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
Theater Review | Nov 05, 2013
Local playwright explores Nigerian scammers and the online pranksters who target them. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Nov 03, 2013
A powerful moment at the Creative Time Summit recalls this year's California prison hunger strikes. By Christian L. Frock
The Do List | Oct 31, 2013
Cy Musiker and David Wiegand scout the Bay Area for things to do this coming weekend and turn up sugar skulls, a Lou Reed tribute, and a desert caravan from Mali.
Performance | Oct 24, 2013
Blood will be spilled on screen and stage to celebrate the Bay Area's favorite holiday. By Cy Musiker
Theater Review | Oct 21, 2013
Scottish playwright Linda McLean returns to the Bay Area stage with strangers, babies, another disturbing slice of life. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Oct 15, 2013
New political drama at TheatreWorks seems quaint compared to what's actually going on in national politics. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Oct 12, 2013
42nd Street Moon revives a long-forgotten Superman musical that shows why it never took flight. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Oct 08, 2013
Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo delves into the otherworldly and absurd, with a bent towards the fantastical. By Liz Mak
Performing Arts : NPR
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?
Comedian Iliza Shlesinger's standup is physical. She contorts and snorts and stalks the stage as she becomes the characters in jokes that explore what it's like to be a woman in today's society.
New York artist Jo Lampert just landed her first major role: Joan in David Byrne's new rock opera based on Joan of Arc. With her androgynous appearance and bluesy voice, Lampert seems like a good fit.
Kander and his partner, Fred Ebb, wrote the songs for a number of musicals, including Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Cabaret. Kander spoke to Terry Gross in 1991 and 2015.