Theater Review | Dec 16, 2013
Marsh solo show on love addiction makes sex sound pretty darned unsexy. By Sam Hurwitt
Event | Dec 11, 2013
S.F. native performs with his regular comedy troupe at quartet of new shows. By Jonathan Curiel
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
Performing Arts : NPR
When comics tell jokes about the news, they're bound to come up with similar punch lines. But comedy writer Larry Getlen says that, while joke theft does happen, it's still rare.
The Tony Award-winning musical, The Book of Mormon, opened in Salt Lake City last week. The sendup of missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is getting a rousing reception.
The duo Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller are back on Broadway. They both talk — yes, even Teller — with NPR's Scott Simon about magic, danger and the remarkable endurance of their 40-year partnership.
Bob Mondello looks at the most-produced shows at high schools through seven decades and ponders what the choices made by drama teachers tell us.
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