Stories about Rotimi Agbabiaka

A ‘Macbeth’ that’s equal parts murder and music

Cal Shakes productions doesn't strain for relevance, opting instead for classic madness and mayhem.

Secrets, lies, and a roiling harem in ‘House of Joy’

An empire wanes, but women find their strength to carry on in Madhuri Shekar's play at Cal Shakes.

Arts Forecast: Frameline Fest gets new executive director, more …

House of Joy, Metallica + SF Symphony, Purple Rain, Herbie Hancock, Border People, and more upcoming arts events.

In Rotimi Agbabiaka’s ‘Manifesto,’ a call to visionary black, queer ambition

The actor's latest solo show channels James Baldwin, Nina Simone, and Fela Kuti's revolutionary spirit—with his own fierce twist.

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Femme crips, man-haters, precarious lives, post-colonial mothering, and the queer intifada take center stage at the monthlong fest.

Seeing Red: SF Mime Troupe is making it a socialist summer

57-year-old agit-prop institution's latest takes us back in time to when it seemed America was on the brink of something bigger

The Civil War, from another side, in ‘Father Comes Home from the Wars Parts 1, 2, and 3’

Suzan-Lori Parks' riveting epic at ACT's Geary Theatre gives a complex account of the yearning for—and terror of— individual freedom.

2016: Some very bright spots

Looking back at people, places, and performances that helped us survive a year of turmoil.

‘Type/Caste’ is a curtain call for theater stereotypes

Rotimi Agbabiaka's solo show dissects onstage, backstage issues of race and sexuality.

Mime Troupe tackles ignorance at its root in 57th season

This year brings new outdoor show 'Schooled' and an expanded brick and mortar space.