Stories about Stage

Screen Grabs: How about a little levity?

Suggestions for light streaming: Classic screwballs, surreal slapstick, low-rent aliens, and a doc to rival 'Tiger King.'

In COVID crisis, judges decide to keep more people in jail

New rules approved in a hurried Saturday Judicial Council meeting mean longer waits behind bars for people who are not convicted of a crime.

Leading drag and performance venue closes indefinitely

Like many spaces, SoMa nightclub Oasis tries to figure out how to survive without any live audiences.

50 years of Jimi Hendrix’s radical, redefining ‘Band of Gypsys’

Revisiting a classic album that proved to be a turning point in rock's political expressionism.

Review: ‘Toni Stone’ hits a home run (and you can watch it on your couch)

ACT play tells the story of the first woman to play professional baseball. Here's how to stream it, along with other plays.

In ‘Please Don’t Eat the Mangos,’ this Mami has secrets

Stage favorite Wilma Bonet on playing the matriarch of a Puerto Rican family during a hurricane in the Magic's new play.

Can drag queens beat death? Find out in ‘Drag Becomes Her’

Peaches Christ, Jinkx Monsoon, and BenDeLaCreme send up 1992 camp classic 'Death Becomes Her' in a dragstravaganza.

Review: Sketch comedy legends Culture Clash return—with big tío energy

The pioneering performance trio's provocations feel comforting, but still pack a poignant wallop at Berkeley Rep.

Noise Pop snaps, crackles, and jangles with surprises and new favorites

Sarchasm, Habibi, Seablite, DJ QBert, Angelica Garcia, Helado Negro, Tré Burt, and many more filled a week with great music.

Arts Forecast: Feeling international, at home

Two big arts festivals announce season lineups. Plus: The Living Earth Show, King City, We So Bay, Joffrey Ballet, 'Mutts,' and more