Emily Wilson

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Tracking the human condition through a Nigerian family epic

Two installments of playwright Mfoniso Udofia's acclaimed nine-play Ufot Family Cycle—'In Old Age" and 'Her Portmanteau'—come to the Magic Theatre and ACT Strand.

In ‘La Ronde,’ a merry-go-round of trysts—with a twist

Cutting Ball Theatre's Ariel Craft on the pleasures and challenges of staging a 100-year-old play about sex—including hiring an 'intimacy coordinator.'

Exploring consent—and its conversations—in ‘Actually’

Michael A. Curry plays a Black freshman under pressure at Princeton in Anna Ziegler's play about a fraught encounter.

In ‘Yoga Play,’ Dipika Guha twists commerce into comedy

The playwright's latest, at San Francisco Playhouse, joyfully takes on mindfulness and commercialism.

Man vs Tammany in classic musical ‘Fiorello!’

Colin Thomson portrays NYC's Mayor LaGuardia, a Republican who embraced immigrants' rights, stood with unions, and still gets sampled in hip-hop.

Exploring the ‘Convergence’ of Yiddish and African American spiritual music

Singer Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell reactivates a bedrock of American music: Black people and Jews jamming together.

Detailing the splashy brilliance of Berkeley Rep’s ‘Metamorphoses’

Actor Benjamin Ismail describes the challenging rewards of bringing Ovid's myths to the stage—in a pool of water.

Teens takeover the Contemporary Jewish Museum — and it’s about time

From DJs to designers, the institution hands over the programming reins to the younger generation on Sat/9

In Vija Celmins’ new solo show, an SFMoMa curator reflects on her slow look

"She’s kept that intensity and invention, decade after decade”

SF Ballet’s ‘Don Quixote’ provides a home away from home for Sardinian star

Angelo Greco takes on a romantic version of Cervantes' classic, and other challenges of artistic immigration