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Tagged with: Shotgun Players

Ignore the plot: ‘The Great Comet’ seeks to entertain

With a cast of two dozen, the Shotgun Players have a blast. Shame about the dropped COVID restrictions.

‘Man of God’: High school avengers seek to slay for thousand sexist cuts

Trigger warning: This review and the production it covers address the topics of sexual harassment, sexual assault, incest, and eating disorders. At the traditional pre-show...

The buck stops and/or starts with gentrification in ‘Dream Hou$e’

Two sisters must decide to preserve a family legacy or jump at a possible payday in Shotgun Players' latest

Review: Vivid ‘Passing Strange’ gets a timely revival from Shotgun Players

Stew's 2007 musical is an essential expansion of Black representation—stretched out, however, it loses some power

‘Plot Point in Our Sexual Development’ dissects a history of trans love

Definitions of "comfort" are contested as a couple rolls through their sexual triumphs and trials.

Review: ‘The Claim’ captures the hurricane of immigration red tape

Shotgun Players return with a rapid-fire examination of the limits of bureaucratic and romantic language.

Reading is fundamental: 44 years of the Bay Area Playwrights Festival

At nearly a half-century, this showcase of early-career playwrights must be doing something right. Find out what, starting Fri/16.

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...

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...

‘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...