photo courtesy of dan wilson
the chinese angle (ellen webb)
By Hal Savage
Directed by Dan Wilson
Savage Eye Productions
SF Playhouse Stage 2, San Francisco, California
with Kamran Alexander, Pilar Alvarez, Haining Luan, Denise Polt, Alan Quismorio, Eleanor Mason-Reinholdt, Hal Savage & Alexis Wong
"The gritty texture and local references of this new play make parts of
Twentieth Century San Francisco come alive again... The actors play broadly
outlined characters with a convincing emphasis on the radio-mystery style."
"Hal Savage has captured the essence of those "B" films in this production...
Hannah Knapp as Ellen Webb and Kamran Alexander as Niles Hunter give fetching
performances as the Caucasian couple caught up in a murder at the club."
"This homage to everything noir is all about dames...who strut and preen
around the small stage looking for trouble. These ladies capture the spirit of a good