Stories about Onstage

Forget the ‘pale male’ podcast scene, here’s Bitch Talk

450 episodes in and celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the popular 'cast features activism, arts, and a little drinking.

Screen Grabs: Two of SF’s biggest acting exports light up screens again

Annette Bening in 'Hope Gap' and Rene Auberjonois in 'Raising Buchanan' show their too-undeniable star power.

SFFILM Fest goes virtual just as programming director bows out

Rachel Rosen helped steer the huge event for over two decades—her final fest has been dramatic, to say the least.

Can drag queens beat death? Find out in ‘Drag Becomes Her’

Peaches Christ, Jinkx Monsoon, and BenDeLaCreme send up 1992 camp classic 'Death Becomes Her' in a dragstravaganza.

Review: Sketch comedy legends Culture Clash return—with big tío energy

The pioneering performance trio's provocations feel comforting, but still pack a poignant wallop at Berkeley Rep.

Is Marcos Mena the best guitarist in indie rock?

The Mountain View-born math rock virtuoso, better known as Standards, plays at Bottom of the Hill Fri/6.

These film revivals prove SF is still a place for movie lovers

Kirk Douglas, Fellini, and American Zoetrope retrospectives, Jesus Christ Superstar, punk videos, and more this week

Review: A dash of variety and joy in SF Ballet’s ‘Classical (Re)Vision’

This 'tasting flight of contemporary ballet' highlights the company's resilient, welcoming spirit.

Never mind the Brexit, here’s Mostly British film fest

A gig-economy takedown, inappropriate romance, off-kilter comedy, wild flights of greed—there's plenty of tea in this year's cuppa.

Review: Get up, go out, see ‘Wakey, Wakey’

Will Eno's tender, hyperreal play at ACT reflects the uncanny experience of being a contemporary human.