Stories about Stage

Remembering Kevin Killian, 1952-2019

The essential queer SF poet, writer, playwright, literary booster, and saucy gossip passed away Saturday at age 66.

Fresh Meat Festival serves up revolutionary trans-queer dance, 17 years on

We got the scoop from kNOw SHADE Vogue Ensemble, fest founder Sean Dorsey, and a pair of queer bachata champs.

At 83, piano legend Larry Vuckovich recounts a ‘Fascinating Jazz Life’

Raw garlic, organic greens, and a history playing with the greats: The Bay Area favorite has all the essential elements

Tracing how Silicon Valley treats women in ‘The Fit’

Carey Perloff's new comedy is inspired by Ellen Pao's case, and explores "who’s making this stuff and how it gets used."

Review: Herd mentality writ large (and snorting) in ‘Rhinoceros’

ACT stages menacing yet side-splitting tale of a society trampled by rampaging crisis.

‘Oedipus’ incarcerated: Esteban Carmona plays imprisoned tragic hero

The star of Magic Theatre's contemporized Greek tale—now set in South Central LA—talks about staging Sophocles for new audiences.

New ‘Tales of the City’: Mouse and Ben in a very different world

Actors Charlie Barnett and Murray Bartlett talk about intergenerational dating, transphobia, steamy sex scenes in Netflix reboot

‘The Bald Soprano’: A perfect hour of absurdity returns, fire chief and all

Cutting Ball Theater restages its hugely popular production of the Ionesco classic for its 20th anniversary.

Bernie Day at the state Dem Convention

Sanders makes case for a progressive agenda as a way to beat Trump. Plus: Castro on police reform and affordable housing. Convention, Day Three.

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.