Stories about Performance

A giddy Go-Go’s time warp in “Head Over Heels”

Quirky new jukebox musical mixes stylish Elizabethan trappings with turbo-charged '80s pop charm.

Sean Dorsey Dance’s ‘Boys in Trouble’ unpacks toxic masculinity

Humor, tenderness, vulnerability come to the fore in latest work by renowned transgender choreographer and company.

A ‘Timon’ for our times? Cutting Ball Theatre transfers Shakespeare to SF

Director Rob Melrose's Timon, "the hottest CEO this side of Market Street," is transported to the Tenderloin in timely production.

Review: ‘Disruption’ offers timely #metoo twist on tech scandals

3Girls Theatre Company’s latest dramatizes double standards in the workplace, with high stakes but a limited scope.

Party Radar: Fortnight of Fun—Love Glove Edition

She Bends, John Cameron Mitchell, Head Over Heels, Doc Martin, The Juan Maclean, Asmara, Carl Craig, Rebolledo... two weeks of party madness!

‘The Wolves’ kicks up young women’s power, rage, and sheer joy

Director Morgan Green and coach Shane Kennedy talk about the lively, soccer-based Pulitzer finalist at Marin Theatre Company.

BART Board votes to endorse Wiener housing bill

Transit agency members support upzoning -- despite growing community opposition

American myth-busting in Roxie’s ‘Dark Side of the Dream’

Ranging from 1930s Warner Brothers crime dramas to '60s exploitation flicks, the weekend series seethes and scathes with politics, passion.

Blackface betrayal and ‘Black Lies’ in Edgar Arceneaux’s new YBCA installation

The LA artist takes on Ben Vereens' infamously truncated performance at Ronald Reagan's 1981 inaugural gala, and more.

Arts Forecast: Walking the Irish border, making epic poetry

CounterPulse Fest's 'aon mhac tíre.' Plus: Granny Cart Gangstas, Sister Spit, Caminos Flamencos, 'American Optimism,' 'Latin Standards,' more