Sunday, September 16, 2018
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Miss Bennet If You’re a Single Man in Possession of a Good Fortune by Sam Hurwitt

The overlooked Bennet middle sister gets her moment in Pride and Prejudice sequel.

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George and Martha — Sad, Sad, Sad by Sam Hurwitt

The booze and barbs flow in Shotgun's stylized new take on Virginia Woolf. 

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The Singing Bennets by Sam Hurwitt

Jane Austen goes musical in San Francisco.

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You Tell Me That It’s Evolution by Sam Hurwitt

Darwin goes beach bum in a new play at the Berkeley City Club.

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Northern Highlights by Sam Hurwitt

It's time once again for my top 5 Marin theatrical productions of the year.

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Dear Frenemy by Sam Hurwitt

A musical twist on The Shop Around the Corner charms at SF Playhouse. 

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Family Lies by Sam Hurwitt

A writer airs out all the old family secrets in Other Desert Cities. 

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Me and My Shadow by Sam Hurwitt

An old-timey Jekyll/Hyde haunts Fremont.

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Cooking up Trouble by Sam Hurwitt

Theresa Rebeck gets deep inside kitchen politics.

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Fascism Is in Fashion by Sam Hurwitt

Berkeley Rep presents an eerily prescient It Can't Happen Here. 

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Peter Prequel by Sam Hurwitt

Berkeley Playhouse enchants with Peter Pan prequel.

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Founding Follies by Sam Hurwitt

CCMT revives a goofy musical trifle about the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Wedding Zinger by Sam Hurwitt

Center REP's wedding musical is a welcome surprise.

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Peeling the Onion of Truth by Sam Hurwitt

Christopher Chen's Caught at Shotgun Players keeps peeling the onion of untruths.

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An August Ensemble by Sam Hurwitt

Marin Theatre Company kicks off its 50th season with August: Osage County.

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Dialect Is Destiny by Sam Hurwitt

It’s odd that a play about phonetics as a predictor of socioeconomic class would become an enduringly popular musical.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

MTC at 50 by Sam Hurwitt

Marin Theatre Company looks back on its last 50 years and forward to the next 50.

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by Sam Hurwitt

A traveling theatrical troupe mashes up Romeo and Jedi.

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Leaping Lizards by Sam Hurwitt

Angst, humor and lizards enliven Role Players Ensemble's Seascape.

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Behind the Curves by Sam Hurwitt

Real Women Have Curves lovingly reminisces about the good old days in the family sweatshop.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

A Moor with Conviction by Sam Hurwitt

Trolling leads to tragedy in Marin Shakespeare’s Othello, featuring their first ex-con star.

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New Feminist Shakespeare by Sam Hurwitt

Shakespeare remix shifts focus from weak king to heroic queen.

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Love Is a Drag by Sam Hurwitt

Woodminster's La Cage aux Folles is a fine romance.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

A Roaring 20s Comedy of Errors by Sam Hurwitt

Mill Valley's Curtain Theatre sets Shakespeare's raucous comedy of mistaken identity in the flapper era.

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Take the Twelfth by Sam Hurwitt

Another summer, another Twelfth Night.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A Cheeseball Comedy by Sam Hurwitt

Altarena Playhouse produces the Sedaris sibs' popular Book of Liz.

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TheatreFirst’s Bold Third Act by Sam Hurwitt

Longtime East Bay company TheatreFirst reinvents itself with a bold new mission.

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The Moor the Merrier by Sam Hurwitt

Three local companies present three very different takes on Othello this summer.

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Rancho Capulet by Sam Hurwitt

We Players puts the audience to work with a site-specific Old West Romeo and Juliet.

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A Musical Waistland by Sam Hurwitt

If you have a craving for a musical revue of pop songs with new lyrics about weight loss, boy do we have the show for you!

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre