Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Josh Kornbluth
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Culture, The Exhibitionist <em>Vital Signs</em> Performer and Nurse Offers Probing Look into the S.F. Hospital Scene

Vital Signs Performer and Nurse Offers Probing Look into the S.F. Hospital Scene

Alison Whittaker's fellow nurses are her heroes, and in Vital Signs, her one-woman show at San Francisco's Marsh Theater, she portrays the humor, support, and steadiness they display while encountering just about everything at a major S.F. hospital --…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day What&#146;s It All About?

What’s It All About?

Josh Kornbluth has played out his existential confusion over the years in the most public of ways. And we’re extremely lucky for that. The performer has used stage and film to provide that rare mix of humor that’s so true…
Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, Encore

More Theater Reviews

Andy Warhol: Good for the Jews? A great performer can be his own worst enemy if he looks in the mirror too much, and in his newest show, Andy Warhol: Good for the Jews?, Josh Kornbluth gets lost in reflection.…
Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, Encore

Also Playing

Andy Warhol: Good for the Jews? A great performer can be his own worst enemy if he looks in the mirror too much, and in his newest show, Andy Warhol: Good for the Jews?, Josh Kornbluth gets lost in reflection.…
Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, Stagecap

Theater Review: "Andy Warhol: Good for the Jews?" at the Jewish Theatre

A great performer can be his own worst enemy if he looks in the mirror too much, and in his newest show, Andy Warhol: Good for the Jews?, Josh Kornbluth gets lost in reflection. While technically an examination of what…
Tags: , , ,
Culture, Encore

Also Playing

Den of Thieves. The idea of a bunch of misfits trying to pull off the perfect crime has been done to death, then buried, then cremated, then reanimated as a zombie, shot by an angry mob, and buried a second…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day A Loose Interpretation

A Loose Interpretation

If you’re looking for a new lease on Passover, the Out of Order Seder is for you. Like telephones, hairdos, and nightclub soundtrack providers (have we so gently navigated from “DJ” to “Selector”?), holidays can get updated to improve their…
Tags: , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Josh Is a Verb

Josh Is a Verb

Josh Kornbluth and Sarah Vowell are not the same person, as so many people are not the same person (Michael and Janet Jackson, for example). They do explore similar topics: American history, civic duty, and the sometimes-beautiful experience that is…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Is it Just Me, Or Is it ...

Is it Just Me, Or Is it ...

Comedian Marga Gomez, never out of our pages for long, is on a stage near you again. Marga's Hot Mondays have her strutting around the Plush Room stage and bantering with a series of funny guests. We refuse to repeat…
Tags: , , , ,
Culture, Stage

Ben Franklin: Unplugged

The thing about Josh Kornbluth is that he really does look like Ben Franklin: the longish hair, the glasses. One thing he learns, though -- during the course of this one-man show about the revolutionary Franklin and his royalist son,…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, Dreamlife of Angels

Dreamlife of Angels

You know you're in a sci-fi movie with a concept much higher than its budget when minimalism is being used as a shorthand for futuristic. In the years to come, or so it seems, we will all prefer near-empty rooms…
Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, Stage Accounted For

Accounted For

Anyone who thinks he has IRS trouble should go see Love & Taxes. Josh Kornbluth cultivates a schlemiel persona -- a shambling perpetual loser with nebbishy glasses and thinning hair -- for the benefit of the rest of us who…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Kornbluth's Blues

Kornbluth's Blues

The name of Josh Kornbluth's latest solo show, Love & Taxes, has a satirical feel to it: What could the IRS possibly have to do with affairs of the heart? But the seemingly oxymoronic title is no joke -- Kornbluth…
Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, Stage

Mister Smith Goes to Obscuristan

Mr. Smith Goes to Obscuristan consists of the same lefty agit prop satire the Mime Troupe has offered for years, sugared with a few good songs and one hilarious dead-ringer performance by Ed Holmes as Dick Cheney. Otherwise it's blissfully…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, Going Perm

Going Perm

In the new low-budget indie comedy Haiku Tunnel, former temporary office worker Josh Kornbluth plays "Josh Kornbluth," a temporary office worker who, early in the film, faces a premature midlife crisis -- whether to stay a temp or "go perm."…
Tags: , , , , ,
Film, Reel World

Reel World

ClockwatchersThere may at long last be light at the end of Haiku Tunnel, Josh Kornbluth's late-'80s autobiographical monologue about a male temp at a law firm. In its star-crossed journey from stage to screen, Haiku Tunnel was invited to the…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Hallowed Ground

Hallowed Ground

What many foodies and bar-hoppers seem to have overlooked in their weekend parades through the Mission are the small performance halls dotting the neighborhood. Emerging dancemakers are toying with form upstairs at Dance Mission and Dancer's Group Studio Theater, while…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day

Night & Day

Wednesday May 5 Muse News Two local art centers -- the San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum and the Asian Art Museum -- celebrate new digs this week, although the Asian won't be fully moved in until 2002. PALM…
Tags: , , , ,
Culture, Stage

Stage

Utopian Terrain Scratch. Created and performed by Harriet Dodge, Shannon McGuire, Miranda Mellis, and Alessandra Ogren. Live music by Carolyn Cooley, Stormy Knight, Alicia McCarthy, and Caroline Shanti. At Somar Gallery, 943 Brannan (at Eighth Street), May 29-31. Call 550-6928.…
Tags: , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day

Night + Day

Wednesday May 20 Sticky Fingers Three couples in a Winnebago covered each other with saliva and lipstick last year in Smackers, Soon 3's outdoor performance piece about sex and voyeurism. The couples, meaningfully placed in Washington Square Park, between Broadway's…
Tags: , , , ,