Stories about 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...

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...

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...

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,...

‘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...

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...