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Though Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play lays out carefully engineered juxtapositions, the Aurora Theatre production gets in its own way more often than not.
Most families dread the holiday season. The Dahls in Berkeley Repertory's latest drama, written by “Russian Doll” co-creator Leslye Headland, are no different.
Steven Anthony Jones bids farewell to Bay Area theater with his heroic tribute performance in “How I Learned What I Learned.”
The Grammy-winning Broadway performer provided an invigorating opening night to the 13th season of Bay Area Cabaret at the Venetian Room.
Traci Tolmaire’s heady docu-drama imagines a conversation between James Baldwin, Nina Simone and Lorraine Hansberry.
In Madeleine George’s funny and foreboding play, the climate crisis is comically urgent.
The S.F. company opens its 30th season with an inventive staging of George Saunders' short story about a vet dealing with the trauma of the battlefield.
The one-woman tribute starring Greta Ogelsby delivers mostly uplifting message, though sheds light on how little progress U.S. has made.
If the show doesn’t always conjure the magic, to paraphrase one of its lines, you’d have to try hard not to have fun and have your heart tugged along the way.
As a sustained feat of musical tribute, “Halie!” stakes its claim in clear and often stirring musical terms. It’s as a bio-musical that the show falters.
If “Wuthering Heights” doesn’t equal the best of Emma Rice's works, it delivers plenty to savor and recollect.
"Otto Frank," a solo show starring the Berkeley-born actor, spreads out a cloak of human suffering and depravity from across the centuries and around the globe.
The cause was metastatic breast cancer. There are tentative plans for a memorial service at Z Space in October.
Jeanne Sakata’s documentary solo play reopened mainstream, live in-person theater to San Francisco. The production runs through July 3.
San Francisco audiences are about to enter a theatrical time machine with the dial spun back 35 years. Where they land, in a warmly awaited musical "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City" tha…