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In ‘Mother of the Maid,’ Joan of Arc’s maternal support takes center stage

Playwright Jane Anderson infuses a classic tale with gut-level feelings that translate to our moment.

‘A Gothic Tale’ plumbs Legion of Honor’s haunting depths

Mirrors, doubles, organ music, film noir, and the museum's archives comprise Alexandre Singh's creepy exhibit.

Lesbian history finally takes center stage in ‘The Daughters’

From living rooms to the Lexington Club, Patricia Cotter's new play plunges into the story of a fascinating civil rights revolution.

‘Free For All’: Not your great-great-grandmother’s Miss Julie

Playwright Megan Cohen rewrites August Strindberg's problematic play—and yes, there's skiing on Nob Hill.

Celebrating 50 groundbreaking years of Ethnic Studies with ‘Solidarity’

An inspired show at Southern Exposure highlights the lasting influence of San Francisco State's unique program.

Dancing in different senses with ‘(in)Visible’

Six visually impaired, blind, and sighted performers expand how we 'see' dance in Jess Curtis/Gravity's latest work.

At 85, a revered glassblower inspired by SF’s ‘Radiance’

'Very few places in the world have this light,' says Lino Tagliapietra, whose latest work is at Montague Gallery.

A Green Film Festival to fire you up

The connection between the housing and climate crises is just one of the essential topics explored at the ninth annual SFGFF.

Watching movies—and coping and connecting—in ‘The Flick’

Director Jon Tracy talks about the latest Shotgun Players production, exploring the surprisingly complex world of three cinema employees.

‘Exit Strategy’: Can they save a crumbling high school?

Actors Tre’Vonne Bell and Adam Niemann talk about Aurora Theatre's new production, which takes on the failing school system.