Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Tag: Shotgun Players

Arts Forecast: Here come the Sisters

MUCH ADO ABOUT FOLSOM Folsom Street Fair is two Sundays away (watch for my party guide), and what better way could organizers seize the news cycle ahead of time than......

Watching movies—and coping and connecting—in ‘The Flick’

 Jon Tracy says the first time he read Annie Baker’s play, The Flick, (which he is directing at Shotgun Players, through October 6) it felt like a piece of...

‘Exit Strategy’: Can they save a crumbling high school?

Adam Niemann has a monologue in Exit Strategy at the Aurora Theatre (Through September 29) that he "feels like going down on a ramp on a skateboard and gathering...

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

ONSTAGE Waiting after school for his mother to pick him up after a high school French club meeting, Rotimi Agbabiaka—whose new show Manifesto plays at the African American Arts and Culture...

Review: Superman is Black and invincible in ‘Supremacy’

Two modes of storytelling collide with meaningful results in Jason Mendez’s play Supremacy (at Exit Theatre through Sat/18). The playwright repurposes Superman’s origin story by placing an ordinary black...

As a queer POC, El Beh finds joy in playing ‘Mary Poppins’

ONSTAGE El Beh, who plays the title role in San Francisco Playhouse’s Mary Poppins (through January 12), never would have thought to play the no-nonsense nanny who comes in on the...

From uproarious meme to poignant play (with salad)

ONSTAGE Sheila Callaghan appreciates a good meme. Several friends, knowing this, sent her the notorious one of "Women Laughing Alone with Salad,” after the blog Hairpin highlighted stock photos of women...

Swimming through teen girls’ intense friendship in ‘Dry Land’

ONSTAGE Grace Ng played Wilhelm, the lead, in the Shotgun Player’s recent production of The Black Rider. So when the theater held auditions for its current play, Dry Land (through...

BEST OF THE BAY 2016: EDITOR’S PICKS

48 Hills is proud to host the Bay Guardian Best of the Bay 2016. Every year, our Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Editor's Picks highlight people, places, and...