Story Short
  • Love in American Times
  • Love, Janis
  • Love Song
  • Lovers & Executioners
  • Love's Labours Lost (Shakespeare Santa Cruz)
  • Magic Forest Farm
  • Making Tracks
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Man and Superman
  • Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet
  • Marius
  • The Master Builder
  • Mauritius
  • Merrily We Roll Along
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Miss Julie
  • A Moon for the Misbegotten
  • Moonlight and Magnolias
  • The Mousetrap
  • Moving Right Along
  • Mrs. Warren's Profession
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • My Name is Asher Lev
  • The Musical of Musicals (The Musical)
  • Next to Normal (national tour)
  • Nine Circles
  • Nine Parts of Desire
  • Nixon's Nixon
  • No Child...
  • November
  • Old Wicked Songs
  • On the Town
  • Or,
  • The 2007 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Part One:
    As You Like It
    The Cherry Orchard
    On the Razzle
    Rabbit Hole
  • The 2007 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Part Two:
    Romeo and Juliet
    The Taming of the Shrew
    The Tempest
  • The 2007 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Part Three:
    Distracted
    Gem of the Ocean
    Tartuffe
    Tracy's Tiger
  • 2008 Oregon Shakespeare Festival Part One
    The Clay Cart
    Fences
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter
  • The 2010 Oregon Shakespeare Festival! Part One:
    Pride and Prejudice
    Ruined
    She Loves Me

    Well
  • Oklahoma!
  • Opus
  • Our Town
  • The Overcoat
  • The People's Temple
  • Permanent Collection
  • The Persians
  • Pericles
  • Peter Pan (a straight play version)
  • Phèdra
  • The Price
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Private Jokes, Public Places
  • Private Lives
  • Private Lives (2009)
  • The Producers (Area Production, 2009)
  • Polk County
  • The Quality of Life
  • Rabbit Hole
  • Radio Golf
  • Ragtime
  • The Rainmaker
  • A Reckoning
  • Rich and Famous
  • The Rivals
  • River's End
  • Rock 'n' Roll
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Round and Round the Garden
  • Route 66
  • Satellites
  • Scapin
  • The Seafarer
  • The Seafarer (2009)
  • The Seagull
  • Secret Order
  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
  • Sexual Perversity in Chicago
  • Shakespeare in Hollywood
  • Show Boat
  • The Sisters Rosensweig
  • Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Lieber and Stoller
  • Snapshots
  • Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Sonia Flew
  • South Pacific  (National Tour)
  • Southern Comforts
  • Spamalot (National Tour)
  • Splitting Infinity
  • Splittin' the Raft
  • Striking 12: The Groovelily Holiday Show
  • The Subject Tonight is Love
  • Sugar Plum Fairy
  • The Sugar Bean Sisters
  • Sunlight
  • Superior Donuts
  • Sweeney Todd
  • Sweeney Todd (The John Doyle production, road tour)
  • The Sweetest Swing in Baseball
  • Take Me Out
  • Tapestry
  • Tea at Five
  • Theopolis North
  • The 39 Steps
  • Tinyard Hill
  • [title of show]
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • The Tosca Project
  • The Triumph of Love (Outdoors)
  • The Triumph of Love (Indoors)
  • This Wonderful Life
  • Trouble in Mind
  • Trumbo: Red, White and Blacklisted
  • Trying
  • A Tuna Christmas
  • Tuna Does Vegas
  • The Turn of the Screw
  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (National Tour)
  • The 25th Annual Puntmam County Spelling Bee (area production 2009)
  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (area production 2010)
  • Twelfth Night
  • Twelfth Night (CST, 2008)
  • Twentieth Century
  • 2 Pianos, 4 Hands
  • Urinetown
  • Vincent in Brixton
  • The Voysey Inheritance
  • The Weir
  • Well
  • Wicked
  • Wicked (Road Tour 2009)
  • What the Butler Saw
  • What We're Up Against
  • White Christmas
  • The White House Murder Case
  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (National Tour)
  • Woody Guthrie's American Song
  • Working
  • Working (2009 Revised Version)
  • Working (Foothill Musical Theatre 2011)
  • Yellow Face
  • You, Nero
  • Young Frankenstein (National Tour)
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