Pushed to the Brink

San Francisco’s Left Coast Theatre Company recently premiered three short plays under the umbrella title of Twisted Hitchcock. To make sure that the audience was in on the joke, the usual pre-show announcement about cell phones and emergency exits finished with the following request spoken by an actor imitating Alfred Hitchcock). “And now please sit […]

Twisted Hitchcock

Left Coast Theatre Company prides itself as the home for new original LGBT theater. It was established in 2012 by Rodney “Rhoda” Taylor and Joseph Frank, members of the successful gay men’s writing group GuyWriters Playwrights. The company has presented a highly successful San Francisco, Here I Come and Dog Sees God, and is now […]

Dog Sees God

Left Coast Theatre Company is presenting an excellent production of Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal. It’s an “unauthorized parody” of the Charles Schulz “Peanuts” gang. Now the characters are teenagers and facing much more serious problems. CB (Michael Connor) is mourning the loss of his beagle Snoopy, who […]


Charlie is back and the famed Charles Shultz icon boy is now a teenager along with his teen angst millennial pals. DOG SEES GOD “Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” is now on stage at the Left Coast Theatre company’s Shelton Theatre only through May 20th. And the teens sling the F Bombs and stories of […]

Review: Gay for Play

Let’s hear it for the queers. Shout-out to anyone who felt like an outsider growing up. Shout-out to anyone who had to sit through wild side-eye at the family dinner table. And a big shout-out to anyone who can take that sort of oppression and turn it into comic gold, as demonstrated by Left Coast […]

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