Diana Saenger

Writer

Recent Articles

  • Who really dunnit?

    Who really dunnit?

    Murder, glamour, mystery loom in Playhouse’s ‘Hollywood’ premiere

  • Let’s Review: ‘Way Downriver’ is downright incredible

    Let’s Review: ‘Way Downriver’ is downright incredible

    National disasters seem to be on the rise. Nightly newscasts feature tornadoes, typhoons, earthquakes, tsunamis, raging storms and floods. “Way Downriver,” Edward Morgan’s adaptation of William Faulkner’s play “Old Man,” is centered on one such disaster — the record-breaking great Mississippi flood...

  • In ‘Constellations,’ romance comes in an unusual way

    In ‘Constellations,’ romance comes in an unusual way

    Award-winning director and actor Richard Seer returns to The Old Globe to direct Nick Payne's “Constellations,” onstage through May 8. Seer has directed 13 productions at the theater in Balboa Park, including “Quartet,” “God of Carnage,” “Romeo and Juliet” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” ...

  • Let’s Review: Old Globe’s ‘Rain’ intense and gripping

    Let’s Review: Old Globe’s ‘Rain’ intense and gripping

    Bravo to the efforts and talents of composer/lyricist Michael John LaChiusa, book writer Sybille Pearson, and Old Globe artistic director Barry Edelstein for their musical interpretation of Somerset Maugham’s 1920’s short story “Rain,” onstage through May 1. The first awe-moment greets playgoers...

  • Let’s Review: Hilarity rocks old Feydeau farce

    Let’s Review: Hilarity rocks old Feydeau farce

    Theater patrons who like farce will definitely want to see North Coast Repertory Theatre’s premiere of “Now You See It,” a masterful work by France’s Georges Feydeau, who must have had a jolly time thinking up what kind of scandals five characters could get into. Marie-Louis (Allison Minick) is...

  • North Coast fancies a farce

    North Coast fancies a farce

    ‘Now You See It’ features the foibles of love

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