Progressive or Traditional: Who will win the Tony Awards? by Kevin M. Thomas

Between the 11 nominations for both “Fela!” and “La Cage aux Folles,” the Tony Award nominations prove to be an even mix of progressive and traditional theatre. “Fela!” which is a politically-motivated true story musical that got its start off-Broadway is pitted against two men in drag in the more traditional “La Cage aux Folles,” […] Click to read more »

“La Mission” Pays Tribute to the Mission District in SF While Grappling with the Machismo Male

Written and Directed by Peter Bratt and starring Peter’s brother, Benjamin Bratt, “La Mission” tells the  story of Che Rivera, a MUNI bus driver, former inmate and recovering alcoholic, who builds low rider cars. Che loves his son, Jes, an academic achiever he has raised on his own. Then he finds out Jes is gay, […] Click to read more »