Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: Bay Stages

Our police state, staged and sung in ‘Freedomland’

56th annual SF Mime Troupe show tours the Bay Area, coming to Dolores Park July 3-5. By Marke B.  ONSTAGE "The Mime Troupe has always used art as a way to get...

Welcome to Oakland, ‘Welcome to Night Vale’

Surreal podcast phenomenon brings live show, charming heebie-jeebies to Fox Theatre, Tue/21. We interview Cecil, the show's perfectly unreliable narrator.  By Marke B. BAY STAGES The enormous glowing cloud that saves as president of...

Separation becomes communal in ‘TOUCH’

New dance work from David Herrera Performance Company takes personal, tangible approach to immigration issues, April 2-4 at Z Space. By Marke B. BAY STAGES The "one step forward, three steps...

Wrap up Women’s History Month with a big laugh. (Don’t worry, it’s OK.)

"The Formula" injects a much-needed boost of diversity into local comedy, Fri/27 at XOXO Nightclub.  By Marke B.  BAY STAGES  "Asian, black, petite, LGBTQ, redheaded, Latina, simply gorgeous … " You can't...

‘Tartuffe’ storms Berkeley Rep, frock coats awhirl

Hyper-stylish staging -- those costumes! That set! -- and sharp acting make for a blasphemously sexy evening.   By Marke B.  BAY STAGES Despite torturing the homeless, interfering with children, and other somewhat breathtaking...

Thrillpeddlers sparkle in saucy “Jewels of Paris”

"Revolutionary New Musical Revue" from classic troupe offers infectious tunes, lusty energy, punchy Pierrot. By Marke B. BAY STAGES Looking for a sweet, diverting break from irony, snark, memes, constant updates,...