Now through Sunday, May 15: Hamlet at Shotgun Players' Ashby Stage, Berkeley
'The play's the thing' in this unusual version of Shakespeare's famous tragedy, where the cast members only find out which role they're going to play that night five minutes before curtain.
Now through Saturday, May 14: Latino Art Now! exhibition at MACLA, San Jose
For the 18th year running, the region's premiere Latino art and culture hub presents an exhibition of works by some of the most fabulous contemporary Latino artists of recent times from the Bay Area and beyond, like Carlos Rolón/Dzine, Gilbert "Magu" Lujan, and Ester Hernandez.
Now through Thursday, May 19: Cypress String Quartet's Beethoven in the City concert series at a variety of locations, San Francisco
After 20 years, the esteemed Bay Area-based chamber ensemble is saying farewell with a series of free pop-up concerts covering all 16 of Beethoven's string quartets in different locations around San Francisco.
Saturday, May 14: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) reopening, San Francisco
After three years of being closed to the public, the expanded SFMOMA reopens with a big public celebration and hundreds of newly added works of contemporary art from the Fisher Collection.
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Now through Saturday, May 28: Paul Flores' You're Gonna Cry at Phoenix Theatre, San Francisco
Bay Area actor and spoken word artist Paul Flores presents a solo show about Mission gentrification in the 1990s, embodying many colorful characters inspired by the neighborhood's residents.