Stories about Onstage

Party Radar: Sapphic pleasures, Lynchian delights, an indie Hotline …

... Juana, Nickodemus, KlangKeuntsler, J.Phlip, Rave Against the Machine, Daddy Issues, and more hot parties this week.

‘How To Be a White Man’ explores power and identity with a comic touch

Luna Malbroux's new play with SF Bay Area Theatre Company takes on showbiz entitlement in a changing political landscape.

Flipping the script on a tragic war’s fallout in ‘Vietgone’

Qui Nguyen's exuberant comedy at A.C.T. presents the Vietnam War from the point of view of the refugees who fled to America.

Mama (with Vicki Lawrence) comes a-callin’ at the Castro

The great Carol Burnett Show alum brings her alter ego to the stage in 'Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show,' Sat/17

21st Romani Music Festival lights up with electrifying horns, cultural openness

Balkan powerhouse Džambo Aguševi Orchestra headlines Voice of Roma's annual gathering, happening Fri/9 in Oakland.

A school mass shooting inspires a new play at Berkeley Rep

Playwright Julia Cho dug deep into 2007 Virginia Tech massacre reports to construct 'Office Hour,' about a fraught student-teacher encounter.

‘Born Yesterday’—but a 70-year-old play splendidly comments on today

A vulgar, immoral millionaire goes to Washington to further his interests in this classic at SF Playhouse. What could go wrong?

The tale of an enduring marriage, sound effects included, in ‘Reel to Reel’

A world premiere at Magic Theatre brings strong performances, and a surprisingly different ear, to the stage.

Expanding the face of Detroit’s working class with ‘Skeleton Crew’

Playwright Dominique Morisseau brings passion and complexity to a threatened auto plant in Marin Theatre Company's latest production.

What does marriage sound like?

Playwright John Kolvenbach's 'Reel to Reel' at Magic Theater uses plungers, hammers, pails to hone in on a relationship over time.