Theater Review | Dec 05, 2013
British two-man parody whizzes through the wizard world of Harry Potter. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Dec 03, 2013
The 10th anniversary production of Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult is a refashioning of the cheekily irreverent show that first put the British troupe on the map. By Liz Mak
Performance | Nov 29, 2013
A sprinkling of Santastic spectacles dashing into sight on Bay Area stages. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Nov 26, 2013
A military wife finds her voice in this musical at the Magic. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Nov 24, 2013
What we eat and why are themes that the Berkeley Rep is tackling in a new project involving playwrights from around the country. San Francisco writers Octavio Solis and Lauren Gunderson are letting the topic of food take them inwards, towards self-doubt and self-realization. By Monica Lam
Truly CA Shorts | Nov 23, 2013
View Brian Favorite's short film, Heklina, which profiles the hostess of Trannyshack, San Francisco's longest running, current drag show.
Event | Nov 20, 2013
Not many crowds cheer at the appearance of the table of elements as though a favorite baseball player has taken the field, but at Apocalyptical, Radiolab's live show at Oakland's Paramount Theater on Sunday, that is exactly what happened. By Emily Eifler
Theater Review | Nov 19, 2013
A management consultant session turns sinister in Ideation, Aaron Loeb's new play. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Nov 12, 2013
A night of "pizza, beer," Shakespeare, and the Trojan War at Berkeley's Impact Theatre. By Sam Hurwitt
Event | Nov 06, 2013
A Muslim, Buddhist, priest and atheist crash land in the middle of a Nigerian civil war and must put aside their personal and religious differences to get out alive. That's the basic outline of A Message, the Arabian Shakespeare Fest's first import. By Ben Marks
A group of people inspired by a book on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy are creating theater around the idea that his death could have been part of a conspiracy. And the questions don't stop there.
Each year as they begin to deck the halls, theaters around the country put on seasonal shows. And not just the old standbys: Singularly local stories, including a New York City fairy tale and a Chicago-set musical, have become real holiday traditions.
Choreographer Elizabeth Streb pushes the boundaries of Newtonian physics--with dance. In her show Forces, dancers fly, fall, and collide in mid-air. No wonder the "action architect" has her share of scientist fans, among them, big-thinking particle physicist Lisa Randall.
Friends, X-Men, notables of the British Empire: Now Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart have teamed up again on Broadway this season, performing two classic plays in repertory — Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot and Harold Pinter's No Man's Land.
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