Monday, March 8, 2021

Tag: Second Act

All Ears: 17 music releases to look forward to in 2020

Between embargoes and secret release dates that see artists dropping projects when a Twitter trend is to their benefit, it's a little perplexing assembling a strong list of music projects that...

Lesbian history finally takes center stage in ‘The Daughters’

The first act of The Daughters, a comedy by Patricia Cotter (at the San Francisco Playhouse through November 2), imagines the Daughters of Bilitis’ first meeting in 1955. The DOB was...

Who’s up for some Drunk Drag Dizney Broadway?

ONSTAGE For the past three and a half years, Drunk Drag Broadway has been bringing its original parodies of memorable Great White Way musicals to SF Oasis. Starting with "Wicked-ish" in 2016,...

Wilkommen to the ever-relevant ‘Cabaret’

ONSTAGE Probably most of us can remember the first time we saw Cabaret (at SF Playhouse through September 14). For many it would have been the groundbreaking movie directed by Bob...

Review: Wild highs and lows in ‘Falsettos’

ONSTAGE The first act of revered musical¬†Falsettos‚ÄĒthe touring 2016 Broadway revival stops at Golden Gate Theatre through April 14‚ÄĒis a fascinating study in nostalgia. The cast is stunning. The...
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BIG WEEK + PARTY RADAR: Top 10 things to do Thu/14-Mon/18

BIG WEEK + PARTY RADAR This week I'm combining both my events columns in a mad scientist experiment. (My underground lab is full of freshly bloomed red camellias, artsy...
48 Hills Shocktoberfest

Sssuper ssscary! ‘Shocktoberfest: Curse of the Cobra’

Thrillpeddlers' 16th annual stage spooktacular  is delightfully silly and gross in equal measure.  By Marke B. ONSTAGE Things really get hilariously gruesome -- and uncomfortable -- in the second act of the...

‘Breaking the Code’ depicts the enigma of Alan Turing

Theatre Rhinoceros takes on the tragic, complicated story of the gay mathematician who helped save the world.  By Marke B. ONSTAGE Things get cooking in the second act of "Breaking the Code:...