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All four slots in the San Francisco theater’s 2024 lineup are world premieres. “It’s the only way to do it,” lead director Sean San José told the Chronicle.
The sixth haunted attraction by Into the Dark, which comprises Peaches Christ, David Flower Productions and Non Plus Ultra, has just the gory frights and cultish imagery to make your stomach…
New Executive Director Clive Worsley said he’s faced strong opposition to his vision, but assures audiences, “We’re not taking the Shakespeare away.”
Berkeley Rep’s production of Selina Fillinger’s play slyly posits farce as the path toward feminist revolution.
Gov. Gavin Newsom reallocated $11.5 million to the Equitable Payroll Fund to help small arts nonprofits recover from the pandemic and comply with AB5.
Dreams on the Rocks Productions’ Eclectic Box is slated to be a home for companies affected by PianoFight’s closure.
Taylor Mac’s sequel to Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus” creates a canvas for artists to lead our revolts.
Crowded Fire Theater’s West Coast premiere of “Edit Annie” already reflects its new leadership makeup.
Hansol Jung’s play about a Korean adoptee galvanizes powers of make-believe.
The plot of Ray of Light Theatre’s production is sometimes mere scaffolding on which to hang songs, and that’s OK.
The Marsh Berkeley’s production about Black career railroad men lacks the particular alchemy of solo shows but triumphs with careful pacing, vivid characters.
In Liz Duffy Adams’ firecracker of a two-hander about William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe, actor Dean Linnard has a show that gives full expression to his artistic prowess.
Lisa Peterson’s adaptation trounces the notion that Homer’s poem is irrelevant or that its interpretative possibilities have been exhausted.
Highlights this season include Berkeley Repertory Theatre, CounterPulse and We Players.
Santa Cruz Shakespeare hit 114% of its box-office goal for the year before its summer season even finished.
American Conservatory Theater’s world premiere musical about the legendary TV series asks, “How do our stories live in our bodies?”
San Francisco performer Michael Phillis simultaneously spoofs human resources and serves as the field’s underdog champion.
Paul Whitworth in the tragedy’s title role gives line readings that leave flesh wounds.
TheatreFirst in Berkeley joins a rapidly growing list of shuttered Bay Area theaters.
Bridgette Loriaux’s direction of Shakespeare’s love tangle is part whipped hormone frenzy, part unsettling meditation.
“If your desire is to keep creating theater, then keep creating theater,” said Exit Theatre Artistic Director Christina Augello.
Geetha Reddy’s version of the ancient Indian epic, now in an Oakland Theater Project production, gives the Bay Area a gift.
In ‘Corteo,’ which performs in San Jose, Oakland and S.F., the clown is like that uncle who still thinks you’re 4 when you’re 14.
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the region’s third-largest nonprofit theater, announced it needs the public’s help this month. But its plight is hardly unique in the industry.
The Lower Bottom Playaz have their first permanent home in BAM House at 1540 Broadway, part of the Black Arts Movement Business District.
La Lengua Teatro en Español and Brava Theater’s U.S. premiere in San Francisco shows that domestic labor is anything but mundane.
Playwright and San Francisco native Star Finch makes music of trash talk in this Magic Theatre and Campo Santo world premiere.
In Cupertino’s Memorial Park — where the tour kicked off before heading to Redwood City, San Francisco and Orinda — the play is unhelped by literal and figurative barriers between stag…
The show, about the Queen of Rock and Roll, written by Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins, suffers from many of the perennial problems of jukebox musicals.
Margo Hall and Ellen Sebastian Chang first collaborated at Magic Theatre 30 years ago, and now the pair reunite for Star Finch’s world premiere.
“It was a heavy, rolling, deep-like grief,” says star of the musical about the Queen of Rock & Roll, which plays at BroadwaySF and Broadway San Jose.