Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]W. Somerset Maugham
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Culture, Stagecap

The Circle

The arrival of Lady Kitty and Lord Porteous at the end of the first act breathes much-needed life into this numbingly static production of W. Somerset Maugham's 1921 chestnut on marriage and its many pitfalls. As the Lord and his…
Tags: , , , ,
Film, Hail to the Drama Queen

Hail to the Drama Queen

Margo Channing cracked wiser. And her devious protégé cooked up better schemes to steal the limelight. Still, half a century after they lit up the screen, the principals in All About Eve would likely get a charge out of Being…
Tags: , , , , ,
Best of San Francisco, Arts & Entertainment

Best Local Actor About to Leave Town

Ackerman made her local debut in 1999 with a searing performance as a scrappy miner's daughter in a little black-box show called The Glace Bay Miner's Museum. Since then, she's graduated to roles at the Aurora Theatre, the California Shakespeare…
Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, Stage Mrs. Middleton's Profession

Mrs. Middleton's Profession

George Bernard Shaw led a more open life than W. Somerset Maugham, and in his own time he was marginalized, while Maugham's career soared. By the time his The Constant Wife premiered in 1926, Maugham was a mainstream playwright and…
Tags: , , , , ,
News, Night Crawler Einstein's Dreams

Einstein's Dreams

Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it. -- W. Somerset Maugham A fixation on immortality has doubtless plagued humankind since the first cadaver met with a…
Tags: , , , , ,
Dining, Eat

Off the Map

Carta 1772 Market (at McCoppin), 863-3516. Open for lunch Tuesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open for dinner Tuesdays through Sundays from 6 to 11 p.m. Sunday brunch is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Mondays.…
Tags: , , , ,