Hal Gelb

Hal Gelb is a San Francisco-based writer and director. He translated and staged the world premiere of Ghazi Rhabihavi's Stoning. His production of Yussef El
Guindi's adaptation of Salwa Bakr's story, What a Beautiful Voice Is
, opens August 8 (2002) at the New Langton Arts theater in San

9/11: The Satire 9/11: The Satire

I don't know if it's some childhood image left over from Victory at Sea or from a book of pictures my uncle brought back from the service, but when I think about the war in the Pa...

Aug 1, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Hal Gelb

Yaqui Way of Knowledge Yaqui Way of Knowledge

Although Chicano identity has been Luis Valdez's theme since all but the earliest years of El Teatro Campesino, the guerrilla theater he founded in the 1960s, getting a clear sens...

May 23, 2002 / Books & the Arts / Hal Gelb

Long Playwright’s Journey Long Playwright’s Journey

You've got to understand what Sam Shepard meant to us. There are those who know Shepard as a movie star and those who discovered him, earlier on, when he won the Pulitzer ...

Dec 7, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Hal Gelb