BULRUSHER at the Skylight Theatre

Photo by Ed Krieger

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

Eisa Davis’s drama about an 18-year-old motherless clairvoyant exhibits an element of magic that manifests most richly in this production’s opening moments. Read more…

Myron Meisel – The Hollywood Reporter

1955 was the summer of tortured teen James Dean in East of Eden and the real-life tortured and murdered youth Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi. Back then, the eponymous heroine of Eisa Davis‘ Bulrusher (played by a remarkable Bianca Lemaire) leads a hardscrabble yet idyllic rural existence around the village of Boonville, California, a little more than 100 miles north of San Francisco. Read more…

Now running through Sept. 28.