Stories about Onstage
High kicks, hijinks, and plenty of Gershwin gold pump up this showbiz tale from Bay Area Musicals.
Frank Capra's 1946 classic debuts at SF Opera—although a few things have changed along the way.
The artist-composer fills Grace Cathedral with a queer-centric Latin mass, dedicated to the repose of agitated souls.
Playwright and solo performer Nilaja Sun showcases her Lower East Side neighborhood's resilience after Hurricane Sandy.
Playwright Jaclyn Backhaus retells the story of John Wesley Powell's 1869 Colorado River expedition—with some raucous twists.
Playing flamboyant rock hero Freddie Mercury in new band bio-pic, the actor discovers vulnerability in the stage bravado.
At Bindlestiff Studio, Andrea Almario's play (directed with her sister Aureen) offers a unique perspective of the immigrant experience.
Ashlin Halfnight's 'The Resting Place' wrestles with deeply disturbing, unfortunately contemporary themes.
Choreographer Jess Curtis and company emphasize disabled access in a futuristic performance series at Counterpulse.
Sheila Callaghan talks gender roles, cultural rage, and her 'Women Laughing Alone with Salad' at Shotgun Players.