Stories about Onstage

Post-human radical inclusivity, center-stage in ‘Beyond Gravity’

Choreographer Jess Curtis and company emphasize disabled access in a futuristic performance series at Counterpulse.

From uproarious meme to poignant play (with salad)

Sheila Callaghan talks gender roles, cultural rage, and her 'Women Laughing Alone with Salad' at Shotgun Players.

Pucks to plays: Former hockey pro brings drama to Magic Theatre

As 'The Resting Place' opens, playwright Ashlin Halfnight compares the teamwork of contact sports to the stage.

Chekhov, with some curveballs, in Cutting Ball’s ‘Uncle Vanya’

Actors aloft, hanging mics, and George Saulnier as a funny Uncle in the latest reimagining of the classic play

ACT’s ‘Sweat’ asks: When does class solidarity end and racism begin?

Lynn Nottage's sensational play doesn't flinch from showing how decisions of distant capitalists slice deeply into workers' lives.

25 cheers for the Kinsey Sicks!

SF's dragapella beauty-shop quartet celebrates a quarter century of tart political wit—and bids farewell to Rachel.

Opera singer Russell Thomas on diversity, drive, and ‘Roberto Devereux’

Starring in SF Opera's latest, the tenor calls on arts institutions to "look to their communities" for talent that attracts audiences.

A swell wave of female talent rolls in with TIDES

Vibrant showcase of local, women-led bands and visual artists with a charitable twist comes to El Rio August 29.

Screen Grabs: Alice Cooper, Cecil Beaton, Rahsaan Roland Kirk….

A trio of tributes to vastly different personalities. Plus: Miracle Mile, Christopher Robin, Good Manners, and more in cinemas this week

Arts Forecast: Hip-hop pioneers, classic punks, Hawaiian fun…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Veronica Klaus, the Darts, Waterseed, Karen Solomon's pickling tips, and more to do this week.