Help Desk | Feb 04, 2014
In which our columnist relays valuable advice about approaching galleries and museums regarding performance opportunities. By Bean Gilsdorf
Theater Review | Feb 01, 2014
Mikhail Baryshnikov is back at Berkeley Rep in a confused retelling of two Anton Chekhov stories. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Jan 27, 2014
Live on stage, the daughter of one of the Mitchell Brothers recounts a childhood amid the porn biz. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Jan 25, 2014
A female astronomer struggles for recognition before women have even won the right to vote. By Sam Hurwitt
Event | Jan 20, 2014
Starting January 23, SF Sketchfest orchestrates a full-scale comedy invasion of San Francisco, with more than 200 shows in over 20 venues around the city. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Jan 02, 2014
We asked Forum's producers to each pick their favorite arts shows from 2013. Producer Judy Campbell chose the interview with Alonzo King on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of his LINES Ballet. By KQED Forum
Theater Review | Dec 24, 2013
Victoriana meets gross-out humor in Shotgun Players' theatrical extravaganza. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Dec 20, 2013
Dance Kaiso brings Afro-Caribbean dance to a new generation. By Stephanie Martin
Performance | Dec 18, 2013
Operating out of a San Pablo strip mall, Los Cenzontles is a "factory of culture," teaching kids traditional Mexican music and dance. By Cyrus Musiker
Performance | Dec 17, 2013
Ten of the Bay Area's best plays and performances of 2013, and a couple to look forward to at the start of 2014. By Sam Hurwitt
Performing Arts : NPR
Wright plays an FBI secretary who falls in love with an undercover Russian spy. She says Martha is "who we would all most likely be" if we found ourselves in the world of The Americans.
The image of the "sad clown" can seem like a cliche. But for Kevin Breel, it's very real. He describes how he struggled with depression while performing as a stand-up comedian.
When comedian and TV host Sandi Toksvig came out as gay in the early 1990s, she used humor to recover from the onslaught of vitriol.Today, she says, humor can help bring about social change.
It's a tricky thing, casting. Directors have a vision for their lines — but what if that vision doesn't include a more inclusive palette?