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“Every single word of every single song I’ve ever written is right in my mind,” said Betty Reid Soskin, 100.
When performers land, with a boom or a plop, the reverberation sometimes ripples all the way to your seat.
Some whistle-blowers have only seen their opportunities grow, suggesting that the industry’s power balance is shifting.
Aren't we all just hoping to bungle our way from awkward dating app convos to true love amid a looming apocalypse?
Already Sean San José's generosity as the the ultimate host is reshaping the legendary San Francisco theater company.
Lucky audiences can see the musical juggernaut for just $10 — the bill denomination honoring the show's subject.
The pre-Broadway Netflix release marks an exciting model for those of us who don’t regularly make it to New York to theater.
"I don’t need to be told I’m a white supremacist," an outgoing moderator said.
An all-white cast might have been less of an issue in a show with fewer roles. Or one that's not about fairy tale characters.
Industry changes create an opportunity for the smaller circus companies in the Bay Area to redefine the art form.
Isaac Gomez's horror revenge comedy complicates stereotyped images of gentrification and privilege.
Co-Artistic Director JoAnne Winter plans to continue at the organization's helm.
Michelle Carter’s ‘How to Pray’ rejects abortion storytelling cliches.
Eric Ting's production leans into Shakespeare's weirdness with uncommon commitment and imagination.
To see this season's shows, you can explore in the woods, return to a beloved playhouse or stream from home.
To see "Come From Away" onscreen now is to see a path to mercy and compassion off in the distance.
Open Access came after a year of what many describe as the union's slow or insufficient adaptation to the pandemic.
The Dream Keeper Initiative models a potentially radical way to support arts companies such as SFBATCO.
The Old Mint has been a frequent home to immersive theater, but 13th Floor makes the site seem custom-built.
Berber, a North African restaurant in Russian Hill, hosts a weekend circus dinner show. Two Chronicle critics wrote a play about it.
Many patrons told The Chronicle they felt safe attending the Orpheum's "Hamilton" show on Tuesday, Aug. 10, marking the San Francisco theater's reopening.
The news pushes the theater's reopening until November, with "Wintertime" by Charles L. Mee.
"I wondered if I needed to drop the show because it would put my public health career in jeopardy," Boothman said.
Community theaters are a vital part of the art form. But they may not be equipped to deal with a crisis as complex and ever-evolving as the COVID pandemic.
The long journey to your seat is the highlight of the production, in which a floating structure serves as stage and set.
Would you help us return to in-person indoor performances in two to 36 months by telling us how you feel right now?
We've been pitting the struggles of Black men against the struggles of white women for a long, long time, according to "The Agitators."
After more than a year without indoor, in-person theater, actors performing right in front of you packs a surprise wallop.
John Wilkins and his reviews remain the same; it's my understanding that changed.
Though playwright John Wilkins identifies as African American, he is light-skinned enough not to get followed at the grocery store.
For too long now, the 62-year-old company has been coasting on nostalgia.