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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Photos: Meet the SF cast of ‘Harry Potter and Cursed Child’ by Randy McMullen

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" kicks of its run at The Curran in S.F. Oct. 23 -- here are photos the cast.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

‘A Night With Janis Joplin’ lands in San Jose, Santa Rosa by Randy McMullen

The Tony Award-nominated musical "A Night With Janis Joplin,"starring Mary Bridget Davies, is in tour with stops in San Jose and Santa Rosa.

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Monday, October 7, 2019

‘Simon & Garfunkel Story’ comes to SF for 3 shows by Randy McMullen

The multimedia concert/theatrical show "Simon & Garfunkel Story" recounts career of iconic folk duo and delivers a boatload of cherished songs.

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Thursday, October 3, 2019

7 epic Bay Area things to do this weekend, Oct. 4-6 by Randy McMullen

Got your Bay Area weekend plans? We have some cool ideas, from big free music festivals to yummy Indian cuisine to hangin' with Mark Twain.

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

TheatreWorks brings ‘Mark Twain’s River of Song’ to Mountain View by Randy McMullen

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents the West Coast premiere of rollicking new musical "Mark Twain's River of Song."

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Sylvia Milo’s heartbreaking ‘The Other Mozart’ comes to San Jose by Randy McMullen

Sylvia Milo's solo show about Amadeus Mozart's hard-luck sister plays at the Hammer Theatre in San Jose.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Anna Maria Mendieta’s fiery ‘Tango del Ciela’ comes to Pleasanton by Randy McMullen

Acclaimed harpist Anna Maria Mendieta's multimedia dance/music production 'Tango del Ciela' comes to Pleasanton's Firehouse Arts Center Sept. 21-22.

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Smuin Ballet’s season kicks off with Johnny Cash, Dave Brubeck dances by Randy McMullen

Bay Area's Smuin Contemporary Ballet kicks off a new season with "Dance Series 1," featuring new works inspired by Johnny Cash and Dave Brubeck.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

China’s eye-popping Cirque Mei comes to Palo Alto by Randy McMullen

The renowned Circus Mei, known for gravity-defying circus and acrobatics feats, comes to Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto Sept. 18.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

‘One Woman Sex and the City’ loving parody comes to San Jose by Randy McMullen

Kerry Ipema's solo show "One Woman Sex and the City" -- based on the iconic TV series -- comes to San Jose Sept. 13-14 -- here's what you need to know.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Review: ‘Anastasia’ in SF works better as fable than as musical by Randy McMullen

The musical "Anastasia" takes a fascinating chapter of history and turns it into an entertaining but unremarkable bit of theater.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

‘Murder for Two’ — it’s a comedy, folks — opens Center Rep season in Walnut Creek by Randy McMullen

Center Repertory Company in Walnut Creek presents the two-actor (plus grand piano) comedy "Murder for Two."

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Bette Davis has a bumpy night in new San Jose stage show by Randy McMullen

'Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies,' a solo show written and performed by Jessica Sherr, plays at 3Below Theaters in San Jose Aug. 23-24.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Rare look at stunning Mayan quilts on hand in San Jose by Randy McMullen

San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles hosts an exhibit that tells the history of Mayan cultures in Guatemala through the clothes people wore.

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Madcap comedy ‘Play That Goes Wrong’ lands in SF for short run by Randy McMullen

The award-winning British comedy "The Play That Goes Wrong" is about, well, a play that goes wrong -- spectacularly; it plays in SF Aug. 13-18.

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Brian Copeland, Charlie Varon take their Trump-themed ‘S*** Show’ on the road by Randy McMullen

Bay Area performers Brian Copeland and Charlie Varon are bringing their Trump-themed "Great American S*** Show" to several Bay Area venues.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Diablo Ballet will open a dance school in Pleasant Hill by Randy McMullen

Diablo Ballet kicks off 26th season announcing it will open a school covering all levels of ballet in Pleasant Hill beginning Aug. 26.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Garrett + Moulton dance troupe in SF really wants you to feel better about stuff by Randy McMullen

Acclaimed Bay Area choreographers Janice Garrett and Charles Moulton celebrate our 'capacity for joy' in new program coming to SF Aug. 9-11.

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Monday, July 22, 2019

‘Little Black Dress,’ the musical, comes to San Jose by Randy McMullen

"Little Black Dress," a musical revue by the creators of "Spank! The Fifty Shades of Grey Parody," comes to San Jose's Hammer Theatre.

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Friday, July 5, 2019

TheatreWorks opens 50th season with bittersweet ‘Language Archive’ by Randy McMullen

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 50th season -- and last under founder Robert Kelley -- opens with Julia Cho's "The Language Archive."

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

SF Ethnic Dance Festival is back with a 28 troupes and a bunch of surprises by Randy McMullen

The annual Ethnic Dance Fest will be held in Berkeley July 6-7, 13-14 with 28 troupes performing works from around the world.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Joan Didion’s ‘Magical Thinking’ comes to Berkeley’s Aurora Theatre by Randy McMullen

Stage adaptation of Joan Didion's masterful memoir on grieving, 'The Year of Magical Thinking,' gets Bay Area premiere at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Father’s Day 2019: Here are 15 special outings in the SF Bay Area by Randy McMullen

Here are 15 ideas for having fun with dad over Father's Day weekend from classic rock and a silly musical to a Pirate Festival. Yar!

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Robert Kelley, TheatreWorks accept Regional Tony Award at NY ceremony by Randy McMullen

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley on Sunday was awarded the Regional Theatre Tony Award, with founding artistic director Robert Kelley accepting the statue.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Oakland Ballet takes a ride through ‘Jungle Book’ — with a major detour by Randy McMullen

Oakland Ballet performs Graham Lustig's "Jangala," based on Kipling's "Jungle Book," with an Indian music score and a contemporary urban landscape.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Lauren Gunderson’s feminist ‘Silent Sky’ comes to San Jose by Randy McMullen

Lauren Gunderson's play "Silent Sky" centers on a woman scientist, Henrietta Leavitt, who made profound discoveries in a male-dominated world.

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Famed Indian artist Rina Banerjee’s 1st major exhibit showing in San Jose by Randy McMullen

The works of Rina Banerjee, acclaimed as a powerful voice of post-Colonial India, are showing at San Jose Museum of Art.

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

Mother’s Day 2019: Here are 16 special outings in the SF Bay Area by Randy McMullen

Flowers and brunch are nice, but here 16 other ways to enjoy a special Mother's Day -- from world-famous Rubens paintings to great music to Doris Day.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Palo Alto’s TheatreWorks just won a Tony Award by Randy McMullen

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, led by artistic director Robert Kelley, has been awarded the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award, considered the top citation for a company not producing on Broadwa…

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Smuin Ballet tours with greatest hits, new work from Amy Seiwert by Randy McMullen

Smuin Ballet is tour SF Bay Area with a program blending favorite works by Michael Smuin and a world premiere from Amy Seiwert.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Review: San Jose musical delivers ‘Spoonful’ of old-fashioned innocence by Randy McMullen

"A Spoonful of Sherman" plays through May 5 at 3Below Theaters & Lounge in San Jose

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