Stories about ON STAGE

Digging deep, empowered by grief

In "Seed Language," 58 young performers explore society's violence against black and brown bodies.

Punching up

All-female line-up takes over Punch Line Comedy Club for Women's History Month.

Enter ‘The Colored Museum’

African American Shakespeare Company tackles satirical take on black stereotypes with talent to spare.

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BIG WEEK: The top 10 things to do Wed/6-Sun/10

Sketchfest, Tape Music Festival, Bowie Birthday Bash, Movement Arts Festival, Project Nunway, Mochi Pounding,  Star Trek Live... By Marke B. BIG WEEK Sketchfest! Sketchfest! Sketchfest! Is...
48 Hills: TIFF 40

Ficks’ Picks from the Toronto International Film Festival, part 1

Hitchcock revisited, Laurie Anderson's dog, Neo-Nazi horror, Charlie Kaufman's stop-motion animation... and a nightmarish new E.T.? (Read part 2 here.) By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS...

Future fantasies collide in “Late Stage San Francisco”

Maryam Rostami's latest performance piece takes on problematic visions, apocalypse porn, and "roadkill Kardashians." By Caitlin Donohue ONSTAGE Performer Maryam Farnaz Rostami hardly thinks that her play...

SF Street Food Festival: deliciously huge, very hot

The shorts were short, the cocktails were complicated, and the most popular dish was … grasshopper? By Marke B. August 17, 2015 -- There may have...

Bear witness: Voices of Ciudad Juárez come to Z Space

Director Rubén Polendo interviewed over 200 Juarenses to tell a dynamic, staged story of their memory and survival, Thu/23-Sat/25. By Caitlin Donohue. ONSTAGE You might know...

Scenes from Pride Weekend, Day One

A vocal (and huge) trans march, a huge marriage rally ... and it stayed warm pretty late By Tim Redmond JUNE 26, 2015 – The weather...