Theater Review | Dec 16, 2013

Let's Talk About Sex, and 'The Oy' Thereof

Marsh solo show on love addiction makes sex sound pretty darned unsexy. By Sam Hurwitt   

Event | Dec 11, 2013

How a Life of Activism Turned Nato Green Into a Stand-Up Comic

S.F. native performs with his regular comedy troupe at quartet of new shows. By Jonathan Curiel   

Theater Review | Dec 05, 2013

'Potted Potter' Whizzes Through the Wizard World

British two-man parody whizzes through the wizard world of Harry Potter. By Sam Hurwitt   

Theater Review | Dec 03, 2013

Tristan & Who? It's About The Ones They Left Behind

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

Our Theatrical Stocking Runs Over

A sprinkling of Santastic spectacles dashing into sight on Bay Area stages. By Sam Hurwitt   

Theater Review | Nov 26, 2013

Magic Theatre's Musical Monologue Internalizes the War at Home

A military wife finds her voice in this musical at the Magic. By Sam Hurwitt   

Performance | Nov 24, 2013

Delicious Drama: Berkeley Rep Pairs Food and Theater

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

'Radiolab Live' Resurrects Death

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

Something Special in SF Playhouse's Sandbox

A management consultant session turns sinister in Ideation, Aaron Loeb's new play. By Sam Hurwitt   

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Performing Arts : NPR
  • Director Peter Hall, A Champion Of British Theater, Dies At 86

    Hall ran two of the most important theater companies in England — the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He directed Waiting for Godot and Amadeus, among dozens of plays, old and new.

  • Casting Directors On Broadway Seek To Unionize

    Broadway casting directors are seeking to unionize like their colleagues in Hollywood, who are already represented. But Broadway producers are resisting and have even threatened to sue, despite support for the casting directors throughout the Broadway community.

  • A Houston Drag Queen Talks Fundraising

    Regina Thorne-DuBois is a Houston drag queen who held a series of Facebook Live fundraisers for local community health organizations in the wake of Harvey. She joins NPR's Scott Simon.

  • Bernard Pomerance, Playwright Of 'The Elephant Man,' Has Died

    Pomerance wrote the Tony Award-winning play about the life of a very deformed man in Victorian England. It has been played hundreds of times, attracting top actors for the central role.

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