“Priscilla” Still Tasty in Regional SF Production

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev The latest production by Theatre Rhinoceros is a bold choice. But since the theatre company is celebrating its 40 year anniversary and is still the longest running LGBT theatre in the world, some times bold can be beautiful. Their latest production, “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,” has a cult following […] Click to read more »

Women’s Month Is Enhanced By SF Premiere of Tony Nominated “Eclipsed”

By Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev Just in time for Women’s History Month, the Tony nominated female driven “Eclipsed” has come to the new Curran Theatre with guns a-blazing. The first Broadway production with an all black female cast, writer and director, “Eclipsed” is a story of five women bound by circumstances during the Second Liberian […] Click to read more »

SF’s A.C.T. Premieres Powerful Production of “Spendid Suns”

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev The American Conservatory Theater has beat filmmakers to the punch in bringing to life Khaled Hosseini’s second novel as the stage production debuted in San Francisco and plays through Feb. 26 A follow-up to his “The Kite Runner,” Hosseini’s “A Thousand Splendid Suns” is more of a focus of a […] Click to read more »

Hard to Enjoy “Silence!” When You Laugh So Hard

by Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev San Francisco’s talent has been bringing us the best of theatre and the current production of “Silence! The Musical” is no exception. Having seen the Off-Broadway version TWICE, I held at bay any preconceived notions I had wondering if the local production can top the amazing work by Jenn Harris […] Click to read more »

LA’s Tom Goss Shares His Love of SF in New Video

By Kevin M. Thomas, @ReelKev You don’t know that you know Tom Goss. If you see him on the street, you might think he’s the cutie you chatted with last night on Grindr. Or the sexy bartender who listened to you last night with his sympathetic eyes. But you do know Goss. He’s a gay […] Click to read more »

SF Drag “Golden Girls” Embrace Spirit of Christmas Past

by Kevin M. Thomas @ReelKev A “replacement actor” is a term used a lot in theatre. Obviously, the little girl from “Annie” can only play that part for so long so when she moves on, another girl assumes the role. It happens in television too mostly due to scheduling conflicts or health reasons, most notably […] Click to read more »

Frameline is Fabulous at 40 With Diverse LGBT Narrative Features

by Kevin M. Thomas @reelkev Frameline, the LGBT film festival, hasn’t even begun to show its age as it begins its 40th Anniversary in the Bay Area beginning June 16, 2016. While there are not enough hours in the day to see every movie in advance, but from the over 45 films I’ve seen so […] Click to read more »

Thank you Bourdain for Reminding Us of the Original Celebrity Chef, Jeremiah Tower in New Documentary – TFF Premiere

It’s time for the world to know Jeremiah Tower: one of the original leaders in elevating California Cuisine, gastronomy and the man who turned the restaurant into a fabulous stage. It took a rebel like Anthony Bourdain to recognize and acknowledge Tower, who seemingly fell off the face of the planet, except for a brief, and […] Click to read more »

“Grey Gardens” Is a Musical That Takes You From Sunshine to Gloom by Kevin M. Thomas

The story of “Grey Gardens” is a fascinating one. The real life tale of big and little Edie Beale, relatives to Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, who go from riches to squalor is an interesting story. The Edies first made it into the public eye through the great 1975 documentary – a film that is listed among […] Click to read more »

SF’s “Heathers” Musical Is So Tasty You’ll Want to Lick It Up By Kevin M. Thomas

Well fuck me gently with a chainsaw, as “Heathers,”  the musical based upon the 1988 cult film, is  playing in San Francisco through June 13. The satirical story of Veronica and JD who plot murders to end the cliques in high school, lead by a trio of Heathers, has made quite a journey from LA […] Click to read more »